i have a form that on post it runs a php page.But when the result is successful it opens a notification page. The problem is that it opens both the php page and the notification all I would like to do is to show the nofication page. php page runs the confirmation then if the result is successful then the nofication is used. I used "window.open" in javascript.Please can someone help

Hi there,
If you don't want to display two pages, try using "window.location", instead of "window.open".

You could try this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="no"?>
<?xml-stylesheet type="text/css" href="#css21" media="screen"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
   "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html id="xhtml10S" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head profile="http://www.w3.org/2005/10/profile">
<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=EmulateIE7" />
<meta http-equiv="Window-target" content="_top" />
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<meta http-equiv="Content-Style-Type" content="text/css" />
<meta http-equiv="Content-Script-Type" content="text/javascript" />
<title>Free Live Help!</title>
<style id="css21" type="text/css" media="screen">
/* <![CDATA[ */

div { 
   padding : 0; 
   margin : 0; 
   border : none; }


/* ]]> */
</style>
<script type="text/javascript">
// <![CDATA[
var win;
var popUp = function( mypage, myname, w, h ) {

   var winW = (( screen.width ) ? screen.width : (( window.clientWidth ) ? window.clientWidth : window.innerWidth ));

   var winH = (( screen.Height ) ? screen.Height : (( window.clientHeight ) ? window.clientHeight : window.innerHeight ));

   w = (( w ) ? (( winW ) - w ) : winW );
   h = (( h ) ? (( winH ) - h ) : winH );
   var opened = "active";

   var winprops = "";
   winprops += "width=" + w;
   winprops += ", height=" + h;
   winprops += ", top=0, left=0";
   winprops += ", scrollbars=yes";
   winprops += ", menubar=yes";
   winprops += ", toolbar=yes";
   winprops += ", resizable=yes"; 
   winprops += ", location=yes";
   
   if ( window.status === mypage ) {
      if ( typeof win !== "undefined" ) {
         if ( typeof (( win.opener ) ? win.opener : win.parent ) !== "undefined" ) { 
         win.focus();
         return false;
         } else {
         win = window.open( mypage, target = opened, myname, winprops );
         win.focus();
         return false;
         }
      } else { 
      win = window.open( "", target = opened, myname, winprops );
      win.focus();
      return false; 
      }      
   } else if ( window.status !== mypage ) {
      if ( typeof win !== "undefined" ) {
         if ( typeof (( win.opener ) ? win.opener : win.parent ) !== "undefined" ) {
         win.location.href = mypage;
         window.status = mypage;
         win.focus();
         return false;
         } 
      }
   } win = window.open( mypage, target = opened, myname, winprops );
     window.status = mypage;
     return false;
};
var validate = function( form ) {
   if ( form.txt.value ) {
   popUp("notification.php", "Your Title", 250, 250 );
   return true; 
   } alert( "Please enter some text!" );
   form.txt.focus();
   return false;
};
// ]]>
</script>
</head>
<body>
<div id="main">
<form id="testform" name="tesform" action="./test.php" method="post" onsubmit="return validate( this );">
<div>
<label for="txt">Test field: <input type="text" id="txt" name="txt" size="30" value="" /></label> <input type="submit" value=" -submit- " /></div>
</form>
</div>
</body>
</html>
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