HTML5 post message API does not work in case new tab is opened via anchor tag href in Edge

Not reproducible Issue #9185027


vijay p.
Oct 4, 2016
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Steps to reproduce

IE Edge Version: 25.10586.0.0
EdgeHTML: 13.10586

window.opener.postMessage is working for event
but its not working when new tab opened via <a href="app.html">New Page</a>

Same thing is working on Firefox and Chrome but not in IE.

index.html is parent window
app.html is new tab (child window)


Comments and activity

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “Ibrahim O.”

    Changed Status to “Not reproducible”

  • We appreciate your feedback. We are having difficulties reproducing this issue on MS Edge 14393 and appears to be you are still on 10586. This issue may have been fixed since then, so please let us know if you can repro this issue despite the latest updates” and we will be closing this bug as Not repro but feel free to reactive this feedback if the result is not convenient for you.

    All the best,
    The MS Edge Team

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