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Alert telling people they are leaving the site

Posted on 2011-03-07
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I have a website with four links to outside websites. The client wants a box to appear when they click one of these links that says - You are now visiting a site outside of the ourwebsite. To return to our website, close this browser.

Any quick things I can add for this?
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Question by:katlees
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by:leakim971
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by:dxdinh
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<script language="javascript">

function Redirect (url)
{
   if (confirm('Are you sure - you want to leave our site?'))
{
   document.location.href= url ;
}
}


<a href="#" onclick="Redirect('http://www.outlink.com');"> outside link 1</a>
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by:katlees
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dxdinh - this did not work. It doesn't go anywhere and no pop up shows up.
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by:dxdinh
ID: 35059142
I forgot the close script tag
Can u try
onclick="javascript:Redirect(...
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by:katlees
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This is what I Have so far.. It doesn't do anything when I click on it.

<script language="javascript">
function Redirect (url)
{
   if (confirm('You are now visiting a site outside of the Bank's website. To return to Bank's website, close this browser.'))
{
   document.location.href= url ;
}
}
</script>
<p><a onclick="javascript:Redirect ('https://usa.visa.com/personal/security/vbv/index.html?ep=v_sym_verified');" href="#">Verified By Visa Account Notification</a>
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leakim971 earned 500 total points
ID: 35059525
Escape the simple quotes in your message using : \


<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<script language="javascript">
	function Redirect (url) {
		if( confirm('You are now visiting a site outside of the Bank\'s website. To return to Bank\'s website, close this browser.') ) {
	   		document.location.href = url;
			return false;
		}
		return false;
	}
</script>
</head>
<body>
<p><a onclick="return Redirect('https://usa.visa.com/personal/security/vbv/index.html?ep=v_sym_verified');" href="#">Verified By Visa Account Notification</a>
</body>
</html>

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by:katlees
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Perfect - thanks.
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