Javascript - Showing a goodbye message to visitors

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It is sometimes very nice to display a message thanking your visitors for their visit. This tip is designed to show you how.

The JavaScript

Copy and paste this code between the <head> </ head> of your html page

<script language="javascript"> 
function bye()
// modify text to your needs
alert ("Thank you for your visit!");

Calling the Script

To use this feature, simply add the onunload event in the <body>

<body onUnload="bye();">

Note that

  • This is to be made on all pages of your site.
  • Many users no more appreciate such "intrusion", so used sparingly (imagine a news site with such a message ... and it pop-up "10-100 times a day).

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