stumped on referrer script

i am trying to get a script that will work accross all major browsers, that will limit access to pages by referring page.

specifically, one that will not load if the referring page is null or opened in a browser (no referrer), and that wont open if they dont come from a page i specify ....  maybe with a popup message for error and something like that

maybe even having a cookie from the referring page checked by the script access page, in case the referring page idea isnt completely foolproof .

ect


things along those lines ... jsut trying to secure my domain =)


thanks =)
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sanctifyAsked:
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Timbo87Commented:
<script langauge="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
if(document.referrer != "http://www.yoursite.com")
{
      alert("You do not have access to this page.")
      parent.window.location = "http://www.google.com"
}
</script>

This script will check if you came from a specific URL, if not it will popup and error message and redirect you.

Change http://www.yoursite.com to the only site that the user can view the page from. Change http://www.google.com to the page you want to redirect to if they don't come from the proper URL.
sanctifyAuthor Commented:
ok ..what if there are multiple pages a user can come from ????

instead of redirecting is there a way to jsut loop it so they go nowhere  ?  
Timbo87Commented:
Loop what? Loop the error message?
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Timbo87Commented:
Here's a modified version that allows multiple URLs:

<script langauge="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
var allowed = false
var validURL = new Array()

validURL[0] = "http://www.yahoo.com"
validURL[1] = "http://www.google.com"
validURL[2] = "http://www.cnn.com"

for(i=0;i<validURL.length;i++)
{
      if(document.referrer == validURL[i])
      allowed = true
}

if(!allowed)
{
      alert("You do not have access to this page.")
      window.location = "http://www.google.com"
}
</script>

You can add as many validURL's as you want:
validURL[3] = "http://www.cnet.com"
validURL[4] = "http://www.microsoft.com"

If the referrer is not in the validURL array, it will display an error.

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sanctifyAuthor Commented:
by looping i mean going nowhere .. keeping a blank page, ignoring all other script ... going nowhere

sanctifyAuthor Commented:
or wait ... looping the script would be good ..then if they access it they would ahve to  delete the iexplorer.exe from the task manager to get out of it .... how do i do that ?

by the way ..thank you !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
sanctifyAuthor Commented:
maybe i could have a few options of both to use ... ill increase the points ...hold on ...thanks again ... you are teaching me alot !!!!!!!!!
sanctifyAuthor Commented:
there now its at 1`40 instead of 85 !
sanctifyAuthor Commented:
the script u gave me isnt working ...

it gives me the error even if im coming from the valid page ...thank you !
sanctifyAuthor Commented:
wait no .. i copied it wrong .. its working WOOOHOOOOO

THANKS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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