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Do I use cookies?

I have made website in wordpress, and now client wants to know do this website use cookies? I dont know too much about it becouse i never use it, but i need to be sure. If I make websites i use ...
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Serving Cookies From A Different Domain or Sub-Domain

The WordPress Codex clearly states that if your website is served from example.com, for the sake of performance, you can have the cookies served from www.example.com by adding this to your ...
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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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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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Worpdress PHPSESSID / EU law

WordPress is installing a PHPSESSID cookie as soon as someone lands on my site. Under new EU law if its non-essential i have to block it so that a user can opt-in. But if it is essential its ok as ...
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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.
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Why is my cookie not unsetting upon logout? [closed]

if (is_user_logged_in()){ if(!isset($_COOKIE['alertuser'])){ // set cookie $timer = time()+86400; setcookie('alertuser', '1' $timer); // show alert ...
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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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Authentication/API Questions

We are trying to use S2Member to manage our WP site and memberships for a Flash program that we are launching. We'd like to use S2Member to authenticate the user when they login and remain logged in. ...
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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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Getting a person's username from a wordpress cookie

My friend has a code that will allow users to receive a special key to gain access into into the closed/open beta event for any game they select. When a person is logged in, they can click on a link ...
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Wordpress cookies

I am trying to set a cookie on click via setcookie('mycookie', 1, time()+60*60*24; but I can not seem to get it working . If i click the button - when I check my cookies, it is not there .
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How to Collect Keyword and Search Engine Data on Webforms?

We have a contact form using Contact Form 7 on our wordpress site. We would like to be able to attach any information about where the user came from: keyword search is the #1 item of interest. We ...
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Trying to set a cookie based on $_POST parameter

I'm doing a bit of language detection that first checks the $_SERVER['HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE']. If the user wants to override the choice of language, there's a select list, where they can choose ...
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Set a cookie in WordPress, using a select form and Jquery

Hi Guys and thank you in advance for giving me some attention with this. I have this code in wordpress that I just can't get right. I have the US states in a drop-down form. When the user chooses an ...
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Set cookie then immediantly refresh the page

I wrote a small WordPress plugin (mobileesp-for-wordpress) that will redirect mobile users to the mobile site. It's based on mobileesp. The plugin itself works fine the problem is I added an option ...
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How to force “remember me” users to login again?

My question is how to force the users that are auto-logged in because they previously checked "remember me" to log in again? It may be something with cookies, but is there anything I can ...
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Is it possible to tell if a user is logged into Wordpress from looking at the cookies which are set?

Is it possible to tell if a user is logged into Wordpress from looking at the cookies which are set on a site? If not, how could I add hooks to the login success and logout actions and set my own ...
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Cookies in template

I need to show some part of the page only once, based on cookies. The main problem that I can set cookies only in plugin, hooking init action. I've read 20 pages of google, this site, asked 2 forums, ...
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How does Wordpress remember which editor is being used?

Hey so I am trying to determine how Wordpress remembers which editor is being used for a particular post (HTML or Visual Editor (tinyMCE)). When you write a post, and then come back, it goes to the ...
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Why doesn't the “Remember Me” checkbox work for me on a live website? Only works on a local server environment

If I check "Remember Me", and then log out, my login and password are not remembered. I've tested this on many WordPress sites running WP 3.2.1 on a server here in NZ and also on a completely ...
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Wordpress Redirect based on the prescence of a cookie

I have a tricky situation.... I'd like to check for a cookie. If it doesn't exist then then redirect to an internal wordpress page, and set a cookie. And then carry on browsing the site. But i get ...
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How to detect a user that is not logged in

Is there an easy way to see if a user - someone how has logged in in the past but is not currently logged in - is visiting my site? I was thinking that checking if $COOKIE[TEST_COOKIE] is set, but I ...
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Setting custom cookies in Wordpress

I am trying to set cookies to re-route returning users to my a specific page within my Wordpress site. I'd like some advice with these 2 things: Where in the Wordpress php files should cookies be ...
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Allow guests to save favourite pages?

We're creating a site where we want guest users to add pages to a favourites list (post IDs), so they can print or email their selection if they want. What would the best way be to do this in ...
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Show greetings on first time visitors?

This seems pretty straightforward using cookies in straight HTML. In wordpress, how do I do this? AFAIK, wordpress only provides cookies functions for logging/logged in users. How about when I don't ...
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How to transition cookies from .subdomain.domain.com to .domain.com with minimal impact on users?

I need to extend the cookies of a subdomain.domain.com to all of the domain.com's subdomains (.domain.com in cookie terms). I am trying to minimize the impact of this transition. It seems that ...
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WordPress Plugin: Where should I put my cookies for cURL?

Currently creating a plugin with cURL and I need a place that will work for most WordPress servers (Unix or Windows) to store my cookie file. Anyone have a suggestion or best practices? I've been ...
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Having trouble setting / modifying cookies

I'm working on the admin interface for a plugin I'm developing, and it involves collapsible layouts. I want the state of the layout to be remembered when the page is refreshed, so I'm trying to use ...
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Author Tracking Code!

I need help with coding this piece. Basically i want with someone click on my author page. It stored a cookie of that author name and email. I want the cookie to stay in place untill the person close ...
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Modifying the way WP sets cookies

I'm trying to create a custom plugin that will change the way that wordpress names its cookings. Specifically, I want to write my own version of wp_user_settings(). I know I probably shouldn't hack ...
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How to set custom cookies before output

What's a surefire way to check/set cookies before the php headers are sent? Is there an action or filter that would be the best place to hook a setcookie() function?