Javascript [delete] confirmation

Meant to post this aaaaages ago in case I forgot where I found it originally, but of course I didn’t and so today I’ve had to dig around and find it again :)

This snippet of code pops up a confirmation dialog when, for example, you click a button on a web based form, making it ideal for building interfaces where you want to provide a preventative measure against accidental requests being made.

Check it out:

And here’s the code:

<input name=action type=submit value=Delete onClick="javascript:return confirm('Are you sure you want to delete this record?')"/>

Obviously you’ll need to set up methods for handling the different actions, but the key thing here is the javascript snippet.

Credit to CodeToad for the original posting.

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