Monthly Archives: February 2009

A href = “#” with javascript event onclick issue on IE

I have this kind of link on my code :


< a href = '#' onclick='javascript:window.open("http://somelocation.net/")'>somelocation </a>

The problem with this is that whenever this is clicked in a MS IE browser, both the original link and the new window is executed.
I was expecting that only the new window will be displayed and refresh. To solve this, i’ve changed my code to :


<href = '#' onclick='javascript:window.open("http://somelocation.net/");return false;' >
somelocation <a>

That solves the issue.