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Thread: PHP code help

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    PHP code help

    I need to set the hyperlink in the following code to open in a new window, any advice?

    $b8 = "Permit" ; $l8 = "http://www.mcfederation.com/FORMS/PERMITAPPLICATIONFORM.aspx"; $w8 = 91;

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    You can't use PHP header to open URL in new window.
    This is something that happens "client side", not "server side".

    I have a question though ...

    You're opening the new window from where?

    If you're on a page and execute a PHP script, the server will overwrite your current page.

    Or maybe you mean opening the URL in a new window with a link?
    Is that what you mean?

    A link like this?
    PHP Code:

    "Permit" $l8 "http://www.mcfederation.com/FORMS/PERMITAPPLICATIONFORM.aspx"$w8 91;

    "<a href='$l8' target='_blank'>Open Page in new window</a>";


    If it's not opening a new window with an HTML link, you'll need to use javascripting or AJAX.

    Last edited by mlseim; 11-16-2012 at 08:50 PM.


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