Solved

is it possible to change browser tab with javascript

Posted on 2008-10-29
3
655 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
hi,

Is it possible to change browser tab with javascript? i have a website checking every 2 second if a new message have arrived, and want to change the browser tab to this site if another tab is open. How would i do this? or is it even possible?

Regards
Stian
0
Comment
Question by:Stian_B
3 Comments
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
Roger Baklund earned 500 total points
ID: 22836669
No, that is not possible.
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:sh0e
ID: 22837541
No, that would be a privacy problem.  The tabs should be outside the scope of the web page.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Stian_B
ID: 22839090
ok, thank you for your time.
0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Avoid defining the variables in the global scope; trying to define them in a local function scope. Because:   • Look-up is performed every time a variable is accessed.   • Variables are resolved backwards from most specific to least specific scope…
Introduction HTML checkboxes provide the perfect way for a web developer to receive client input when the client's options might be none, one or many.  But the PHP code for processing the checkboxes can be confusing at first.  What if a checkbox is…
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…

776 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question