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  1. #1
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    May 11th, 2005
    php redirect script of form input.
    I want to write a php script that redirects from a form on one of my web pages.

    I normally redirect a text link using "location:" and the php "header" function.

    However I now want to redirect a form input (from a little
    CJ "buy" botton) on a page.

    I can grab the GET variables in the redirect script successfully, but I'm not sure how I emulate a redirect header for the GET input.

    The header(location: URL) normally does a 302 redirect, but then I seem to lose the GET happening.

    I'd like to be able to cope with the GETs as well as text links in my script (which pulls affiliate links from a database).

    Just to make things more complicated I've used mod_rewrite to alter

    so I have some get variables occuring at this level as
    well. I guess I could get rid of this level of redirection
    and point the form directly at my redirection script.
    I've got it there so that the text links point to nice URLs.



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    January 19th, 2005
    I’m not 100% sure what you’re asking. If you’re loosing the GET information on your landing page (after the redirect), remember to append the GET info to the url in your header call. You shouldn’t be loosing the GET on your redirect page. The easiest way to do it would be to pull all the variables then call header with “location:http://www…$var1&so_on=$so_on”.
    But are you still master of your domain?

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    May 11th, 2005
    I finally got it sorted - I think a nights sleep helped.

    The mod_rewrite adds a couple of GET variables and one of these needs to be stripped out of the GET array. The other is a SID, which I keep.

    Then I append all the GET variables onto my redirect URL from the GET array and do a header location. It all seems to work.

    The problem was in my programming implementation.

    Thank goodness for ethereal!


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