showModalDialog has been deprecated

Published: | Categories: DOM | Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0


The window.showModalDialog method, originally from Internet Explorer, is now considered deprecated. The method should be used instead.

Update: The method has been disabled since Firefox 46 when Firefox is running in the multi-process mode dubbed e10s.

Update: The method is no longer available on Firefox 48 and later as e10s has been enabled by default.