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I'm trying to create a script that will redirect to a url from a form input.


Basically I have a page:



(no .html or php etc)


and I have an input box on my site - I want someone to be able to type in Joe Blogs and I'm looking to simply redirect to:




How can I do this?

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A pure HTML form can't do that. You can use Javascript to emulate a form (not actually submitting a form but clicking the button to trigger Javascript which redirects) or have the form post to a PHP script with a regular, unfriendly URL and then have that script redirect to the friendly version.

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