The alert method
The alert displays Internet Explorers alert box with the text specified by text displayed in it.
The close method
If this method is used unqualified then this closes the current window, qualified it closes the window specified.
The confirm method
Diplays a confirm box with the text displyed in it with an OK button and a Cancel button. If the OK button is pressed then the value TRUE is returned, if the Cancel button is pressed then the value FALSE is returned.
This displays a confirm box, if the user presses the OK button then a message box appears saying so, likewise for the Cancel button.
The navigate method
Navigates the current window to the URL specified.
The open method
Opens a new window with the specified URL loaded into it with the specified window name, window features, width and height.
open(url, windowName, windowFeatures, width, height)
This opens a window to our home page that is 100 * 100 pixels in size.
The prompt method
Displays a prompt box, that the user can enter text into. text1 specifies the text displayed in the propmt box and text2 displays the text that will appear by default in the input box.
Displays a prompt box with "Enter some text" diplayed in it and "xxxxxxxxxx" diplayed in the input box, the user enters some data which when the user OKs it, it is displayed in a message box.
The settimeout method
Executes the code specified after the number of milliseconds specified by timeout.
This example displays a message box with "Hello" in it after 5 seconds.