8.5. Redirecting to a Different Location
If you want to pass variables to the new page, you can include them in the query string of the URL:
The URL that you are redirecting a user to is retrieved with GET. You can't redirect someone to retrieve a URL via POST. You can, however, send other headers along with the Location header. This is especially useful with the Window-target header, which indicates a particular named frame or window in which to load the new URL:
header('Window-target: main'); header('Location: http://www.example.com/');
The redirect URL must include the protocol and hostname; it can't just be a pathname:
// Good Redirect header('Location: http://www.example.com/catalog/food/pemmican.php'); // Bad Redirect header('Location: /catalog/food/pemmican.php');
8.5.4. See Also
Documentation on header( ) at http://www.php.net/header.
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