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Syntax for redirect URL

Thread began 3/12/2014 4:18 pm by iainmacdonald331081 | Last modified 3/13/2014 2:23 pm by Jason Byrnes | 953 views | 7 replies |


Syntax for redirect URL after logging in

I have a page here with a standard login form:

Part the last part of the URL is dynamic, i.e. 'handprintsafarilodge1' is a field in a database.

How does the redirect URL need to look to redirect to return to the page with the same lodge listed? e.g.:

../africa/<?php echo $row_rs_Lodge['GSG_URL']; ?>

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

that looks correct for the redirect URL as long as the recordset is on the page before the redirect URL.

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What should the syntax be on the line to include the PHP echo part?

"successRedirect" => "../africa/<?php echo $row_rs_Lodge['GSG_URL']; ?>/",

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

"successRedirect" => "../africa/".$row_rs_Lodge['GSG_URL']."/",

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Thanks Jason - that's returning to:


Without picking up the GSG_URL field.

Not sure if that's due to a typo or maybe the ordering of the code at the top of the page.

I've attached it to see if you can spot anything obvious.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

the recordset uses a URL variable to filter. That URL varaible doesnt exist when the form is posted.

in the form tag:

<form class="Basic_Default" id="Insert_Basic_Default" name="Insert_Basic_Default" method="post" action="<?php echo (htmlentities($_SERVER["PHP_SELF"], ENT_QUOTES)); ?>">

change the action:
action="<?php echo (htmlentities($_SERVER["PHP_SELF"], ENT_QUOTES)); ?>"

action="<?php echo(htmlentities($_SERVER["PHP_SELF"], ENT_QUOTES)."?".$_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"]); ?>"

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Thanks Jason. That works, although it does show up as:

In the browser.

I had managed to get it working by adding a session:

if (!isset($_SESSION["GSG_URL"])) {
$_SESSION["GSG_URL"] = "".$row_rs_Lodge['GSG_URL'] ."";


"successRedirect" => "../africa/".$_SESSION["GSG_URL"]."/",

I guess either or will be OK - that extra bit on the URL isn't that big a deal.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

glad to hear you have it working.

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