[thelist] submitting behind the scenes

Tab Alleman Tab.Alleman at MetroGuide.com
Fri Jun 11 10:07:38 CDT 2004

Tim Beadle wrote:
> 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.

...and if you're using ASP, you can use Microsoft's MSXML object to POST
a form request and handle the response behind the scenes.

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