[thelist] calling a php page after a static HTML page loads?

shawn allen shawn at alterior.net
Tue Jan 14 12:06:00 CST 2003

quoth Tom Dell'Aringa:
> I have an odd request, I need to call a PHP page from a STATIC HTML
> page, AFTER the onLoad() event. Is this in any way possible?
> What I have is a order confirmation page. I have a cookie in JS in
> this page that has built a url like so:
> mypage.php?track=true;id1=5&id5=6
> I need to track this info. The confirmation page is NOT a php page at
> all. All I can do is manipulate JS/HTML code in that page.

Have you considered an image bug?

<img src="mypage.php?track=true;id1=5&amp;id5=6" width="1" height="1"
alt="" />

Then in mypage.php:

// your logic here
header('Content-Type: image/gif');

shawn allen

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