Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

How to remember the last website I visited

Posted on 2004-09-14
10
Medium Priority
?
306 Views
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
Hi, Experts,
I have this question, I have two websites, one is english version and another one is other language version. A user will come to my english site first, if this user want to visit the " other language" site, this user click a link to the " other language" website. How can I write a script which will remember this user's very last visit ( which is the " other language" site ) and not to my english site. Is it about cookie ?

Sincerely,
0
Comment
Question by:Brian Lin
  • 4
  • 4
  • 2
10 Comments
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:sajuks
ID: 12052644
You need a cookie to store his/her preferences.
When the user enters the url again you can read from the cookie his preference and redirect to the appropriate page
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:webtrans
ID: 12052648
yes it would be about cookies for sure
and you can make it in JS or ASP or PHP
whatever is best for you
which would you prefer
i can send u any sample
0
 

Author Comment

by:Brian Lin
ID: 12052651
i would like JS. or ASP ? what is the difference ?

thanks
0
Concerto Cloud for Software Providers & ISVs

Can Concerto Cloud Services help you focus on evolving your application offerings, while delivering the best cloud experience to your customers? From DevOps to revenue models and customer support, the answer is yes!

Learn how Concerto can help you.

 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:webtrans
ID: 12052660
asp would be using
response.cookies("cookiename") to write the cookie
and request.cookies("cookiename") to read the cookie
then a response.redirect to move him to the folder you like or even server.transfere
refere to this for more info
http://www.w3schools.com/asp/asp_cookies.asp
0
 

Author Comment

by:Brian Lin
ID: 12052730
I am not very good at it, could you kindly provide a sample script ?

thanks
0
 
LVL 33

Accepted Solution

by:
sajuks earned 2000 total points
ID: 12052737
0
 

Author Comment

by:Brian Lin
ID: 12052745
this is great, thanks
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:sajuks
ID: 12052754
Thanks for the points and grade.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Brian Lin
ID: 12052793
one last Q, I saw the code
<html>
<head>
<script language="JavaScript" src="cookieLibrary.js"></script>
<script language="JavaScript">
// check to see if cookie exists
// if yes, redirect to language page
if (GetCookie("lang") == "EN")

Do I need to download "cookieLibrary.js" ?
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:sajuks
ID: 12052850
Yes the cookie script can be obtained from
http://www.cookiecentral.com/code/cookie.txt ( save it as the .js file )
or you can take it from
http://javascript.internet.com/cookies/name.html
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction HTML checkboxes provide the perfect way for a web developer to receive client input when the client's options might be none, one or many.  But the PHP code for processing the checkboxes can be confusing at first.  What if a checkbox is…
International Data Corporation (IDC) prognosticates that before the current the year gets over disbursing on IT framework products to be sent in cloud environs will be $37.1B.
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…
Suggested Courses

972 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question