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How do I move tracking code from master page to an aspx page without a master

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I'm in the process of integrating a third-party forum application into my asp.net 3.5 website.  I'm using Visual Studio 2008.  I'm new to .net development but have gotten the basic functionality of the forum to work.  I've been unable to integrate the forum pages with the master page of my main site, but that's an issue for another time.  Right now I'm trying to add tracking code directly to each forum page.  The code works successfully on the master page, but since the forum pages are not code-behind, I'm not sure exactly how to add it to the aspx page.

The code snippet contains the tracking code and the attachment contains the aspx file I'm adding it to, with extension changed from aspx to txt
thanks
Partial Class MasterPage

    Inherits System.Web.UI.MasterPage
 

    Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
 

        Dim SessionDate As DateTime = Now

        Session("SessionDate") = SessionDate

        SessionDate = CType(Session.Item("SessionDate"), String)
 

        Dim sIPAddress As String

        sIPAddress = Request.ServerVariables("HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR")

        If sIPAddress = "" Then

            sIPAddress = Request.ServerVariables("REMOTE_ADDR")

        End If
 
 

        Dim SCRIPT_NAME As String = Request.ServerVariables("SCRIPT_NAME")

        Dim HTTP_USER_AGENT As String = Request.ServerVariables("HTTP_USER_AGENT")

        Dim HTTP_REFERER As String = "ref: " + Request.ServerVariables("HTTP_REFERER")

        Dim AspSessionId As String = HttpContext.Current.Session.SessionID

        Dim IpAddress As String = sIPAddress
 
 
 

        Dim PageFile As String = System.IO.Path.GetFileName(System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Request.Url.AbsolutePath)

        Dim UserId As String = "anonymous"
 
 
 

        If (Request.IsAuthenticated = True) Then

            UserId = Membership.GetUser.ProviderUserKey.ToString()

        End If
 
 

        ' Insert a new record into Sessions

        If AspSessionId = HttpContext.Current.Session.SessionID Then

            Dim connectionString As String = ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings("SQL2005_529500_havConnectionString1").ConnectionString

            Dim updateSql As String = "INSERT INTO UserSessions (AspSessionId, IpAddress,http_referer,pagefile,UserId,script_name,http_user_agent) Values (@AspSessionId, @IpAddress,@http_referer,@pagefile,@UserId,@script_name,@http_user_agent)"
 

            Using myConnection As New Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection(connectionString)

                myConnection.Open()

                Dim myCommand As New Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand(updateSql, myConnection)

                myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@AspSessionId", AspSessionId)

                myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@IpAddress", IpAddress)

                myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@Http_Referer", HTTP_REFERER)

                myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@pagefile", PageFile)

                myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@UserId", UserId)

                myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@script_name", SCRIPT_NAME)

                myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@http_user_agent", HTTP_USER_AGENT)

                myCommand.ExecuteNonQuery()

                myConnection.Close()

            End Using

        End If

    End Sub
 

End Class

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userList.txt
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Question by:lotzaquestions
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by:M3mph15
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Hi,
You can add the code into a <script> tag in the aspx pages. E.g.


<head runat="server">
<title>Untitled Page</title>
<script type="text/VB">
       'VB Functions go here
</script>
</head>
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by:lotzaquestions
ID: 22776526
thanks, M3mph15, I appreciate the prompt response.  When I structure the head as you say, the page executes without an error but the function doesn't seem to run.  I've reduced the head to a simplified version in the snippet - if I can get it to run I'll replace it with the database insert.
<%@ Page language="VB" Inherits="dotForumClientUsers.viewAllUsers" %>
 

<head  runat="server"> 

<title>Untitled Page</title> 

<script type="text/VB"> 

    Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load

        Response.write("testing script")

    End Sub

</script>

        <link href="gfx/forum/themes/fixed1024/fixed1024.css" rel="stylesheet" 

        type="text/css" />

</head>

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by:lotzaquestions
ID: 22778868
ok, I fixed it.  However, suggested structure was:

<head runat="server">
<title>Untitled Page</title>
<script type="text/VB">
       'VB Functions go here
</script>
</head>

but this didn't work for me - the script didn't execute.   the actual structure that worked is:

<head>
<title>Untitled Page</title>
<script runat="server" language="VB">      
'VB Functions go here
</script>
</head>




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M3mph15 earned 125 total points
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Ah silly me. lol. Atleast you got it working now
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by:lotzaquestions
ID: 31508586
Your response put me on the right track.  thanks
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