FP98: Sample JavaScript Code to Redirect Page Based on Browser

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For a Microsoft FrontPage 97 version of this article, see 193063.
Summary
This article provides sample JavaScript that redirects a Web browser toa specific page based on which browser you are using.
More information
NOTE: The following JavaScript has been tested in Microsoft InternetExplorer versions 3.0 and 4.0 and Netscape Navigator versions 3.0 and 4.0.

To redirect the browser using a script, follow these steps:
  1. Start FrontPage Editor and open the HTML page you want to edit.
  2. On the Insert menu, point to Advanced and then click Script.
  3. In the Language section, click JavaScript.
  4. In the Script box, type the following script:
    var version = navigator.appVersion;
          // sets variable = browser version      if (version.indexOf("MSIE") != -1)      // checks to see if using IE         {         window.location.href="ie.htm"         /* If using IE, it shows this page         replace ie.htm with page name */       }else      window.open("other.htm", target="_self")      /* else open other page      replace other.html with page name */ 						
  5. Click OK.
  6. On the File menu, click Save.
  7. Open the page in a Web browser that supports client-side scripting.
References
For more information about JavaScript, please see the following MicrosoftWorld Wide Web site:
98 fpscript JavaScript Redirect browser
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Article ID: 193057 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 17:38:00 - Revision: 2.0

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