Closed Bug 284824 Opened 18 years ago Closed 17 years ago
Display page title normally in popup window title bar if popup's host matches parent window's host, even if popup's address bar is hidden
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050225 Firefox/1.0.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050225 Firefox/1.0.1 While creating a mini-web app for myself, I noticed that since I hide the address bar in the popup window I use FF decides that I'm probably phishing and displays the host and port of my server before the page title in the popup's title bar. While this is a good idea 90-some percent of the time, when the host of the popup matches the host of the window that opened it (as is the case for what I'm doing) I think the page title should display normally. As it is now, the host name prevents the page title from displaying in my taskbar; if the window isn't up front I tend to mistake its taskbar entry for a view-source window. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Go to www.jasonfleshman.org/moz/popuptest 2. Click the "Launch" link Actual Results: The window's title is "http://www.jasonfleshman.org - Popup Tester II - Mozilla Firefox" Expected Results: The window's title is "Popup Tester II - Mozilla Firefox" since both the popup and the page that launched it are from jasonfleshman.org
WFM - Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050228 Firefox/1.0+ Try clearing the browser cache, it is possible that a version without a title is cached.
(Fixing a typo in the summary since I'm adding a comment anyway) No, the title of the page shows up after the hostname for me -- if it were a cache issue it'd be the full URL, not just the host. Also, the test case I linked to didn't exist until right before I filed the bug, so there would be no cache entry for me to use. Maybe it's only on the 1.0.1 branch and not in the nightlies?
Summary: Display pape title normally in popup window title bar if popup's host matches parent window's host, even if popup's address bar is hidden → Display page title normally in popup window title bar if popup's host matches parent window's host, even if popup's address bar is hidden
Correct, it's only on the 1.0.1 branch. See bug 22183 comment 253.
Yes - we're working on a better solution for the trunk so hopefully the titlebar change won't go into Firefox 1.1. Gerv
(In reply to comment #4) > Yes - we're working on a better solution for the trunk so hopefully the titlebar > change won't go into Firefox 1.1. > > Gerv I hope it will happen very soon, because this bug really annoys me. Beyond this I enjoy using Firefox, it's a great product! Len
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WONTFIX: the purpose of including the hostname in the titlebar is to prevent web pages from spoofing browser chrome, so leaving it out based on whether it matches the parent's hostname doesn't make any sense. As Gerv said, we're thinking about other solutions that don't involve putting the hostname in the titlebar.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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