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Old 01-04-2000, 04:44 PM   #1
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Cool Click to autobookmark a website

In some website, a visitor click a button and the website is automatically "loaded" onto visitor's favorite(bookmark) and/or browser front page. I would like to incorporate this feature into my website design. Please comment
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Old 01-04-2000, 06:37 PM   #2
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First off, let me just say that automatically making your site a bookmark on someone's computer is a rather low and unethical thing to do as a webmaster.

However, if you are trying to add a link to accomplish this, here is teh code (note, this works for IE only):
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<a href="javascript:void(0);" onclick='window.external.AddFavorite(location.href, document.title);'>Bookmark this Page</a>
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Old 01-04-2000, 07:56 PM   #3
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Depends on how it's done if it's ethical. If they expect a click to mean bookmark, then IMHO it's okay

Here's a version that degrades gracefully for netscape and old versions of IE

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
<!--
if ((navigator.appVersion.indexOf("MSIE") > 0) && (parseInt(navigator.appVersion) >= 4)) {
document.write("<A HREF='javascript:window.external.AddFavorite(locat ion.href, document.title);'><B>Click here to make this site one of your Favorites</B></A><BR>");
** else
{
document.write("<B>Don't forget to bookmark this site!</B>" );
**
//-->
</SCRIPT>


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Old 01-05-2000, 12:39 AM   #4
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the one i use is only for explorer....

will these work with netscape?
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Old 01-06-2000, 08:16 AM   #5
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Creating a link which will bookmark is only possible in Internet Explorer 4 or higher. This function is not supported by any version of Netscape.

WildComputer's script above does take this into account and returns a text message of "Don't forget to bookmark this site!" for users with browsers that aren't IE 4+.

Take care,
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