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tomdebruin on 06/16/08


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Intelligent Back Button.


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A back button that detects if the visitor came from your site initially. If they came from another URL it sends them to your index page instead.

  1. <?php $mysite = "http://www.theUrlOfYourSite.com"; ?>
  2. <a href="<?php $url = parse_url($_SERVER['HTTP_REFERER']); /* detect referrer */
  3. if ($url['host'] == $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']) { /* if domain matches, go back */
  4. echo $_SERVER['HTTP_REFERER']; } else { echo $mysite; } ?>"><!-- if from another domain, send them to my index page -->Back a page</a>

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