Method and code module for adding function to a web page

  • US 7,783,721 B2
  • Filed: 09/04/2007
  • Issued: 08/24/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/28/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of operating a computer network to add function to a representation of a web page comprising:

  • downloading said representation of said web page at a processor of a client computer, said downloading operation being performed by said processor;

    when said web page is downloaded, said processor automatically executing a first code module associated with said web page, wherein execution of said first code module initiates retrieval of a second code module;

    receiving, at a server system, information from said processor;

    providing, from said server system, said second code module having a service response, said service response being formed in response to said information;

    downloading said second code module to said processor; and

    said processor initiating execution of said second code module at said processor, wherein said second code module includes a web address for a second web page, and said method further comprises;

    downloading information content from said second web page at said processor in response to said execution of said second code module; and

    presenting said information content in said service response at said processor.

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