Questions tagged [cookies]

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.

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WordPress wp-login.php cookie error (WordPress Version 4.2.9)

Error: Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser. You must enable cookies to use WordPress. How do I remove this error?
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Redefine cookie domain for subdomains

I have done all the research on this question but none of it is working. I have an application consisting of a WordPress site at "domain.com", and a CakePHP/Angular application at "sub.domain.com". ...
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How to mark articles as read?

I have a normal Link: <a href="/article-1"><span class="visited-circle"></span>article 1</a> and when someone have visited this article so i changed the color in CSS: a:...
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How to resolve error “Cookies are blocked due to unexpected output.”?

I am facing an error as per below at admin panel login. "ERROR: Cookies are blocked due to unexpected output." I've tried several solutions like, Log checking (No logs are showing in log file) ...
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Check if user already visited this post today

I have a piece of code which measures a post popularity. How would I go about checking if user didn't already visited this post for past 24 hours? Do I need to set a cookie for user and for each post ...
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How to store a number (coming from cookie) into query vars for later usage in other filters?

I have a small HTML5 game playable (as "canvas") at different social networks, which sets an HTTP cookie. When a player comes to my WordPress site (acting as help and support website for the game), I ...
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Deleting cookie to logout

Would be potential problems if I delete wordpress_logged_in_47d1523b... cookie using javascript? Is there something additional that wp_logout does?
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How can I set cookies on both secure and non-secure origins at the same time?

I have a front-end login process via admin-ajax.php. It's a standard user/pass form so I submit the POST request to a secure, https, endpoint regardless of whether the user is currently on a secure ...
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Detect if authentication is set to “remember” a user being logged on

I am writing a custom frontend logon page for a theme I am working on. The logon page uses wordpress functions as much as possible (eg., wp_signon, wp_set_auth_cookie, ...etc.). For logging on, I do ...
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Showing different pages depending on a cookie value

I have a website that asks the visitors to choose a language on the first page, I store the option in a cookie and I am showing the content (starting with second page) depending on this option. I ...
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Set cookie with taxonomy name

I know that a should set a cookie before any output. I want to set a cookie with the actual page's taxonomy name. To get the taxonomy name I am using get_query_var('taxonomy). The problem is: If ...
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Keep Users Logged In As Long As I Like

I'm implementing a Kiosk webapp based off WordPress and I have some conditionals which are key, they work based on whether user is logged in or not. I'm aware that after user clicks "remember me" it ...
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Where is function to prevents non logged users access wp-admin?

Where is the function, that prevents non logged users, access restricted pages in Wordpress? I've looked in several files, but not found. I want to modify the way Wordpress authenticates to check ...
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How to read third party cookie to access password protected pages

does anyone know a quick and simple way to also give access to a WordPress standard password-protected page if there is an existing third party cookie on the user's machine? I need to see if someone ...
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Referrer URL with jQuery or Javascript - Cache & Referrer URL Issue

Hope someone can help me : ) What Im trying to do is, get the first visit referrer and send it to form. We user Contact form 7 plugin, so I created a hidden input, get the referrer URL and assign ...
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Why a strange discrepency between get_current_user_id() when using AJAX versus output of document.cookie?

I'm developing a simple Ajax function as part of a plugin intended to be used from within the traditional WP Admin dashboard but am encountering a discrepancy regarding the login cookie state. The ...
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Security in WordPress plugin development

My plugin is Mailer.app for WordPress, I'm 85% completed and I'm focusing on security before release. Before the questions, I should outline the plugins architecture: The plugin is able to take in ...
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COOKIE_DOMAIN setting confusion

I'm upgrading my website and it's using WordPress. I'm using sub-domain cdn for CDN and it needs to be cookieless. Currently my website is a multi-network of multisites (both are subdirectory ...
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Logged In cookie gets saved but not Auth cookie

I am trying to get WordPress to run on PHP-CGI which I call from my ExpressJS (Node JS) server. After getting some bugs worked out on my end, I finally got the front-end working. I can login and the ...
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Best method to show modal only once

I would like to display a modal-window to first time visitors of my site. After that it should not be visible anymore for that visitor. What is the best method to go about this? Normally I could use ...
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How to make a cookie be on the whole site instead of being on a specific page/

So I had an idea to make a button that swaps between css files in order to do random stuff such as making 2 backgrounds that the site users will be able to swap between. I had no idea how to do it, ...
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Woocommerce Ajax Add cart not working

In woocommerce ajax add to cart method not adding when cart is empty, if cart contains something then my ajax function adds but if cart is empty it doesn't add. And no error. Here is the link. PHP ...
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Use cookies in pagination

I am having a problem with cookies. I am using page breakers for long content post. I initialize a cookie with value 1 once you are reading the post. For each page breaker or let say page (from ...
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Login page ERROR: Cookies are blocked due to unexpected output

I have a WordPress website that I recently discovered had this error on the login page: ERROR: Cookies are blocked due to unexpected output. For help, please see this documentation or try the ...
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Manipulating cookie on specific taxonomy archive page

I have this code to set cookie when user on the taxonomy archive page called 'term-country' if (is_tax('term-country')) add_action('init', 'my_setcookie'); // my_setcookie() set the cookie on the ...
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Disconnect automattically after X minutes

I recently discovered that if I don't disconnect myself from WordPress, my session could last for more than a day. I wondered what could I do to set a maximum time of inactivity on the site, after ...
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What are your thoughts on overriding the PHP builtin setcookie() function to control whether or not WP creates cookies

This is a long post: This is regarding the UK, UE, and Italian cookie laws. Even though My sites are hosting in the USA I reside in the USA My sites are not commercial sites None of my sites, ...
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Remember the last post I read

I am currently publishing a book series with WP (not in english). Books, chapters and subparts are arranged this way: Each book (category) is divided into chapters (subcategory) which is divided into ...
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set cookies or let system know a user has been on site

I would like to set a button on my site that links to a registration page (this registration is off site by a company called Wufoo so it will not be registering on the WordPress site) if a visitor has ...
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Store id from database query in cookie

I need to store an ID value which is generated upon doing a database insert. After the insert, javascript redirects the user to an external page, which will then redirect back to a wordpress page (...
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Store value in cookie

I'm doing a database query in a page, and afterwards I want to store an id - I thought I could do it in $_COOKIE? But it doesn't seem to work to just create a parameter and set a value to it, like: $...
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How can I set up a splash page that is redirected to only one time for the visitor? [closed]

I would like every new visitor to be redirected to a splash page upon their first visit. They need to enter their email/submit in order to get into the site. This isn't the standard login type of ...
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Logins through alias

My site is hosted by a university that runs all external traffic through an alias. The actual URL of the server is accessible only on campus. Right now I have the site address set to the alias and the ...
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Cookie settings for session across WPML subdomains using custom AJAX login

I am trying to enable a custom login session across both English and French subdomains. -WordPress is installed only on domain.com. -There are only en.domain.com and fr.domain.com as WPML subdomains,...
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How to change cookie name

Im trying to figure out how can I change names to cookies that wordpress is setting for example on login. wordpress_test_cookie = sitename_test_cookie or/ and wordpress_logged_in = ...
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Do We Need to Validate, Sanitize, or Filter Simple Numerical Superglobals (Cookies and Post)?

I'm writing a plug-in that stores UNIX datetimes in browser cookies and that also uses a $_POST variable based on a simple form that sends the ID number of the current WordPress post. After reading ...
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add_action in a custom plugin

I did a plugin to create a when the cookie is FALSE. Actually, the was working, but when I was about to create the cookie, it said that my header was already sent. Then, I had the code add_action('...
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How to delete Passwrd Protected posts cookies when a user logged out from the site

I wanted to delete all the cookies set for password protected posts when user logged out from the site after going through those Password protected posts. Is there any function to do this?
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Keep one user logged for a year?

This has got to be simple: how do I keep one user - my-user - logged in for a year? (I'm checking logged in cookies in the dev tools console). Update 8/16/15 This works: add_filter( '...
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Session Expired when WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) are different

I followed this article to allow me to put our company's WordPress blog on a subdirectory of our Heroku hosted site: http://nicolasmlv.com/wordpress-in-your-rails-app/ This says to add this code to ...
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How to switch css files according to devices and button click?

I am trying to enqueue a responsive css file if the website is opened on mobile devices. Also I want to switch / enqueue a default or non-responsive css file when a button is clicked. The non-...
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Display message once per session to users with a specific role

I need to display a message to only users with a specific role. The message should appear either as soon as the user logs in or if they re-open their browser after having closed it when logged in to ...
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Use WP_Query Data In Cookie

I've collected an array and set-up a cookie via functions.php, both work fine. However, I really need to post the data to the function and set the cookie as this information will vary per customer. ...
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Using Cookie Data For WP_Query Loop

I'm trying to retrieve data set in a cookie and use this to run a query. I've set the cookie in functions.php like so; add_action( 'init', 'resultsCookie' ); function resultsCookie() { setcookie(...
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Opening protected page with cookie?

I'm working on an app that uses WordPress for user management. After login, the app holds the auth cookie. How can I use that cookie to open a web view of a protected page within the app without ...
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can we share user login in 2 wordpress installs in 2 subdomains on one server? [duplicate]

We have 2 WordPress sites in 2 different sub-domains like test1.abc.com and test2.abc.com . Both sites have wp-require plugin activated and only logged-in users can see the site. We want to make a ...
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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 add_action('...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...

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