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Error : Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser

I have a multisite WordPress installation. When I am logged in as a super admin from the main website, and go to the dashboard from the main site into another site, it asks me for login details. When ...
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ERROR: Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser

I'm getting this error while trying to log in: ERROR: Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser. You must enable cookies to use WordPress. Yet I have cookies enabled and not ...
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Add session or cookie to remember last menu location

I have a site that is pretending to be three sites. This is done by a series of conditional statements and page templates to make it look like the user is on a different site depending on their menu ...
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Check for cookie (from another site), then do redirect if detected, do nothing if not detected

I've been working on this for a few days. Tried implementing solution via functions.php but I keep coming up with the problem of infinite loop because naturally the redirect (if cookie is detected) is ...
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How does the “authentication unique keys and salts” feature work?

I'm trying to find some information on how the authentication keys and salts work in WordPress, but unfortunately I wasn't able to find anything useful. All I got is that the keys should be random, ...
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Cookiechoices.js keeps reappearing without caching plugin

If you visit my site, there's a notification about cookies that you can click away and then it shouldn't reappear (maybe until you empty your browser cache). It used to work. I got the javascript ...
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Public page exposing wordpress cookies policy

I'm not interested in installing a plugin to show a popup that inform user with message: 'This website use cookie...'. In order to respect italian cookie law i should expose a link for each third ...
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Get user ID after logging in

I've been asked to add a sort of safety mechanism to a site where a user can only access their profile if they have a cookie set after logging in, and they can only have a maximum of 3 cookies. I've ...
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Set cookies based on visitor choose (first time visit site)

i am working on solution to set cookies based on visitor choose. when the visitor first time visit my site, popup uppers with "select branch". so when the visitor select the branch i make the ...
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jQuery cookie not working properly in wordpress

I make my own accordion menu with html + jquery its working perfectly to forth level, then i add a cookie code from net and do some extra work it also work 100% perfectly in html. My complete HTML + ...
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Cookie Domain is preventing Admin login

I just defined a Cookie Domain in my wp-config.php: define( 'COOKIE_DOMAIN', 'http://www.example.com' ); define( 'WP_HOME', 'http://www.example.com' ); define( 'WP_SITEURL', ...
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How can I set and use a cookie on page load?

So I can set a cookie using the below code, and use the cookie I have created when the page gets refreshed problem is I need to set the cookie and use the cookie when the user first loads the sites. ...
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How to validate a user from ouside wordpress/php?

I'm working on an ajax application that will be embedded in a wordpress page. The ajax app exchanges data with servlets running on tomcat. Now the servlets need a way to determine if a request comes ...
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wp_set_auth_cookie() doesn't work in Ajax call

I am trying to create a Facebook JS-SDK based auto login feature. When user is "Connected" passing FbID and aother user data to an ajax function which creates the session cookie. Cookie is created (I ...
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is_user_logged_in() not working after domain change

I am relatively new to Wordpress and I recently moved a WordPress website from one domain to another. I went through and fixed all the links and references that I could find. Now my website has all of ...
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Set Short Automatic Logout Time for One User

I am building sites where I secretly give authoring role capability to visitors by auto-logging them into a generic account; they never see the admin bar, and are prevented from seeing the dashboard ...
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Login problems on multisite installation with different domains

I have a subdomain multisite installation in site.com, with subsites such as sub1.site.com, sub2.site.com etc. I needed to transfer one of these sites to an own domain, sub1.com. So I changed the ...
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setcookie not working when defined with '/' but working if not defined

I have a very strange problem. I have this code in my functions.php. I followed the instructions and placed this code in the functions.php that was available in my theme folder in ...
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Is it possible to transfer a WordPress session to a different browser via query string?

Assuming a user has an existing WordPress session, is it possible to take the 'wordpress_logged_in_[hash]' cookie, encode it in a query string, and resume the session in a different browser? The ...
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Place a cookie when a specific page has been viewed?

I'm trying to direct new site visitors to a custom registration page for the their first visit only. The registration collects detailed information relating to an upcoming event, it is not designed to ...
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Why WordPress not logout after I have close my browser?

The default login cookie has expiry time as "session", so suppose when I close my browser, I need to login again when I visit wp-admin. But I've found that serveral time I've closed my browser (kill ...
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wordpress_logged_in cookie not being recognized in htaccess

On my website, I have a system implemented that requires users to login before viewing any files in the wp-contents/uploads folder, specifically pdf's and doc files only. In order to do this, I have ...
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Searching hook to set cookies before <head> and avoid “headers already sent”

I have written a plugin that sets cookies, and need to avoid the "Headers already sent" PHP error by placing the code at the very top before the head section. Themes usually place wp_head just before ...
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setcookie in functions.php does not accept arguments (variables) passed from WordPress page

I have a WordPress installation where a page (Page 1) displays certain fields from a selected user's profile (Not the logged in user but a user they have selected). A PayPal button is used to take a ...
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How to make use of Transient API as cookie

I want to use Transient API as cookie, but I want to know if it is the best practice,and how to make transient be unique or per user. Thanks
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How to use Cookie or Session php for one page and just a password

I'm looking for to use a cookie with wordpress 4.0 and it doesn't work.( OVH) I have read that Session or Cookie are deactivate by default inside the load.php folder. Somebody could tell me how to ...
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Change in permalink structure made javascript cookie not work correctly

My site needs a mechanism where a user is sent to agreement page when he visits the site for the first time. Once he accepts the agreement, it is saved in cookie. He can browse any page directly after ...
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Cookie with referral URL [closed]

I want to write referral URL to cookie and use it at some point to echo that referral URL on my website. What is the best way to achieve this? Thank you
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Website Loads Twice Unnecessarily

When I use tools.pingdom.com, I can see that my website is loading twice unnecessarily. The first time www.junkluggers.com is loaded, a cookie is set. Then part way through the loading process, ...
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!is_user_logged_in() fails

Updating to Wordpress 4 has broken this for me, and I'd like to understand how to fix it. The following code should redirect users when they are not logged in : <?php if ( !is_user_logged_in() ) ...
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Creating intro page in wordpress

I am trying to create a very simple "intro" page in wordpress which will display a 5 seconds video introduction and then will redirect to the homepage automatically. I saw that there are many plugins ...
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setCookie before headers are sent?

I was using this code in my plugin to set a cookie if a condition was met, however after updating to Wordpress 4.0 I got the message: Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent ...
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How to Create a Cookieless Domain in Wordpress

How do you create a 'cookieless' domain for WordPress?
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Security error WP 4.0 + WP phpBB Bridge [closed]

so today I updated to 4.0 (glad I had backup). Everything was working fine until I tried to publish a post. There I got Are you sure you want to do this. Also had Cheatin' Uh under ...
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Prevent installation of style.css cookies and file caching

I'm having a problem which I have never encountered before. When I update my style.css file within my child theme, the webpage does not use the new style. I have pinpointed that to a cookie within ...
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How to login a user with wp_set_auth_cookie on a specific blog within a multisite environment

How can you leverage wp_set_auth_cookie to programmatically login a user on a specific blog in a multisite environment? wp_set_auth_cookie doesn't allow you to set the target blog to authenticate the ...
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My php code is not being executed

I have a wordpress page that has this code in the text editor part of a web page: This page creates a cookie and houses a etst link that is only accessible to the holder of the cookie. &nbsp; ...
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Load post conditionally

I am working on a website which displays only 3 posts unless people subscribe for a newsletter. This is done by setting a cookie on validation and inserting this cookie conditionally in my queries. ...
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Disable saving comment details (name, e-mail) in cookie?

The European Union has introduced a directive requiring that websites obtain permission for setting all 'non-essential' cookies. In the UK (where my site is based), the appropriate detail is explained ...
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How to set a cookie based on a page Get variable?

I am trying to set a cookie, based on a GET variable from a page. The page URL looks like: mysite.com/?my_var=somevalue I'm trying this, but can't see what I'm doing wrong.. // make 'my_var' ...
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How to set a cookie for logged in users to md5($user->ID . “my_secret”)?

For all logged in visitors of my WordPress website I would like to set 2 cookies based on their user ID - so that I can use their user IDs in WordPress-unrelated PHP scripts at the same domain. In ...
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Session Cookie security questions

I am a .NET developer but I also administer all of our corporate websites, which are all Wordpress. I inherited the sites from someone who is no longer at my company. My company recently spent a ...
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Set cookie for visitor

I'm writing a new plugin that will allow visitor to vote. After a visitor rated a post, I'd like to block double voting. I think the better way to do it is using cookie, but of course I can't insert ...
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Setcookie works on admin but not front end

I have a simple function to set a cookie to the value of whatever parameter is attached. For example, if I visit http://example.com/?devsource=http://dev.example.com/ it should set the value of the ...
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wp_signon returns user but the user is not logged in because wp installed on subdomain. How to make it work?

I am using the WordPress API to get the user login. My code: <?php define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); require('wp-blog-header.php'); $creds = array(); $creds['user_login'] = 'user'; ...
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Cookie is not marked as HttpOnly [closed]

I am trying to get my wordpress driven website to be PCI compliant and the report states that we have a failure due to: "Cookie is not marked as HttpOnly: 'wordpress_test_cookie=WP+Cookie+c heck; ...
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My website resets when accessing the index page

So my wordpress theme and website is on a stage server, since it's under production. And this issue happens once in a while. Basically, if I log in as a user, and when I enter the index page, the ...
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Wordpress Cookies - wp_set_auth_cookie

I would like to make the login working to all of my wordpress sites. They are single installs, so no multisite plugins can help. I decided to go with the cookies. I store the users in the same ...
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How to handle cookies from a WordPress plugin on a cached page?

I'm attempting to write a plugin that can work with cookies on a WordPress site that uses page caching (why?). I've been following this tutorial on Esanctuary.net. I'm trying to write to the ...
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why does WordPress need two cookies for auth/login

I can see two cookies: auth and login cookies in wordpress. Why do we need two? I think one is enough.