Have a look at how Facebook handles it.

When they do a window.open() there is a notification in the existing window
directing the user to look for the new window. When the new window closes
the notification automatically goes away.

Look under "Linked Accounts":

Screenshot of the notification:

On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 14:48, jxdavis <jxda...@godaddy.com> wrote:

> We'd like to perform the OAuth login in an IFRAME, but Twitter
> redirects the window.top to the page if it detects that it's IFRAME'd.
> Is there a reason why we *must* show a window.open()?
> The reason why this is an issue is because the window.open() approach
> is not modal, i.e. we cannot force the pop-up in focus. This becomes a
> real usability issue for the users who, say, accidentally, clicks back
> into the opener window and doesn't realize that there's another window
> open that they cannot get to now without Alt+Tab or finding it in the
> taskbar (assuming the user's even using Windows).

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