Hate 'em or love 'em; popup and popunder windows are a constant companion during our Internet
forays. But they can be quite useful, especially the chromeless variety.
Chromeless popup window instructions
First, create and save a standard page with the information you wish to be displayed in the popup window. The elements should be placed within a table structure. Suggested width of table: around
If you choose not to include this snippet, visitors will still be able to close the window via the popup window title bar controls.
Popup script option 1
This option doesn't require a separate link, because the link is embedded in the script. Just copy and paste into your HTML code where you want the link to the popup to appear - you'll only need to change the "path/to" statement to suit. Nice and easy :).
Popup script option 2
Copy and paste the below into the HTML source code of the page you wish to launch the popup from (change the path value to suit):
Calling the popup window
Next, the hyperlink to use to engage script option 2 and launch the popup window.
(Change the properties in capital letters to suit):
With both popup options, you can change width and height to suit, but don't make it too narrow, otherwise site visitors will need to scroll horizontally to view the content. Too wide a setting will cover the majority of the screen area for those users still running
lower monitor resolutions.
Use automated popups with caution - I don't know many visitors who upon entering a site and seeing a popup window yell,
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