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How to detect browser close when browser [X] is clicked ?

, 7 Mar 2011 CPOL 43.7K 11
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<head><title>Detect Browser Exit</title>
<script type="text/javascript" language="Javascript">
function DetectBrowserExit()
   alert('Execute task which do you want before exit');
window.onbeforeunload = function(){ DetectBrowserExit(); }
Detect Browser Exit


I found the code in jQuery. Clickety[^]

Browser Compatibility

I have tested this script in the following Web browsers:
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari


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GeneralNice one. Pin
Ramalinga Koushik3-Jun-11 22:43
memberRamalinga Koushik3-Jun-11 22:43 

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