How can I with MS Access VBA log into a website?

Posted on 2011-03-25
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I need to be able to log into Youtube with a command button in Ms Access. I have done this with other sites but Youtube i am having a problem. I either dont have the control name right or something else is wrong. I have attached the code, I took out the real user and password.  
Private Sub Command1_Click()
Dim User As String
Dim password As String
Dim site As String
Dim objIE As Object
Dim strSql As String
Dim ClientLoginAddress As String
username = "user"
password = "password"

YouTubeAddress = ""
site = YouTubeAddress
Set objIE = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
    With objIE
    .visible = True
    .Navigate site
        Do While .ReadyState <> 4
        With .Document.Forms(1)
            .username.Value = username
            .password.Value = password
            End With
    End With
End Sub

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Question by:seanlhall
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SiddharthRout earned 500 total points
ID: 35221056
You need to refer the controls by their ID's.

Here is the code which is tested and tried :)

Private Sub Command1_Click()
    Dim UserName As String, password As String, YouTubeAddress As String
    Dim objIE As Object
    UserName = "User"
    password = "Password"
    YouTubeAddress = ""
    Set objIE = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
    With objIE
        .Visible = True
        .Navigate YouTubeAddress
        Do While .ReadyState <> 4
        With .Document
            .getelementbyid("Email").Value = UserName
            .getelementbyid("Passwd").Value = password
        End With
    End With
End Sub

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ID: 35261096
Thank you.

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