Geo Location extracted from visitors ip address

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Fri Jul 5 22:44:40 CEST 2013


????? Gr33k <nikos at superhost.gr> wrote:
>
>Is there a way to extract out of some environmental variable the Geo 
>location of the user being the city the user visits out website from?
>
>Perhaps by utilizing his originated ip address?

It is possible to look up the geographic region associated with a block of
IP addresses.  That does not necessarily bear any resemblence to the actual
location of the user.  It tells you the location of the Internet provider
that registered the IP addresses.
-- 
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.



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