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Posted on 2000-02-22
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My dilemma: I have a page that can be accessed by 2 URLs. If they use URLB, then some scripts don't work properly.

To fix this, I thought I would put the following script at the top. It would notice the page URL, and refresh it to URLA. Problem is, that script does not work.

If anyone can help, I would appreciate it:

<script language = "php3">
$urla = getenv("SERVER_NAME");
if ($urla == "www.urlb.com")
{
Header('Location: http://www.urla.com/folder/page.php3');
exit;
}
</script>

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Question by:j_powers
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by:us111
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I'm sure, you should replace
<script language = "php3">  by <?

and

</script> by ?>


<?
                      $urla = getenv("SERVER_NAME");
                      if ($urla == "www.urlb.com")
                      {
                      Header('Location: http://www.urla.com/folder/page.php3');
                      exit;
                      }
 ?>
will work fine :))

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by:maxkir
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<? // This is _first_ line on the page

 if ( $SERVER_NAME == "www.urlb.com")
 {
    Header('Location: http://www.urla.com/folder/page.php3');
    exit;
 }
?>
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by:j_powers
ID: 2550356
Nope. Not only does it not matter whether it's <script language = php3> or <?, but if I use the '<?' tag, Front Page will move the code after the <body> tag.

I have a test server that works the code fine. My provider on this page is using the latest and greatest version.

Any other thoughts?
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by:us111
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check before your script if you have HTML tag.
The Header function must be called before any actual output is sent either by normal HTML tags or from PHP.

It maybe your problem
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<script language="php">
                      // This is _first_ line on the page

                       if ( $SERVER_NAME == "www.urlb.com")
                       {
                          Header('Location: http://www.urla.com/folder/page.php3');
                          exit;
                       }
</script>

Note language="php" , not language="php3"
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by:us111
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Use dreamweaver 3, very useful with PHP, you can edit your page
without any problems.
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by:j_powers
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I'd use Dreamweaver3, but my host accepts FP2000.

There is no <html> before that.

Max - I cannot remember if I put php or php3. I will check tonight, and let you know.
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by:j_powers
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The simplist answers always work. I am so used to saying PHP3, I forget to switch back.

Thanks.
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