/* This script and many more are available free online at The JavaScript Source :: http://javascript.internet.com Created by: Patrick Clinger :: http://www.freewebs.com/google_game/ */ function lastVisit() { var lastvisit=new Object() lastvisit.firstvisitmsg="This is your first visit to this page. Welcome!" //Change first visit message here lastvisit.subsequentvisitmsg="Welcome back visitor! Your last visit was on [displaydate]" // Change subsequent visit message here lastvisit.getCookie=function(Name) { // get cookie value var re=new RegExp(Name+"=[^;]+", "i"); // construct RE to search for target name/value pair if (document.cookie.match(re)) // if cookie found return document.cookie.match(re)[0].split("=")[1] // return its value return "" } lastvisit.setCookie=function(name, value, days) { // set cookie value var expireDate = new Date() //set "expstring" to either future or past date, to set or delete cookie, respectively var expstring=expireDate.setDate(expireDate.getDate()+parseInt(days)) document.cookie = name+"="+value+"; expires="+expireDate.toGMTString()+"; path=/"; } lastvisit.showmessage=function() { if (lastvisit.getCookie("visitcounter")=="") { // if first visit lastvisit.setCookie("visitcounter", 2, 730) // set "visitcounter" to 2 and for 730 days (2 years) document.write(lastvisit.firstvisitmsg) } else document.write(lastvisit.subsequentvisitmsg.replace("\[displaydate\]", new Date().toLocaleString())) } lastvisit.showmessage() }