On Thu, 2009-03-19 at 16:04 -0500, Shawn McKenzie wrote:
> Ashley Sheridan wrote:
> > On Thu, 2009-03-19 at 13:46 -0700, sono...@fannullone.us wrote:
> >> I have a PHP form that allows end users to request a sample of the
> >> products we sell. Unfortunately, a person/people have found it and
> >> are sending in bad requests. We sell only within the US, and so I've
> >> set up the form so that they must choose one of the 50 States. But we
> >> keep getting requests with countries in the city field, i.e. "Moscow
> >> Russia".
> >> Is there a way that I can scan for country names, etc. in the text
> >> fields and stop a request from going through if it finds one of those
> >> "banned" words? I've searched for a solution but haven't been able to
> >> find it.
> >> If this is not enough info, please let me know. Also, I only know
> >> enough PHP just to be dangerous, so please be kind. =;)
> >> Thanks,
> >> Frank
> > Why make them enter the details? Let them choose from a select list
> > instead, forcing them to select a state.
> > Ash
> > www.ashleysheridan.co.uk
> Ummm... And what if they enter or select Texas? You consider it a
> valid request even though they are really from Moscow and the other
> fields may be junk?
Is it viable to couple it with an IP lookup to see the country they
appear to be visiting from?
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