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ASP Geolocation Web Service

The ASP Geolocation web service API 1) allows you to directly program your back-end ASP scripts to deliver dynamic geo-localized pages using the ASP elements provided by geoPlugin.

To access this service, add the following url to a remote include call


http://www.geoplugin.net/asp.gp?ip=xx.xx.xx.xx


Of course, substitute the xx's with your visitor's IP number.

Example output of an ASP query output for your IP address (54.162.239.233) is:

geoplugin_request=@0"54.162.239.233"@1geoplugin_status=@2"200"@3geoplugin_delay=@4"2ms"@5geoplugin_credit=@6"Some of the returned data includes GeoLite data created by MaxMind, available from http://www.maxmind.com."@7geoplugin_city=@8"Ashburn"@9geoplugin_region=@10"Virginia"@11geoplugin_regionCode=@12"VA"@13geoplugin_regionName=@14"Virginia"@15geoplugin_areaCode=@16""@17geoplugin_dmaCode=@18"511"@19geoplugin_countryCode=@20"US"@21geoplugin_countryName=@22"United States"@23geoplugin_inEU=@24"0"@25geoplugin_euVATrate=@26""@27geoplugin_continentCode=@28"NA"@29geoplugin_continentName=@30"North America"@31geoplugin_latitude=@32"39.0481"@33geoplugin_longitude=@34"-77.4728"@35geoplugin_locationAccuracyRadius=@36"1000"@37geoplugin_timezone=@38"America/New_York"@39geoplugin_currencyCode=@40"USD"@41geoplugin_currencySymbol=@42"$"@43geoplugin_currencySymbol_UTF8=@44"$"@45geoplugin_currencyConverter=@46"1"@47


An example ASP code snippet making use of this output is:
<%
Set objGetData = Server.CreateObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP" )
objGetData.Open "GET" , "http://www.geoplugin.net/asp.gp?ip=54.162.239.233", FALSE
objGetData.sEnd
TheData =  objGetData.Responsetext
Set objGetData = Nothing

iRequest=InStr(TheData,"@0")
iRequestEnd= InStr(TheData,"@1") - iRequest
strRequest=Mid(TheData,iRequest+3,iRequestEnd-4)

iStatus=InStr(TheData,"@2")
istatusEnd= InStr(TheData,"@3") - iStatus
strStatus=Mid(TheData,iStatus+3,iStatusEnd-4)

iCity=InStr(TheData,"@4")
iCityEnd= InStr(TheData,"@5") - iCity
strCity=Mid(TheData,iCity+3,iCityEnd-4)

iRegion=InStr(TheData,"@6")
iRegionEnd= InStr(TheData,"@7") - iRegion
strRegion=Mid(TheData,iRegion+3,iRegionEnd-4)

iAreaCode=InStr(TheData,"@8")
iAreaCodeEnd= InStr(TheData,"@9") - iAreaCode
strAreaCode=Mid(TheData,iAreaCode+3,iAreaCodeEnd-4)

iDmaCode=InStr(TheData,"@10")
iDmaCodeEnd= InStr(TheData,"@11") - iDmaCode
strDmaCode=Mid(TheData,iDmaCode+2,iDmaCodeEnd-5)

iCountryCode=InStr(TheData,"@12")
iCountryCodeEnd= InStr(TheData,"@13") - iCountryCode
strCountryCode=Mid(TheData,iCountryCode+4,iCountryCodeEnd-5)

icountryName=InStr(TheData,"@14")
icountryNameEnd= InStr(TheData,"@15") - icountryName
strcountryName=Mid(TheData,icountryName+4,icountryNameEnd-5)

icontinentCode=InStr(TheData,"@16")
icontinentCodeEnd= InStr(TheData,"@17") - icontinentCode
strcontinentCode=Mid(TheData,icontinentCode+4,icontinentCodeEnd-5)

ilatitude=InStr(TheData,"@18")
ilatitudeEnd= InStr(TheData,"@19") - ilatitude
strlatitude=Mid(TheData,ilatitude+4,ilatitudeEnd-5)

ilongitude=InStr(TheData,"@20")
ilongitudeEnd= InStr(TheData,"@21") - ilongitude
strlongitude=Mid(TheData,ilongitude+4,ilongitudeEnd-5)

iregionCode=InStr(TheData,"@22")
iregionCodeEnd= InStr(TheData,"@23") - iregionCode
strregionCode=Mid(TheData,iregionCode+4,iregionCodeEnd-5)

iregionName=InStr(TheData,"@24")
iregionNameEnd= InStr(TheData,"@25") - iregionName
strregionName=Mid(TheData,iregionName+4,iregionNameEnd-5)

icurrencyCode=InStr(TheData,"@26")
icurrencyCodeEnd= InStr(TheData,"@27") - icurrencyCode
strcurrencyCode=Mid(TheData,icurrencyCode+4,icurrencyCodeEnd-5)

icurrencySymbol=InStr(TheData,"@28")
icurrencySymbolEnd= InStr(TheData,"@29") - icurrencySymbol
strcurrencySymbol=Mid(TheData,icurrencySymbol+4,icurrencySymbolEnd-5)

icurrencyConverter=InStr(TheData,"@30")
icurrencyConverterEnd= InStr(TheData,"@31") - icurrencyConverter
strcurrencyConverter=Mid(TheData,icurrencyConverter+4,icurrencyConverterEnd-5)

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Many thanks to Savas for getting the ASP webservice working!


ASP Geolocation Currency Converter

The “geoplugin_currencyConverter” element is the conversion rate for the currency converter base currency.
Like all calls to any of geoPlugin's web services, the default base_currency is USD ($US).
Thus, if your base currency is NOT $US, then you must add the variable base_currency=XXX to the call to geoplugin.net
eg

http://www.geoplugin.net/asp.gp?base_currency=EUR

Now the geoplugin_currencyConverter element will output the exchange rate of one Euro for your visitor.


The base_currency value must be a valid ISO 4217 3-letter code.





See also

1) This product includes GeoLite data created by MaxMind, available from http://maxmind.com/
 
 


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