Pressing "Back" when in ebay slides down a dialog box saying that repeating an action and asks to do it or not!




9 years ago
8 years ago


(Reporter: tom, Unassigned)


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(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-1-30])



9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv: Gecko/20091221 Firefox/3.5.7
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv: Gecko/20091221 Firefox/3.5.7

If you go to look at an item in ebay then go back to the previous page it slides down a window telling you that you are duplicating a send request indicating you don't need to and ask for you to click if you really want to! How am I to use ebay and other sites where it gives this false message forcing constant second clicking? Infuriating and unnecessary.

Reproducible: Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1. search in ebay
2. click on an item
3. press Back to go back to your search and it gives a menu telling you that you are unnecessarily resending for a page you already have... but if true it should pull it from memory but not force you to answer a dumb message to go get it again. Ebay changes constantly so I'm thinking the search page you are going back to probably has changed. This happens sometimes yet so much that I can't stand it any more. Please fix!
Is it asking if you wish to resend information you have already sent?

Comment 2

9 years ago
It is telling me, when hitting back arrow, that I already sent. I know this! I just need to back up a page or pages without having a menu drop down with another button to click. This is insane, it looks at the previous page I'm going to and complains that I'm wanting to make another web request. Of course I am, it is a web page, it may have changed, especially on ebay. This looks like one of those insane ideas somebody had to try and lesson web traffic. It is beyond stupid to stop me and thousands of other users from hitting the "back" and telling me that I'm accessing a web page unnecessarily. What a wast of my time. I hit yes go get the page every time. This is a good reason to leave Firefox but then microsoft is so poor....

Comment 3

9 years ago
The exact message that comes up is: Confirm: To display this page, Firefox must send information that will repeat any action (such as a search or order confirmation) that was performed earlier. Then gives options: Cancel or Resend. 

This should not come up. It stops you from using the backup key in ebay. Happens probably 40 times a day for me if doing ebay. Will have to switch to apples Safari to fix it?

Comment 4

9 years ago
(In reply to comment #1)
> Is it asking if you wish to resend information you have already sent?

It realizes that the page I'm paging back to with the backup arrow probably does not need to be renewed that I Just went to it. This is a classic bug. Firefox thinks that it should warn me to just go back a page in ebay. Does not happen in where I go page back all the time.

I have a screen print if you tell me how to upload it or email it to you.
Reporter, are you still seeing this issue with Firefox 3.6.13 or later in safe mode? If not, please close. These links can help you in your testing.

You can also try to reproduce in Firefox 4 Beta 8 or later, there are many improvements in the new version,
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-1-30]
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.13 or later and a new profile ( If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE

Comment 7

8 years ago
I tried it in ebay and it worked! Must have done 20 pages of testing. It used to stop me with stupid "sending data again" type message thus being too irritating to use but now it is working fine. Thank you support!!!!!!
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