Changing the tab (or window) title is an age old practice. Gmail does it to notify the user of a new chat message and this blog does it to update the tab title after a new page loads via AJAX. How is it done? By setting a property on the
document object, of course:
That property, of course, is
document.title = 'Hello!'; // New title :)
One common misconception is that you change the
window.title property, but you must use the
document object, otherwise you'll see no effect. You'll oftentimes see a
setInterval used with
document.title to quickly change title to get the user's attention.
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Just some simple...
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