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Proper GET/POST Design for Deleting Items on a Web Page

I'm designing a webpage that will have a list of items and each item can be deleted. I was thinking to have the delete command be link to a URL that does the delete when called. But then I realized maybe that isn't safe since a spider following links might cause things to be deleted. What is the proper design for this type of thing?
posted by GregX3 on May 22, 2007 - 14 answers

Mailing a cake -- please advise

What's the best cake to mail? What's the best way to mail a cake? When should I send it to arrive in time? [more inside]
posted by Margalo Epps on May 16, 2007 - 30 answers

Blogger posts + tables = where has the rest of my text gone?

I have a blog. In that blog, I post some data to a very simple table. 3 columns, up to 5 rows. However, I can't make the HTML work so that the text in the 3rd column wraps correctly. [more inside]
posted by Solomon on May 12, 2007 - 16 answers

I need more mail in my life.

How can I, a college student, get more mail? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Apr 24, 2007 - 41 answers

How to redirect a webpage request while keeping all POST variables to another PHP page

Is there an easy way in PHP to send all the POST variables submitted in a form to another webpage? [more inside]
posted by JakeWalker on Mar 22, 2007 - 4 answers

Coming out of the windows closet

Wherein the apple gods torment me; or why does it take so long to get my macbook? [more inside]
posted by oxford blue on Feb 15, 2007 - 13 answers

Play By Post RPG forum?

I'm thinking about starting a new Play By Post RPG for some friends, and wondered if anyone had any recommendations. [more inside]
posted by geekhorde on Jan 31, 2007 - 7 answers

Sending a postal letter via the internets?

Is it possible to send a postal letter (to a UK address) through the internet? [more inside]
posted by simonw on Dec 26, 2006 - 7 answers

From Thailand with love

How long should I expect postcards and small packages sent from Bangkok to New York and Los Angeles to spend in transit?
posted by chickletworks on Dec 18, 2006 - 5 answers

shipping from UK to Canada

What's the cheapest (but safe) way to ship several heavy boxes from the UK to Canada? [more inside]
posted by Marquis on Nov 21, 2006 - 7 answers

GET+POST in same form?

Is it possible to set the action attribute of an HTML form, such that the method is POST, but the action includes GET variables? [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Oct 26, 2006 - 8 answers

I want to mail three boxes of from Philadelphia to Spain. What's the cheapest option?

I want to mail three boxes of from Philadelphia to Spain. What's the cheapest option? [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on Sep 1, 2006 - 7 answers

Delivery mess

UK Parcelforce delivery mess: Parcelforce has kindly delivered a package to the wrong address. Is this theft? [more inside]
posted by The Carolingian on Aug 17, 2006 - 11 answers

How does the Huff Post People Tracker work?

How is this done? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eat-the-press/ [more inside]
posted by fintanc on Jul 27, 2006 - 6 answers

Firefox & Wordpress in OS X: I have to publish posts twice for links to work

When I use Firefox to create and publish an entry on my Wordpress 2 blog I have to go back and re-publish the entry to get any HTTP links I have included in the post to actually work. Am I doing something wrong? A bit more detail inside. [more inside]
posted by persona non grata on Jul 26, 2006 - 11 answers

You've Got Mail.... for now.

Help me fight The Man: My mail carrier is leaving me notes telling me that he is going to stop delivering mail to me unless I start locking my mailbox every day. Can he? [more inside]
posted by NotMyselfRightNow on Jul 18, 2006 - 33 answers

Intermittent PrePOST Hangs

How can I trouble a system that intermittently hangs before the POST? [more inside]
posted by srboisvert on Jun 16, 2006 - 10 answers

PHP - same trivial code behaving differently in two places

Short piece of PHP code - all it does is set a variable and POST it back to the same PHP code - that works when executed on my hosted web site, but doesn't work when executed on my local machine running XAMPP. [more inside]
posted by lockedroomguy on Jun 11, 2006 - 22 answers

Why is my parcel, mailed to me from Ontario, currently in Vancouver, while I'm in Montreal?

Why would Canada Post want to ship a package (from Amazon.ca) bound for Montreal and originating in Mississauga, Ontario (about 350 miles from Montreal) via Richmond, British Columbia (about 3000 miles from Montreal)? [more inside]
posted by Ricky_gr10 on May 31, 2006 - 16 answers

I love Post Apocalyptic Genre books and movies. Can you recommend some?

I love Post Apocalyptic Genre books and movies. Can you recommend some? [more inside]
posted by crewshell on Apr 13, 2006 - 55 answers

For that fake personalised card touch

I need to send a birthday card to a US friend by Dec 23rd. Unfortunately, I've just missed the last post for transatlantic posts. I keep hearing of online services that'll post the card for me in the US - but can you suggest any? Also, any that allow me to "scan" in my handwriting for that personal touch get bonus points.
posted by badlydubbedboy on Dec 14, 2005 - 8 answers

Not my mail!

Someone is forwarding his mail (and his organization's mail) to me. [more inside]
posted by oaf on Nov 21, 2005 - 12 answers

HTTP post size limit?

Is there a limit on the size of a HTTP post? (Or any Aolserver doctors in the house?) [more inside]
posted by If I Had An Anus on Aug 23, 2005 - 14 answers

whither bulk mail on osx

A good friend of mine uses the application BULK MAILER+ to maintain an address list for an academic organization. He uses various flags in the notes field to sort addresses by membership year, indicate specific officers of the organization, whether or not they organize sessions at each year's annual meeting, etc. However, now he's on OSX and we're wondering if the only option is to run the app in Classic (Satori Software seems to have no intention of creating an OSX version) - or is there something else he should be using?
posted by luriete on Aug 16, 2005 - 5 answers

the mail of the species

Is there a site that tells you how much it costs to mail (US Postal Service) various items? [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Jul 31, 2005 - 14 answers

How do you deal with fear?

I got held up a gun-point about a week and a half ago. [more inside]
posted by Jon-o on Jul 27, 2005 - 32 answers

I am seeking alternatives to Royal Mail's Presstream magazine distribution

I am trying to a UK-wide postal distribution system for a bi-monthly magzine. [more inside]
posted by ajbattrick on May 13, 2005 - 4 answers

alternative to stamps.com

Is there any online postage-printing site that doesn't require a monthly fee? I mail books periodically and I'm at least 15 miles from the post office. [more inside]
posted by craniac on Apr 18, 2005 - 9 answers

How can I prove that someone owns a PO box?

How can I prove that someone owns a PO box? [more inside]
posted by MrMoonPie on Dec 30, 2004 - 26 answers

Hiring in the UK

Can anyone suggest a good place to post a computer programmer/web developer job vacancy within the UK?
posted by adrianhon on Dec 7, 2004 - 7 answers

what does "by return" mean on a form?

We have a paper form that says it needs to be returned "by return". What does this mean? [more inside]
posted by chrismear on Oct 21, 2004 - 4 answers

Post Office Problems

The Post Office has screwed up my mail forwarding, and every person with whom I speak gives me a different story. How do I reach a competent person who will take ownership of the problem? (Chicago, IL)
posted by trharlan on Sep 28, 2004 - 3 answers

Lost Post Office Package

Lost package through the United States Postal Service: I sent a box to myself full of books from one end of the country to the other. One of those three boxes has gone missing, and I want it back. Do you have any ideas (other than to keep hoping it shows up...) to help me recover it? [MI] [more inside]
posted by fionab on Aug 30, 2004 - 8 answers

What are some good ways to post documents of different sizes, styles, and layouts online for free?

What are some good examples of posting documents of varying shapes, styles, length and layouts (in this case menus) online. I'm thinking pdf -- but is there a way to do that free?
posted by TurkishGolds on Aug 16, 2004 - 6 answers

Does anyone know of a USA-based alternative to moonpig.co.uk?

Does anyone know of a USA-based alternative to this website
posted by ascullion on Jun 1, 2004 - 2 answers

US Post Office Speed

In the U.S., is Priority Mail really faster than First Class?
posted by Nikolai on Feb 17, 2004 - 10 answers

Where is this post about a recording engineer's "real" stories about working on a major artist's album, which devolves into Spinal Tap-esque antics?

I know I must suck hard core, because I can't get the search engine to work, but does anyone remember where that MeFi post about a recording engineer's "real" stories about working on a major artist's album, which devolves into Spinal Tap-esque antics? I read a description of Metallica's new documentary, and it sounds almost exactly the same, so I wanted to read it again. I've put everything I could think of into the search engine, and have come up empty. Can anyone help me out?
posted by emptybowl on Feb 17, 2004 - 10 answers

What is a good, guaranteed way to send and receive money if you don't have a bank account?

What is a good, guaranteed way to send and receive money if you don't have a bank account? [more]
posted by IshmaelGraves on Jan 17, 2004 - 19 answers

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