[ic] Receipt.html and URL Parameters

Joshua Lavin joshua at kingdomdesign.com
Wed Mar 22 14:52:52 EST 2006

On Mar 22, 2006, at 3:38 AM, Phil Dye wrote:

> A long time ago (October 2003!), Gary Norton posted this to the list;
>> Their system runs a small generic JavaScript that I have embedded  
>> into the
>> Template pages so that it is available on every page. It sends the  
>> URL of
>> each page to their real-time engine.
>> This engine builds its reports based on the occurrence of  
>> particular URLS.
>> However the receipt.html shows up process.html and it is messing  
>> up their
>> stats. Process.html appears far more frequently than the Receipt  
>> page is
>> delivered.
>> So I need to come up with a way to change the URL so that their  
>> parser
> knows
>> when somebody arrives at the receipt.html page.
>> If the receipt.html page was displayed as any other name than  
>> process.html
>> it would work.
>> I figured that the page name could stay Process.html as long as I  
>> added a
>> URL parameter such as ?finished=1 or something like that.
> . but I can't see a subsequent followup in the archives. I'm now in  
> exactly
> the same situation, so does anyone have any suggestions how I can  
> achieve,
> or workaround, this?

I'd like to have a uniquely-named receipt.html as well, but my lame  
workaround for now is to load an image with a CGI parameter on the  
receipt page:

<img src="ct_ecommerce.gif?ct_ecommerce=[total-cost noformat=1]"  
width="1" height="1" />

(We use ClickTracks.)

Josh Lavin
Kingdom Design   http://www.kingdomdesign.com/

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