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Having Issue on Redirecting With Session in WordPress

I am trying to create a simple login system in WordPress using core PHP but I am getting this error message Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /www/...
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Codeless random token generation to pass into multiple tracking links in a single page load

In domain my-nice-company.com (my WordPress) I want to include traking transparent images to some-tracker.org/1x1-transparent.png and some-other-tracker.info/track/pixel.jpg I want to pass-in a ...
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Display if author page is author page of current user

in my multi author website I have a button that users can upload their avatars. I need to display this button in author page. I can do it. I added this button to author page. The problem is that ...
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add class to element if user is not logged in [closed]

Please help . I need to add class to this button if user is not logged in <?php echo apply_filters( 'my_order_html', '<button type="submit" class="ADD-CLASS-HERE cfw-primary-btn ...
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Strange admin-ajax / CSS / $_SESSION issue

TLDR: I'm generating a random token on a front-end form and storing it in $_SESSION to later retrieve by the ajax script. THE ISSUE: The code retrieved by the ajax script does not match the one ...
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How to read and write session data?

My website requires users to complete their profile before they can place an order. So far, I have been able to redirect a user to his profile editing page if his profile is incompleted when he tries ...
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Plugin is attempting to start a session with WordPress. WP Session Manager will not work! DomPdf

I get the error message "Another plugin is attempting to start a session with WordPress. WP Session Manager will not work! how to find error" I am trying to correct the code of somebody. He ...
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Adding preference buttons to main nav that persist via user sessions. (Woocommerce)

I would prefer not installing a plugin to achieve this and I don't mind coding something myself. I'm simply unsure of the "wordpress-y" way to go about it. So here goes, Each one of the ...
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Form Post / Session Variables not Working in Query with Pagination

I am developing a custom search where the user inputs data on the first page with a form. Upon clicking submit, the user is brought to a second page for the results. I pass the data via pulling in the ...
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homepage redirects to login page when user session expires

WordPress 5.9 Users trying to access the homepage when the session expires, are sent to re-authenticate. The behavior seems weird since it only applies to the homepage. Users with expired sessions can ...
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Using session in WP without trouble with the API REST

I build a custom plugin that make me able to use SESSION to passe parameters from a page to others pages without GET parameters. This works very well. Basically i start my session like this : ...
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Set cookie parameters on wp site - PHP not working?

I've developed quite some wordpress plugins which use a user system incl. login, logout etc. features using PHP's $_SESSION superglobal. Now I'm stuck in a project where the client does some sensitive ...
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logout users with specific role after close browser tab

I'm looking for a way to logout a specific user role (external_user) when he closes the tab/window of a web browser. How can i proceed to close the session? Thanks.
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Session management issues with WordPRess 404 Error page

I have tried to integrate wordpress into my existing website as the documentation archive using the existing login session. I have installed wordpress under /wp of the root app. In my main app, I set ...
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Unable to execute Ajax request, status code 400

I'm running WordPress Network on Nginx Web Server and I'm facing some issues when any user tries to login. If the user tries to login without any of website earlier login data (cache and cookies), ...
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Why is the session clearing after wp_safe_redirect?

I've been pulling my hair out with this for months now, and it's causing many issues in several places. Can anyone tell me why after setting a $_SESSION variable, and then performing a ...
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Plugin or ways to limit number of users logging in the website,

Would like to check if there is any way (or plugin) available that can: a.limit the number of concurrent users session by of user currently logged in to the website b.limit the number of users logging ...
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Are there any drawbacks on opening a session_start in functions.php and header.php?

Are there any drawbacks on opening a session_start in functions.php and header.php? Especially from a speed / loading speed/time and resource perspective? Anybody? Happy to learn about this!
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Navigation Switcher functionality with button ( not language switcher )

I have a WordPress site that has a switcher button that needs to switch navigation between regular and expert visitors. I want the regular visitors not to see some navigation items. As both, the ...
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WooCommerce - set session with new cart item meta when updating cart item quantity [closed]

I'm trying to add meta data to cart items based on their quantity. It works all fine when I add the product to the cart, but I'm failing to update the cart item meta when the quantity is updated. I ...
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Using sessions or an alternative in a plugin

I want to use sessions in a plugin, I use this code in my plugin to start a session add_action('init','register_session',1); function register_session(){ global $cons; if (session_status() === ...
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Restricting wordpress login sessions for a web app

I am creating a webgl unity app that sits on a wp site and uses the wp accounts to store data. It works really well, however an issue I have is that currently a user can be logged in on two machines ...
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How to change WordPress cookies to be session-only

I don't want my WP site to set any persistent cookies. Session cookies while I'm logged in are all I want to allow. I don't want to have to ask visitors for consent, so I need to be sure that none are ...
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How to implement a $_SESSION alternative in Wordpress inside a theme without a plugin?

I want to show a popup to the first time visitor of a Wordpress site. I tried to check the visit state using $_SESSION. Something like this in the footer.php: <?php if(!isset($_SESSION['pxpop'])) ...
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How to Extend login session times to a Month

How can I extend wordpress login sessions to a month so that it doesn’t automatically ask for login after 48 hours? I am basically testing some program with wordpress and around 48 hours it fails and ...
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Session is not working properly

We have a questionnaire with a product configurator and we are saving the configuration for the user with a session. Somehow the session is not working properly. For some users it's just not saving ...
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$_SESSION dosent't work

So when i use variable $_SESSION['wp_childs'] = $_POST['childs'] in my plugin, nothing changes in my storage session. i use session_start(); at the top of that all pages; for use $_SESSION but i can't ...
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Retrieve parameter from url

Given a certain url, custom = www.namesite.com/r=namerefferrer to initialize a $_SESSION and retrieve the value of this $_SESSION I did: I set this in functions.php: if (!session_id()) { ...
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Like and Dislike Buttons on Post with Counter - Only allow one click per post per user session

Working on a "Like" vs "Dislike" for blog post in WordPress. While all is working fine, the intention here is to make it work for guests and logged in users, but more importantly; ...
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Multi-instance WordPress usingn Memcached to handle sessions requests login every time a requests is handled by a different server

I have WordPress running in Kubernetes with horizontal autoscaling, my site uses BuddyPress to provide social-networking functionality. I also have a memcached server accessed by all the deployments ...
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Site Health : An active PHP session was detected

I'm new in WordPress development and I just created my first theme. In my wp-admin, the "Site Health" tells me that a PHP session has been detected (critical error), here is the message : A ...
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End session screen not close automatically after login

I configured the login screen and the login process for my purposes. but there is an issue I don't know how to solve. after the session ends, there is a pop-up with a login screen called "wp-auth-...
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Correct user session/cookie handling with external site connection in wordpress

I have a wordpress + woocommerce site where the user can configure a product and create a custom one. The software that handle this configuration is on another server. So i need to send some data in ...
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How do I add $_SESSION[''] to my wordpress page?

I am trying to take my existing object array then json_encode it and add it to a $_SESSION[''] so I can request it on other pages on my website. Is there a way to save my session string (or array) and ...
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keep a variable for all pages in memory from the url

I downloaded a referrer plugin and it works fine I create my custom link and everything is fine: https://testsite.com/?r=ty5x I have a conversion system that tells me how many users have come to my ...
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PHP session not staying alive. headers already sent

I'm having trouble keeping my session alive, it times out after 3 hours (our desired custom timeframe) regardless of user activity. It used to keep the session alive for the next 3 hours every time ...
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$_SESSION variable not saving on page refresh or new page

So I have a form that allows the user to select a city. Once selected, this city is then saved to a $_SESSION variable as such : $_SESSION['city_selected'] = $_POST['location_select']; This works fine ...
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Requiring a Visitor to Enter a Password Each Time They visit a Page

the pandemic has changed my role within my company so that I'm now doing all of our WordPress development, despite having zero training with WordPress. Feel free to include any comments about my boss'...
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Login issue with subdomain installs

I have two Wordpress instances, both of them have multi-site setups. The issue is: the two instances do not seem to work together in terms of login. I sometimes can't login to the second instance ...
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after logout session not destroy from server/website side

I have a wordpress site , when i logout from client side , then session is still exists while it should be destroy. yet it is exists in site. while i cleared browser session and cookies yet it exixts.
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Does using set_transient() function can lead to MySQL problems?

As a plugin author, I have to think about many things. One of my plugins uses a temporarily PHP session to save the JSON data that receives through its API in array type. Because PHP session has its ...
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Wordpress Keeps Logging Out - What Tests Can I Run to Solve This?

I keep getting logged out of wordpress randomly. Despite having set long "Remember Me" times etc. I am still being required to log back in when I re-open my browser and whilst in admin, I randomly get ...
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User Session and Stored Cookies not get removed

I am using below code to remove the user session, cookies etc, but its not working. Please help me to resolve this issues $userid = get_current_user_id(); //get current user id sleep(30); //to ...
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wordpress login loop and session problem

I have a login problem in the Wordpress Admin panel. First I have the redirect loop wp-admin to wp-login with the param reauth=1. I tried all the suggestions found in the support forums but none of ...
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Get WordPress logged in username from root domain when WP is installed in a subfolder

Here is my URL structure: http://www.example.com/homepage.php http://www.example.com/wordpress/ Wordpress is installed in a subfolder but I need to get the cookie in homepage.php to check if the ...
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$_SESSION variables work perfectly on my local machine but returns NULL on development webserver

I'm using a hook into init where I add a certain timestamp in order to include a splash screen into within my Wordpress project. Basic logics of the script is: add_action("init", "my_function", 1) ...
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Sessions with WordPress

I am implementing custom user registration system for website clients, so that they can edit their information. But I have read a lot that WordPress do not support session. For example, https://...
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Updating transient value frequently

Is it alright conceptually to update transient value frequently. I am building up a login form & every time user enters invalid credentials, store the incorrect attempts. So I am using user IP ...
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How to expire session after 2 hours and also expire when browser closed?

I want to expire session after 2 hours and also want to expire session when browser closed add_filter('auth_cookie_expiration', 'my_expiration_filter', 99, 3); function my_expiration_filter($seconds, ...
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Best hook for when a user session ends?

I'm creating a backend feature that calculated user's login sessions during the past 2 weeks. This is easy enough to do by incrementing a custom user field when the user logs in using wp_login: ...
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