Thread: PHP & Layers

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    I'm still a PHP newbie here. My website is going through what I like to call a "php evolution" where I am programming PHP scripts like crazy!

    I am in the middle of programming a stats script but am having trouble getting it to execute when I click on a link that calls a layer, instead of another file. Whenever I call another file, it works just fine. I tried to set up a function call in the anchor tags, but that did not seem to work. Any suggestions?

    Thanks in advance..
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    If you have a link in your page that calls another object on the same page, there is no way for PHP to interact with it, as that function is being handled on the client side, with the user's browser.

    PHP is server-side only, which means that a page HAS to be loaded every time you want PHP to execute something.

    Javascript is the way to handle client-side events. When loading, you can use PHP to load data for Javascript to use after the page is loaded.

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