[wp-hackers] Stay/Leave Message on Save

Nikola Nikolov nikolov.tmw at gmail.com
Wed May 21 13:52:30 UTC 2014

Hi Brian,

What about hooking a callback to your buttons "click" event and just
triggering a "click" on the WP Save button? That should do the trick in my
opinion, but I haven't tested it.

On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 4:39 PM, Brian Hogg <brian at brianhogg.ca> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I built in extra fields / meta boxes in the admin panel as part of a
> theme, and added extra submit buttons so users didn’t have to scroll all
> the way up to click Publish/Save.  Since WP 3.9 there’s now a "stay/leave”
> popup appearing when the extra submit buttons are used and the
> description/title has been changed.
> I’ve searched around the js a bit and am not seeing where the
> window.onbeforeunload function is being set, and setting
> window.onbeforeunload = null; when the extra submit buttons are clicked has
> no effect.  The post does still save when “Leave this page” is selected in
> the popup.  Is there another way to hook in and disable this stay/leave
> message?
> Thanks!
> Brian
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