LC Server and forcing page refreshes
selander at tkf.att.ne.jp
Fri Jun 2 07:57:12 EDT 2023
Got busy the past couple of days, but just tried this, Ralf --
works perfectly! (Assuming because it changes the cached URL??)
On 2023.05.30 17:09, Ralf Bitter via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi Tim,
> how about adding a query string in the form of a timestamp to the
> member’s URL like:
> On 30.05.2023 02:32, Tim Selander via use-livecode wrote:
>> Once again find myself over my head in just a simple
>> programming project.
>> I made a little club members directory website, using LC server
>> on on-rev's hosting site.
>> Members can edit their info. I use a form, with the action
>> going to an LC script. This script gets all the post data,
>> shuffles it off to the database, and then goes back to the
>> member's page using a re-direct:
>> <meta http-equiv = "refresh" content = "2; url = <?lc put
>> vlink?>" />
>> where vlink has the member's URL.
>> My Problem: If folk update their photos, their browser cache
>> still shows the old picture -- logically leading them to think
>> the update failed.
>> The photos are simply stored on the server, the database only
>> stores the path of the file. The photo file shown on the
>> member's page with an image tag.
>> Can any of the gurus here tell me how to get the page to ignore
>> the cache so the browser shows the new photo?
>> Many thanks.
>> Tim Selander
>> Tokyo, Japan
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