[Seaside] [2.8]Back button, new sessions and forcing s and k keys in the initial URL

Michael Lucas-Smith mlucas-smith at cincom.com
Wed Jun 24 22:09:50 UTC 2009

Carl Gundel wrote:
> I'm writing an A/B testing framework in Seaside.  All is going very 
> well except that I've discovered if a visitor to the site being tested 
> hits the back button all the way back to the initial page then there 
> is no s key in the URL, so Seaside makes a new session.  This will 
> cause my visitor click tracking to lose track.  It wouldn't be a big 
> problem if I were able to get the visitor's IP address, but I can't 
> because this server will be proxied behind Apache.
> So, is there any way I can force the initial page view to have the s 
> and k keys?
Make your initial page a WATask which calls your first WAComponent.


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