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HTML5 Post Requests Web Beacon Server Side

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Hello,

We are looking to create a web beacon to pass parameters and values collected from a webpage as a post request. For example A JavaScript we will fire off a post request to with a parameter that has counted the number of time someone interacts with a button on a web page.

We were wondering how we could go about collecting this data server side, including the ability to pull values such as IP address from the request header

Our thoughts were to simply post the request to a 1x1 clear gif on a apache webserver and look at the web logs using a web log analyser.

As this is not a form we don't really want to use a database due to security and administration headaches.

Any ideas on how we could go about accepting and processing the post request server side?
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