Home Page Link
         by kirupa chinnathambi

What would be cooler than having someone set your site as their home page? Before you gaze starry eyed toward the future, let's hope you know how to create a home page link. A homepage link is a link, when clicked, that prompts the visitor with the option of setting your page as their home page.

For an example of what I am referring to, click the following button:

The Code:
he simplest way of implementing the JavaScript code would be to include it in a hyperlink. Copy and paste the following code into Notepad or your HTML editor and preview the page in your browser:

Basically, if you know how to create a hyperlink to a different page, you will be able to create a Set Homepage link. There is one characteristic that you should take note of:

  • window.location.href
    This parameter gets the full URL of the current page. If you want to set the home page of a specific URL, change window.location.href to the actual URL such as "" - with the quotation marks:


Just remember to copy the function - the chunk of code beginning with function setHome(), and do not forget to hyperlink to your function setHome() with the javascript: identifier before it.

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