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how to prevent double submission?

Simpson Kumar
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Joined: Mar 19, 2008
Posts: 261
we have a school list site and its developed under struts framework.

in my application, I have created school list and stored them into database.
when I clicked on the back button (browser back), and once again the application is saving the same data. so its a bad approach. how can I prevent storing

the url after I saved : - http://localhost:9080/SchoolListBuilder/
and immediately the success view is showing correctly. when i click on the back button the warning page is displaying "Warning: Page has Expired" and i refresh that page, once again the data is storing with the same data into database.

what type of approach i need to follow to prevent double submission?

Bear Bibeault
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Check out this article, and pay particular attention to the P-R-G pattern.

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mahmoud allam

Joined: Aug 26, 2006
Posts: 24
use tokens it's simple ;check this link

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Dipali Selukar

Joined: Apr 18, 2008
Posts: 2
The duplicate form submission occurs

-When a user clicks the Submit button more than once before the response is sent back or
- When a client accesses a view by returning to a previously bookmarked page.
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Gowher Naik
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Joined: Feb 07, 2005
Posts: 643

The code above is complete example for resubmit of button.
I agree. Here's the link:
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