LiveCode Server - Passing Information From Web Page to Web Page

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Thu Dec 12 16:48:44 EST 2013


On 12/12/13 12:33 PM, "Richard Gaskin" <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:

>Gregory Lypny wrote:
>
>> I want to track my students as they navigate from page to page on
>> my website so that I can fill the pages with content that is
>> appropriate for each one and so that they need not reenter a student
>> ID and password every time they submit a form (quizzes, assignment
>> uploads, etc.). It was suggested that I avoid using cookies, and
>> instead, create unique session IDs that would be stored on the server
>> in a text file associated with their student ID. No problem creating
>> the session IDs and storing them, but I am at a loss as how I can
>> pass them from page to page. If I place a hidden form field on each
>> page, I can have the value of the field set to the session ID, and
>> that will work fine if the page has an actual form with a submit
>> button that students are intended to use. But if the page is one
>> where there is nothing for the student to submit themselves, I don¹t
>> know how to pass along the value of the hidden field. I would like it
>> passed along whenever a student clicks a link to go to another page.
>
>Sounds like a good fit for cookies.

Or frames.  Place the login form in the upper frame, keep all content in
the lower frame.

Regards,

Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design






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