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Lawn Gnome
12-29-2005, 08:11 PM
anyone got a cookie that u use to do logins, like if they press "login" is sets it, and then have a code so that everypage it has to look for the cookie.

jettlarue2003
12-29-2005, 08:16 PM
put this in head

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
<!--

/*
name - name of the cookie
value - value of the cookie
[expires] - expiration date of the cookie
(defaults to end of current session)
[path] - path for which the cookie is valid
(defaults to path of calling document)
[domain] - domain for which the cookie is valid
(defaults to domain of calling document)
[secure] - Boolean value indicating if the cookie transmission requires
a secure transmission
* an argument defaults when it is assigned null as a placeholder
* a null placeholder is not required for trailing omitted arguments
*/

function setCookie(name, value, expires, path, domain, secure) {
var curCookie = name + "=" + escape(value) +
((expires) ? "; expires=" + expires.toGMTString() : "") +
((path) ? "; path=" + path : "") +
((domain) ? "; domain=" + domain : "") +
((secure) ? "; secure" : "");
document.cookie = curCookie;
}


/*
name - name of the desired cookie
return string containing value of specified cookie or null
if cookie does not exist
*/

function getCookie(name) {
var dc = document.cookie;
var prefix = name + "=";
var begin = dc.indexOf("; " + prefix);
if (begin == -1) {
begin = dc.indexOf(prefix);
if (begin != 0) return null;
} else
begin += 2;
var end = document.cookie.indexOf(";", begin);
if (end == -1)
end = dc.length;
return unescape(dc.substring(begin + prefix.length, end));
}


/*
name - name of the cookie
[path] - path of the cookie (must be same as path used to create cookie)
[domain] - domain of the cookie (must be same as domain used to
create cookie)
path and domain default if assigned null or omitted if no explicit
argument proceeds
*/

function deleteCookie(name, path, domain) {
if (getCookie(name)) {
document.cookie = name + "=" +
((path) ? "; path=" + path : "") +
((domain) ? "; domain=" + domain : "") +
"; expires=Thu, 01-Jan-70 00:00:01 GMT";
}
}

// date - any instance of the Date object
// * hand all instances of the Date object to this function for "repairs"

function fixDate(date) {
var base = new Date(0);
var skew = base.getTime();
if (skew > 0)
date.setTime(date.getTime() - skew);
}

// -->
</SCRIPT>
i just copied it off of webreference but the comments tell you what to do.

Lawn Gnome
12-29-2005, 09:56 PM
ok so how do i set it, and when i put it on another page, will it chek for the cookie?



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