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Hidden field in form with page url value

Feb 6, 2013 11:12 AM

Tags: #help #form #hidden_field #field_value #page_url

Hello Dreamweaver world,

 

Just got a quick question im stuck on.

I am creating a simple form including Name, Email and Message. The trouble is I want to use the same form on many different pages but still being able to tell which URL the form was sent from. I see that I want a hidden field in the form but how would I go about making it send the URL with the other information sent?

 

Thanks in advance!

 
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    Feb 6, 2013 12:17 PM   in reply to Torlock1

    Best done server-side (ColdFusion, ASP, PHP, etc.)   In ColdFusion you can use #cgi.script_name# to get the document name that contains the form.

     

    However, you can use JavaScript (not as reliable - esp if user has JS disabled.)

     

    location.href or document.URL will have the FQDN path including document name.  Be sure to access the page via FQDN or http://localhost or http://127.0.0.1.  If you access it via file:\\\C:\path\to\document.htm, then I'm not sure how that will work.

     

    ^_^

     
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