[thelist] submitting behind the scenes

Tim Beadle tim.beadle at iop.org
Fri Jun 11 08:22:00 CDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-11 at 13:47, Dan McCullough wrote:
> I need to submit a form to another website behind the scenes, its an
> email address going to our outbound email vendor, and have been asked to
> just refresh the page, and not actually have it go to the ugly redirect
> page after the submission.
> Any thoughts? 

If you're using some server-side tech like PHP or ColdFusion, you could
request the vendor's page with the script (rather than the browser).

E.g. <cfhttp> in ColdFusion.

You would then be able to display whatever you like to the user, as it's
all under your control.

Tim Beadle <tim.beadle at iop.org>

Institute of Physics
Registered charity No. 293851
76 Portland Place, London, W1B 1NT, England

IOP Publishing Limited
Registered in England under Registration No 467514.
Registered Office: Dirac House, Temple Back, Bristol BS1 6BE England

This e-mail message has been checked for the presence of computer viruses.

More information about the thelist mailing list