An HTTP cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in the user's web browser while the user is browsing it.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
94 views

Setting cookies in Wordpress

I am trying to set a cookie on my site and wanna switch the style sheets using this cookie. I've tested a normal function but it does not work. I've put below code into my functions.php ...
1
vote
1answer
99 views

How to set cookies to switch style sheets when a link is clicked and set it till another particular link is clicked?

I have a very old site. Now I want to make it responsive without changing the theme an it's style sheet. Requirements: Can not change the theme. Can not create child theme. By default, the site ...
0
votes
0answers
247 views

Setting a cookie in functions.php and it gets deleted when working on an other function

My first function gets the parameters from the URL and sets the cookies: /** Get variables from the URL and set them into the coockie **/ add_action( 'init', 'set_utm_cookie'); function ...
5
votes
1answer
69 views

What is the purpose of having a token in cookies?

WordPress utilizes cookies for better security, and I've been trying to understand how exactly this could make a WordPress website more secure, and I found this article . There's a pretty decent ...
0
votes
0answers
84 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
232 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
282 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
309 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
254 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
182 views

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 + ...
0
votes
0answers
205 views

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', ...
2
votes
0answers
211 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
566 views

Removing username from the 'wordpress_logged_in' cookie

I am working with a client with some strict security measures. After undergoing security review, we were notified that the user name stored in the logged in cookie, e.g. ...
0
votes
0answers
293 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
301 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Cookie set without HttpOnly flag

I try to add cookie information but i have no result. The tool sends me the same information. I trying to displayed the mention HttpOnly after path parameter => "Parameter : ...
1
vote
0answers
171 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
250 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
491 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
430 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
441 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
982 views

How set a cookie from PHP and get it without refresh

I know that when use setcookie() function it create headers, and after refresh it will be available in $_COOKIES, but i need a mechanism to set cookie in this page without redirect, but to be in the ...
0
votes
1answer
81 views

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
0
votes
0answers
180 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
478 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
299 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
314 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
193 views

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
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Can't log in: “ERROR: Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser. You must enable cookies to use WordPress.”

After a server move, I'm unable to log in to my site. I get the "ERROR: Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser. You must enable cookies to use WordPress." error when I try submitting the ...
1
vote
1answer
318 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
204 views

!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() ) ...
0
votes
1answer
389 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
416 views

How to Create a Cookieless Domain in Wordpress

How do you create a 'cookieless' domain for WordPress?
3
votes
1answer
353 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
319 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
122 views

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; ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
561 views

wp_logout action not working

I'm trying to remove some cookies set to control persistent login when the user specifically wants to log out of a website. I thought it would be as simple as: function remove_user_cookie() { ...
0
votes
1answer
603 views

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' ...
0
votes
1answer
255 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
195 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
378 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
545 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
967 views

WordPress Ajax Login without page reload

I'm currently developing a WordPress theme where I want the user to be able to upload images before he register or log in to the site. The initial problem was, you can't upload images to WordPress ...
0
votes
2answers
459 views

One time login on 2 different Wordpress sites

Im trying to figure out how to login one time to mydomain.com and being automatically loged in to mydomain.com/blog . I have figured out how to share tables (so that the same users on my main site, ...
1
vote
0answers
384 views

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; ...