How to Create a Popup Window With Dreamweaver

How to Create a Popup Window With Dreamweaver. If you have ever wanted to include a pop-up window with your website, such as for thumbnails or accessibility, Dreamweaver makes it easy to do so. Dreamweaver has included automatic scripting to let you change a few options and add a pop-up window to your website almost automatically with no hard coding involved. Follow these steps to add a pop-up window to your website.

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Start Dreamweaver. Open a new blank document by selecting "HTML" in the "New" category on the introduction splash screen.

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Type the word "Link" or some other text so you can test out the pop-up window onto your new blank HTML document and select it when you are finished.

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Choose the "Window" menu, and then "Behaviors" to bring up the Behaviors panel.

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Click on the "+" symbol and then choose "Open Browser Window" to view the Open Browser Window pop-up properties. Here, you can set the specific properties you would like to apply to your pop-up window.

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Key in, copy and paste or browse to input the URL you wish the visitor to be directed to when he clicks on the word "Link" in your document.

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Specify the width and height of the pop-up, as well as any attributes you want the pop-up to contain such as a toolbar, menu bar, status bar, scrollbars or resize handles and click "OK."

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Select "onClick" from the Events column in the Behaviors panel to set the pop-up window to occur when the word "Link" is clicked.