Detection of websites using X-Frame-Options #2

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martey opened this Issue Oct 15, 2012 · 5 comments

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martey commented Oct 15, 2012

When I tried this on my personal website, I freaked out for a couple of seconds because nothing was displayed. I eventually realized that this was because I was using X-Frame-Options to prevent clickjacking.

I found a StackOverflow answer showing a method to detect X-Frame-Options client-side. Would you consider integrating it?

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johnpolacek commented Oct 15, 2012

You can detect, but it still won't display in the iFrame, so I'm not sure what the point would be?

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martey commented Oct 15, 2012

Neither Chrome nor Firefox display an error message in the iframe when X-Frame-Options is causing an iframed site not to load, so it is not clear (without loading an error console or looking at HTTP headers) that Responsivator is not at fault.

I thought it might make the site more user-friendly if it displayed an error message to let the user know that this might be the issue. One could argue that this is the browser's responsibility, though.

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johnpolacek commented Oct 10, 2014

I accept pull requests! :)

@johnpolacek did anyone ever do anything about this? I'm going to look for a solution to warn people using the am i responsive tool so if you're interested I'll share the solutions

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johnpolacek commented Jan 7, 2015

Sounds good, thanks!

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