Stuart wrote: > 2009/4/15 Don <d...@program-it.ca>: >> 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 > -- Thanks! -Shawn http://www.spidean.com -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php