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Hi

I've been wearing Google out trying to find a cross-browser script which will enable the user to click a link and set the current page as their homepage - which is something specifically requested by a client (well actually they probably don't care if it's cross browser - but I do!).

All the ones I've found are IE only.

Does anyone know of one?

Thanks

My strategy is so simple an idiot could have devised it!

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Cross browser "set as homepage" script

I don't know about anybody else but if a web page changes my homepage I'll be right pissed about it.

This is messing with the options and setting of the browser. Isn't it a security risk or sorts?

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Cross browser "set as homepage" script

I'm not fond of the idea much to be honest. The IE versions I've found do ask before doing it rather than just taking over.

My strategy is so simple an idiot could have devised it!

"Also, your CSS (no offence) makes me want to gouge my eyes out with a rusty spoon" - TPH

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Cross browser "set as homepage" script

I don't think it's worth messing up your page to add alink to do it. If I want to bookmark a page, I'm quite happy going bookmars > bookmark this page.

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Cross browser "set as homepage" script

I tend to agree - the reason the client wants it is that the page will be "marketed" in a large office complex and will have building news and a directory - it will be on an outside webserver as it's lots of different companies involved.

The client hopes to make money from Google ads/search and so wants to try to ensure that everyone in the building uses this particular page as a homepage.

My strategy is so simple an idiot could have devised it!

"Also, your CSS (no offence) makes me want to gouge my eyes out with a rusty spoon" - TPH