RE: redirect to Home Button is a bad idea
by "Cyanide _7" <leo7278(at)hotmail.com>
||Wed, 09 Feb 2000 18:24:15 CST
just a little clarification:
>I know it's a terrible practice and redundant. I need to do it anyway. Is
>possible in IE? This is how it works in Netscape 4+:
<INPUT TYPE = "BUTTON" VALUE = "Exit to your home page"
>This gives the object though
object, what object. *home* is a method of the window object and can also be
written window.home(); self.home(); top.home(); etc... its not an object.
I would like to make it work in IE too. Apparently IE uses a different
>object to go to the browser's home button. If anyone knows what it is ...
objects aside, i do not believe IE provides a method for sending the user to
the current home page. I could very well be wrong about this of course... -
> > ----------
> > From: Dennis Lapcewich
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 8, 2000 5:30 PM
> > To: 'Chad Johnson'; 'hwg-languages(at)hwg.org'
> > >
> > > No, I mean redirect them to where the end users "Home" button
> > > sends them. If
> > > the user set their preferences or internet options so that
> > > their start page
> > > is yahoo... it would go to yahoo.
> > > Chad
> > >
> > Not a good idea since a link to a "home page" on a web page is generally
> > understood and accepted to mean the home page of the site and not the
> > page
> > of the user's browser.
> > Unless, of course, your link specifically states otherwise, but still
> > a
> > good idea. :)
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