- check for cookie
- if it doesn't exist
-poll database for next new custome ID#
-set new cookie id
-update database with page info
-download java applet (does something else)
I guess I wasn't sure if a non PHP supported domain could access the PHP
database from a remot server or not and how one would do that. I am setting
things up in PHP but fairly new at it.
"Miles Thompson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
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> each page which
> -checks for the cookie
> -if it doesn't exist
> -identify customer, login page or however you choose
> -set cookie
> -update database
> -if it does exist
> -update the database with some information pertinent to that page
> a PHP page in a child browser window, back in the Z-order so that it would
> be behind your "main" page (only for Internet Explorer), and use it to do
> the above steps.
> For every page transition you would have to pass the appropriate
> to the child window and force it to refresh. You will have some trouble
> A straight PHP solution would be preferable and I assume it's not possible
> either because the ISP doesn't host it or for some political reason.
> Miles Thompson
> At 10:28 PM 1/6/2002 -0500, Richard Spangenberg wrote:
> >Hello, - for something a little different...
> >pages to capture data in a PHP MySQL database resident at my domain.
> >I would like to build a customer profile database for a customer using a
> >permanent cookie on a visitor's browser client to ID them and track their
> >visits by page over time. This is similar to a live or remote web
> >statistics process for a session but posting to a mysql database by some
> >mapped category by page in addition to the web stats. I'd like to track
> >both the session and by posting to a visitor database, long term trends
> >Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> >Thanks, Rick
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