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how to redirect from php page

Postby DigitalRice » Sun Sep 14, 2003 8:43 am

hi, is there a way to redirect to a different page from a php page? for example. i want a user after log into my website, check the user password and so on, if it correct, i want to redirect to a different correct page, if the user and password is wrong, then i redirect to error page and so on. is there a way to redirect a page or load other page from a php page without using <meta > tag?

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Postby toweter » Sun Sep 14, 2003 9:06 am

yes, that's possible.
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header("Location: script2.php?password=xxxxx");

that will not work if you already have sent a header information or some (echo/print) - text...

||EDIT:
another way:
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if ($password == "example") include("rightpw.php");
else include("falsepw.php");
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meta headers

Postby ruturajv » Sun Sep 14, 2003 9:20 pm

Another way to redirect the user is to use a meta header
you can see a message something like

You are bein redirected, if your browser does not support meta redirection then click here

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echo ("<meta htt-equiv='refresh' content='3; newpage.php'>");

Just include the above code into your
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Postby Joel » Sun Sep 14, 2003 11:19 pm

Remember on the file where the correct password has taken them - To check they are authorised to view that page.
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