Solved

Refresh webpage once upon load

Posted on 2011-09-26
4
332 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I have been asked to enter some code onto an online application's login page that will make the page refresh once when loaded.

For some reason the username field should state "STAFF\" within it, this happens if the user presses F5 manually.

I have tried a meta refresh line of code which works but it creates a looping effect which is no good, we just want one refresh.
0
Comment
Question by:CDIT_Solutions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
Hendrik Wiese earned 250 total points
ID: 36598177
You can use Javascript for this: Please refer to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1955164/refresh-page-only-time

Hope this helps. Cheers!!!
0
 

Author Comment

by:CDIT_Solutions
ID: 36598183
Thanks, I will give it a try when I can gain access to the server running the app.
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:Hendrik Wiese
ID: 36598185
You could also use php to do this: You will just need to change the index.php to your page.

[php]if (!isset($_GET['reload'])) {
echo '<meta http-equiv=Refresh content="0;url=index.php?reload=1">';
}[/php]
0
 

Author Comment

by:CDIT_Solutions
ID: 36598207
I usually work in PHP but in this case it is ASPX :o(  Thanks for the code now.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Why do we like using grid based layouts in website design? Let's look at the live examples of websites and compare them to grid based WordPress themes.
SSL stands for “Secure Sockets Layer” and an SSL certificate is a critical component to keeping your website safe, secured, and compliant. Any ecommerce website must have an SSL certificate to ensure the safe handling of sensitive information like…
This tutorial will teach you the core code needed to finalize the addition of a watermark to your image. The viewer will use a small PHP class to learn and create a watermark.
Any person in technology especially those working for big companies should at least know about the basics of web accessibility. Believe it or not there are even laws in place that require businesses to provide such means for the disabled and aging p…

929 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now