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  1. #1
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    Closing Popup after clicking outside Form

    Hi guys!

    I'm just trying to set up my mail chimp popup that what it closes automatically when you click outside the form. I have it basically working and it doesn't close when you click inside the form but it does lockup the submit button and all the form functionality. I think it may have something to do with the return false.

    This is the code I'm using to hide the pop-up when clicking out side and disregard the hide when clicking in form.

    if (show){
    $('#mc_embed_signup a.mc_embed_close').show();
    setTimeout( function(){ $('#mc_embed_signup').fadeIn();} , 2000);
    $('#mc_embed_signup a.mc_embed_close').click(function(){ mcEvilPopupClose();});

    //User Code
    $('#mc-embedded-subscribe-form').click(function(){ return false;});
    $('#mc_embed_signup').click(function(){ mcEvilPopupClose();});

    This is the function for hiding it.

    function mcEvilPopupClose(){
    var now = new Date();
    var expires_date = new Date( now.getTime() + 31536000000 );
    document.cookie = 'MCEvilPopupClosed=yes;expires=' + expires_date.toGMTString()+';path=/';

    It's all Javascript any help would be much appreciated!

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    I would suggest you check whether your mouse is inside or outside the form and if outside you close the popup. Something like this:

    PHP Code:
    var inside false;
    'body').click(function() {
    inside && $('#mc_embed_signup').is(':visible')) {

    mouseenter(function() {
    inside true;
    mouseleave(function() {
    inside false;


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