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Pass Visitor's Location To Access Database


MrBarefoot
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Hi Folks I have an online Resume written in Classic ASP and I am trying to find a way to determine a visitor's "GeoLocation" and store the city and state to an Access database. Just to get a rough idea of who has checked it out. I can obtain the info with javascript easily enough, but getting the values to the database without posting the page is a different story. Of course I cannot simply assign a js variable to a server side variable, and there seems to be some browser security issues when trying to access the DB with client side scripting. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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You can use Javascript to send an ajax request to the server with the data. An ajax request is like a normal browser request except it is sent and handled with Javascript alone, so the page does not refresh or anything. You can send either a post or get request also, with whatever data you want. The tutorial for it is here: http://www.w3schools.com/ajax/default.asp

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