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Session Variable is Null

Session Variable is Null

Session Variable is Null

I am using the following code in the header of the pages on a web site: Session("backPage") = curPageURL()
I want to capture the URL of the page the user is looking at.
Then when they click on a link on the header, it transfers them to another page. When they are finished with the page, I want to transfer them back to the prior page the user was looking at.
When I do a Response.Write "backPage=" & Session("backPage") in the header, the actual URL is displayed. However when I do a Response.Write "backPage=" & Session("backPage") on the linked to page, I get a null value. What am I missing?
Regards, Richard

RE: Session Variable is Null

No idea, are you reinitialising the session variables on loading the next URL?


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RE: Session Variable is Null

It looks like you are trying to assign a client side (javascript) value to a server side session variable which as I understand is never going to work.

The way I got round to this was to write a little AJAX function to POST the current URL off to my ASP code which would write it to a database (or in your case assign it to a session variable).

If you want more help along these lines let me know.



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