HTTP post string to URL

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I need to post data from a table in access to a URL for each record. Please post full sample code on how to accomplish this from within an access.mdb via VBA

single table contains all the data needed for the post url's parameters.

URL: http://www.marketmytinkie.com/4321/receive/post.php

Parameters to post to the URL:
firstname,lastname,address,product,ordernumber
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How does the URL looks like (endresult) with the parameters given?

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I don't have an example. This is the first it's being used.
Glanced up at my screen and thought I had coded the Matrix...  Turns out, I just fell asleep on the keyboard.
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You should be able to do something like this. Add a reference to "Microsoft WinHTTP Services, version 5.1" and then use the following code:

Function PostData(firstName As String, lastName As String, address As String, product As String, orderNum As String) As String
    Dim req As New WinHttp.WinHttpRequest
    
    With req
        .Open "POST", "http://192.168.56.101/index.php?"
        .SetRequestHeader "Content-type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded"
        .Send "firstname=" & firstName & "&lastname=" & lastName & "&address=" & address & "&product=" & product & "&ordernumber=" & orderNum
        PostData = .ResponseText
    End With

    Set req = Nothing
    
End Function

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Usage would be along these lines:
Sub test()
    resultingHTML = PostData("john", "doe", "123 Main St., Anytown, USA", "widgets", "12345")
    
    MsgBox resultingHTML
End Sub

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P.S.

Don't forget to change the URL (the 2nd parameter in line 5). I forgot to change it from my test address  : \

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This worked excellent, thanks for your quick response and posting the full sample code on how to get this working...Excellent....
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NP. Glad to help  = )

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