[wp-hackers] Ignore Portions of URI
dougal at gunters.org
Thu Jan 15 19:16:15 GMT 2009
> Ugh. Talk about reinventing the wheel. And then making it square. ;)
I'm not saying it's the best solution for the original problem in this
thread. It almost certainly isn't :)
But it is a good technique for some situations. For example, play around
You can do a search, then rearrange or hide various news sources. Your
view state is stored in the hash portion of the URL, which makes it
bookmarkable, without cookies. So you can send the bookmark to other
users, and they get the same search view that you set up. For example:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 4:22 PM, Dougal Campbell <dougal at gunters.org> wrote:
>> Otto wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 7:02 AM, scribu <scribu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Using #123/5 would be better because ALL search engines ignore that bit.
>>> So do servers, since browsers don't send #links to the server. No way
>>> to get that information from inside the PHP code.
>> There is if you use a dash of AJAX :)
>> I've used that technique on projects before. Use the hash portion of the URL
>> between browser and server.
Dougal Campbell <dougal at gunters.org>
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