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": https://register.facebook.com/editaccount.php Screenshot of the notification: http://www.flickr.com/photos/4braham/4207503740/ 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). > -- Abraham Williams | Awesome Lists | http://awesomeli.st Project | Intersect | http://intersect.labs.poseurtech.com Hacker | http://abrah.am | http://twitter.com/abraham This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private.