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Questions tagged [session]

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Is it possible to create a toggle session() using <a> tag or button [closed]

I have an intention to create a toggle button in my web page.Usually, I am using GET_ method. But, just for an excitement, Is it possible to create a toggle session() using a single <a> tag or ...
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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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Get all sessions on each page of a wordpress site

How can i get list of all sessions set on a particular page in wordpress ? I have searched a lot and couldn't find a clue. I have tried this and couldn't find any function th_template_redirect(){ ...
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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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How to do polling of session variable with ajax in WordPress admin plugin for progress bar

I'm working on a plugin. I have a somewhat long running php process and I am trying to show a progress bar by polling a session variable with ajax and displaying on the front end. I previously had it ...
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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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session start for each page loaded

For my plugin, I would like to use $_SESSION in the admin part. Thanks tutorials, I understood that Wordpress has got a behaviour to remove some global variables and the best way is to use a hook to ...
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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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Changing the WP login session cookie time?

As i know, WordPress makes login session cookie expire in 48 hours or on browser close. And in 14 days, if we check the "Remember Me". I want to change this time to 5 seconds: function ...
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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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Wp_session not working with firefox and edge

I am using wp_session plugin to store instagram access token in the session variable to check if it is set then show the page. In case of chrome everything works fine. But in firefox and edge the ...
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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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Share user session between main domain and subdomains in the same server

I need to share the user session between the main domain (the WP installation) and many subdomains (wildcard). In the subdomains, wordpress doesn't exist, only a index.php which loads the wp ...
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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 ...
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Random popup image per user with no repeat

I am pulling images from an ACF gallery that resides on another page. What I intend to do with this is to have these images displaying full screen on my home page on a popup every time the page loads. ...
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How can I get logged in user's session data from admin-ajax?

I have hooked an ajax call for a logged-in user, and now I need to catch his data inside the receiving call (the code that receives the action call). How can I get the user's ID reliably? This code is ...
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Allow user to select location and then set cookie for location in WordPress

I am needing to allow a user to select a location from a dropdown on the front-end, that then sets a session cookie for that chosen location... any help here? Ok so this is the outlined task: ...
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Capture and display users name

Can anyone tel me if a plug-in exists that can do the following: Check is it's the users first visit, if so the user will be prompted to input their first name into a text field. Their name will then ...
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Woocommerce cart is a non-object inside `admin_post` action

I'm writing a custom integration plugin for Woocommerce, to add a dynamic product to the cart. Right now, without the plugin, I make POST request via a form inside an external page containing the ...
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iframe does not store session/cookie when refresh parent

I have been searching around but there was no specific answer or any indication about the problem I am facing. I have a domain, parent.com, which is just a full screen container of a WordPress-...
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Custom $_SESSION expires too early

In my custom Wordpress theme I want to keep some user's data stored over time (let's say 5 days) using $_SESSION variable. At a certain point in my theme I do a very simple thing: session_start(); $...