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I'm building a simple search option so my site and I have a problem with remembering the data. For example if user hits the search button, the data is loaded with ajax and he/she goes to the next link showed in loaded data. Now when he/she hits the return button, it goes back to main state, but I want that it returns to state where the search data is showed....

should I use some tricks, maybe remembering data with cookies or something...
Jul 2 '08 #1
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Yes, or add history/back button functionality to your Ajax application. See, for example, this link.
Jul 2 '08 #2

P: 46
hm, looks interesting, only problem is that it doesn't work with safari... maybe does now after almost 3 years...

my idea was to use ajax to store data, basically what is users searching, where etc and then this data is reloaded when he/she returns to search page. Only problem is that I don't know how to separate returning to search page and accessing it (it will load last searched data).. any ideas?
Jul 2 '08 #3

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Well, in that case, use cookies. If the cookie is set, reload the search, otherwise keep the default state.
Jul 2 '08 #4

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