Stuart wrote:
> 2009/4/15 Don <>:
>> I have some code in my index.php file that check the user agent and
>> redirects to a warning page if IE 6 or less is encountered.
>> 1. I'm using a framework and so calls to all pages go through index.php
>> 2. The code that checks for IE 6 or less and redirects is in index.php
>> I know how to redirect the users but what I want to do is redirect a user
>> ONLY the first time the web site is accessed regardless of what page they
>> first access.  I would like to minimize overhead (no database).  Can this be
>> done?
> Why redirect? That sucks as a user experience. Why not simply put an
> alert somewhere prominent on the page with the message you want to
> convey? That way you can have it on every page and not interrupt the
> users use of your site.

I agree, and you can still try the cookie method to not show the
message, but it's not a big deal if they don't get the cookie/it expires
etc., because the worst thing that can happen is that they see the message.

> -Stuart


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