team1504 — 2013-02-08T19:35:17-05:00 — #1
Is there a way to apply styles to an element upon or just before leaving that page and going to a different page?
For example, I have a fading out CSS3 Animation and I want to apply that right before a user leaves the current page to go to a different page in my site or to another page / site all together.
I appreciate and welcome all and any help or comments regarding this.
ralphm — 2013-02-08T21:02:56-05:00 — #2
You'd need JS to do that, but it sounds like it might be pretty annoying, as you'd have to prevent the user from leaving the page for a while, which would probably make me never want to visit your site again, TBH.
team1504 — 2013-02-09T03:43:54-05:00 — #3
Yes, you're right. Now that I've had some time to think about it, I don't think that is a good user-experience at all. Thank you for helping me realise this / that !
paulob — 2013-02-09T05:08:29-05:00 — #4
IE had these in place since IE4 I believe (removed in IE9 fortunately) and came as standard in front-page and was the curse of many a webpage
team1504 — 2013-02-09T21:34:34-05:00 — #5
yeah, i'm really glad @ralph_m bought me to my senses. I was really fascinated and obsessed with CSS3 Animations and wanted to do a fade-out upon leave, but when I realised that would prevent the user form reaching his / her goal ( in this case navigating to another page or leaving my site entirely ) I understood it was wrong of me to try to implement it and it would only make my visitors want to leave my site more. :lol: