[thelist] How do I get around this?

Bob Haroche spambait at onpointsolutions.com
Sun Jan 5 10:53:01 CST 2003

I can open the pop up window using IE 6 (Win2K) and with Zone Alarm's pop up
blocker enabled. Nonetheless, I'd recommend not popping up a secondary
window for a few reasons:

1. If users want to navigate a site with their browser at a set size, let
them do the re-sizing themselves.

2. Your pop up window has no browser chrome (controls) so users don't have
easy access to forward/back/bookmark buttons, etc.

3. Users with js disabled (a not insignificant number) can't enter your site
at all. If I recall correctly, that goes for search engine robots as well
which don't follow js links.

As an alternative, why not have the "Enter" link open a regular page inside
the existing browser window, and simultaneously pop up a small window
warning about the site content.

Final note: I took a quick look at your source code and saw this in your
<body> tag:

You're calling a background image located on your hard drive, which won't
load for anyone who's not sitting at your computer.

Bob Haroche
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