On Aug 24, 2011, at 11:52, John Black <s...@network-technologies.org> wrote:
> On 08/24/2011 03:04 AM, Jason Pruim wrote:
>> Wondering what everyone does to prevent multiple form submissions?
>> My form is simply getting emailed to my email, and it redirects to a success
>> page when submitted...
>> Would it be as simple as doing something with the cache control? Basically
>> I'm trying to avoid someone submitting a form... Then hitting back, and
>> submitting again, then hitting back.... I think you get the idea...
>> What do you all do?
>> Jason Pruim
> I am using $_SESSION for this. Set a value on the initial page, a timestamp
> is a good choice, then validate the value on the receiving script and clear
> the value.
> I like to use a timestamp because it will allow you to deny a comment which
> took too long to submit.
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I've always tended to stay away from session for that, as when the browser
closes/restarts, the page is accessible again.
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