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How to share user session/cookie within single Wordpress installation for multiple domains?

I have got a single Wordpress installation. I am using multiple domains for local languages, based on the domain I display translated text within the same theme. domain1.com for English domain2.de ...
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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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Using auth_cookie_expiration to extend session timeout doesn't work

I'm trying to extend the session timeout in our WP based site (default timeout is too short for our users). For this purpose, tried to add a code snippet using auth_cookie_expiration to functions.php, ...
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Run once per session / flag in WP session variable

I am creating a plugin, and I want an object to be created once per session (i.e. when the visitor arrives at my website, and then not again for the remainder of the session). I tried the code below, ...
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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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Complete a form section once then recorded for a session

I want a user to complete a form on my site which consists of a product section and then a shipping section to collect their address info. Once user submits form the first time, a thank you page ...
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Save WooCommerce checkout fields when leaving checkout page

THE SITUATION In this shop, the employee attendant takes order over the phone. We use a plugin named 'Shop as Client' to achieve that. THE PROBLEM Sometimes, after it´s all set to complete the ...
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Why isn't working WooCommerce session inside shortcode?

Hope you're doing great! I am trying to print the WC()->session->get inside a shortcode but getting error , bellow is my code and error function set_session(){ global $woocommerce; WC()->...
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Woocommerce Sessions - Utilization of WooCommerce Box Size Packer

I'm trying to modify the WooCommerce - USPS Shipping Method Plugin - box packer algorithm to export the "quoted" box size to our shipping platform. I've run trials on the my staging site and it seems ...
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Trying to configure cron to get next value from array on each run

So I have this block of code and it is driving me crazy: if ( ! wp_next_scheduled( 'change_quote_hook_short' ) ) { wp_schedule_event( time(), 'one_minute', 'change_quote_hook_short' ); } ...
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Session Experies and Get Logged Out Within Few Minutes

I have wordpress simple blog with few plugins installed. My problem is that after logging and working for few minutes (hardly 2-5 minutes), session expires and I get logged out of the admin area. ...
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Handling nonces for actions from guests to logged-in users

Imagine the following scenario: John has an account on my website, but is currently not logged in. He clicks the "upvote" button on an article, but is redirected to the login page because only logged-...
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Pass Wordpress variable to the next page

I would like to pass a category name into the next page. I'm using Session. In functions.php I added: function session_initialize() { if ( ! session_id() ) { session_start(); } } add_action( '...
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Create a Custom Login System in WordPress [closed]

Please I need help with this. I wrote a basic code to create a login form that will validate, retrieve data and display on my dashboard but I have the following challenges: It always displays "...
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Easy way to check auth_cookie_expiration setting in browser dev tools?

I'm trying to change the auth_cookie_expiration setting in my functions.php file in order to limit all logins to 2 hours. I've done the basic hook for this: function expire_in_120_minutes() { ...
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How to store post ID's in cookie or session to display the same posts later

I run a wp_query that fetches 4 posts from db with rand() and displays them in a grid to visitors. What I need is to display the exact same posts the query fetched the first time, a second time to ...
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Re-use Nonce in Repeating Event Signup Buttons

My understanding is that wordpress nonces (not exactly a "number used once") prevent cross-origin request forgery and last 12 hours. I'm displaying a schedule of classes with a registration button ...
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Unset session variable on page reload / setup but exclude AJAX

I'm currently trying to unset a session variable in WordPress if the page get's reloaded. I've tried a lot but it's not working like I want it. This is my function: /** * Unset filter session if ...
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$_SESSION inside php function executed by AJAX

I am defining $_SESSION['session_test'] from $_POST['reason'] I get from AJAX call. Inside of this function, $_SESSION['session_test'] does get defined, and I get desired echo result. add_action('...
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Front end ajax user login session issue

I am having an issue where the ajax login form allows me to login, sort of. If I set the redirect to the homepage after login it sends me to the homepage and gives me the admin bar at the top. However ...
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Use WP user status (logged_in) to manage access to independent application

I have WP installed in the root of my website. In the same directory there’s a completely independent application. What I want to do is the following: when the user accesses the page containing the ...
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ajax polling with admin-ajax.php

Is it possible to do ajax polling in WordPress with admin-ajax.php for example every 300ms? I have tried this and it appears that doing the ajax request with admin-ajax takes longer than the ...
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Check if user is logged in to site A when visiting site B

I have two separate WP installs. The main site (a.com) and the blog for that site, which is on a subdomain (blog.a.com). I need to be able to check if a user visiting blog.a.com is logged in to a.com....
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Expired session error (admin) when I try to make a call to WooCommerce api [closed]

I have activated the WooCommerce API that is mounted on the WP, the administrator session expires every 2 hours, the problem is that when I try to make a call to the WooCommerce API, it returns a 200 ...
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how to remember specific action/event for current user?

i have made multi-language site thanks to polylang now i dont want to use polylang's switcher as it causes layout issues so i found a better solution is by putting a link on top. for example if user ...
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Safe to start a php session on get_header action?

I now usually php sessions are started from the init hook, but get_header runs before writing the page, sono technically speaking, I can open a session from there. Is there any other reason I should ...
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How to destroy all user sessions via WP-CLI

In installed WP-CLI v1.5.0 I ran wp --info and it return the correct info. I then ran wp user session destroy user1 --all and got this: CORRECT>w user session destroy prvweb -all (y|n|e|a)? ...
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Find out what is using PHP sessions in WordPress

Is there a way to find out what is using PHP sessions or spawning PHP processes? My Wordpress site gets heavy traffic (3.5 million hits per month). We discovered recently that we had permissions set ...
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How to log out everywhere else, destroy all sessions “all other devices”?

WordPress panel service "log out everywhere else" is doing a nice job. I want to use this as a function outside the panel. Screenshoot
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Share WordPress login info with other PHP app

A customer asked for this feature: website with WordPress website with PHP app where is a login form Request is: "when i login info WordPress I've to be able to share login data with the PHP app so ...
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Logout USER form backoffice after 30 minutes of inactivity [closed]

I looking for to logout user from backoffice after 30 minutes of non activity except Administrator role. Thanks.
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WordPress and PHP Sessions - Security and Performance

I'm writing a WordPress plugin to deal with a third-party API. This API requires a session identifier be passed to it so that the API (which basically functions as a third-party cart) knows what ...
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Change the default 10-day expiration for the password protected pages cookie

I'm trying to change the default 10-day expiration for the cookie that allows a user to repeatedly view the content on a password-protected WP page without having to re-enter the page password during ...
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how do i change my website facebook login button to another text immediately user login? [closed]

i added a facebook login button to my website, this facebook button work well but even if a user is logged in, the facebook login still shows i need detail help or tutorial link that can help me ...
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Session destroyed on page redirect

I am developing a plugin where I have started a session on init hook. I have a form which when submit calls a function which uses SDK (i.e payment is handled here). If this function returns FALSE ...
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How to get session token of current user in wp_login hook?

I want to get current user's session token in the hook - wp_login. I have tried this code in functions.php: add_action('wp_login','test'); function test() { var_dump(wp_get_session_token()); //...
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$_SESSION variables lost during OAuth callback

When I attempt an OAuth handshake, the first step is a GET call to obtain an access code like so. # Redirect to request authorization code $url = $this->get_authorization_url(); header("Location: ...
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update_user_meta() does not work

I asked a question yesterday, but I realised that the code was not correct and it was my bad, so I refactored everything. I have a form with two fields which when user submits and takes a quiz test, ...
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$_SESSION Not working after X amount of page views

I've written up a simple function that's output into header.php, which displays the login/register modal upon so many views in this case I've set it at 4, however its firing on the first view of my ...
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The session works on the local server, but not on the web server

I have a problem with a session, it works fine on the local server, but it's not visible on the server, the project is in wordpress, do I have to set something special about wordpress? This is my code ...
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Large Session Tokens

We have a Wordpress site on a shared server that recently crashed due to running out of disk space, because our MySQL binary logs filled up the drive in a matter of minutes. After reviewing what was ...
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Session constantly resets variable

I'm using sessions in wordpress but I have a problem where a variable I store keeps getting reset everytime I change page. it's "d_curr" and my code is the following : add_action('init', '...
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PHP Session Variable to WordPress Error

I have been trying to figure out how to add session variables to WordPress Custom Pages for the past few days but have still been unable to find a solution. From researching it seems WordPress does ...
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how to show posts of category random by session

Currently my homepage posts shows as random and arranged by visitor session but in category it arranged by last added, I want to arrange posts random in category similar to homepage function ...
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Looking to load a different template part on every load/refresh

I basically have a site where I have several different template headers that I want to load via get_template_part. The basic idea is when someone first visits the site, they should see a random ...
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Add class when more page is visited

I would like to add a CSS class to the body if a visitor goes to the second or third etc. page of the website. Or vice-versa: add a class only on the first visited page. The goal is that I can ...
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How Can I Move Data From Form 1 To Form 2

I have a 2 step website registration for my WordPress website. BEGIN EDIT The first step/form is a front end verification form plugin I have built that checks a custom_table to verify the visitor is ...