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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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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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sharing the same cookie session with multiple wordpress installs on the same domain?

I'm trying to use this on both wp-config.php files of each install within the same domain which is a subdomain im using for the main site. So to be clear here... the 2 wordpress installs are on a ...
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Why WordPress not logout after I have close my browser?

The default login cookie has expiry time as "session", so suppose when I close my browser, I need to login again when I visit wp-admin. But I've found that serveral time I've closed my browser (kill ...
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External Authentication, session_tokens not destroyed on logout

There are many questions and answers on external authentication and some code prior to WordPress 4.0 need some tweaking to get them to work. For example, adding a fourth parameter to the ...
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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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How to create session for user which is not an admin user

Hello I am working on building a plugin which has the following functionality like stated below My problem is I am stuck at point I have created registration form for the users where users will be ...
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WP_Session not acting with AJAX

The concept is to put a Button in Post Content which the user will click. Two things - The ID of the post and Number of times the user clicks the Button should be displayed. Reason - With this we ...
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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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Session alternative for plugins (due to caching)

I'm building a plugin that picks a random post from the database and delivers the result dynamically to the user. For certain aspects I need to know the post ID that's been randomly selected. Session ...
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How should you hook a session_start() when authoring a plugin?

Learning more about sessions I've gathered that a session_start() should come directly after <?php per Where exactly do I put a SESSION_START? and I wanted to play around and create a plugin that ...
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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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Destroy user sessions based on user ID

I want to programatically log a specific user out of our WordPress system based on their user ID much like the 'Log Out of All Sessions' button in the WordPress user editor section. How am I able to ...
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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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PHP header() gives headers already sent

I am working on a checkout proces in Wordpress where if customer clicks on the checkout button he gets redirected to a payment provider. Important to know: I use a session in this proces. I use PHP ...
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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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One time login on 2 different Wordpress sites

Im trying to figure out how to login one time to mydomain.com and being automatically loged in to mydomain.com/blog . I have figured out how to share tables (so that the same users on my main site, ...
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share login/logout sessions across two installs?

I'm having some issues sharing the user sessions across two installs. (a) site on http://stolenmx.com (b) site on http://arcade.stolenmx.com I have installed B in the same database as A and I have ...
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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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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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$_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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Preventing session timeout

Not sure if this is a bug or by design, but it's damn annoying. Every so often, more so after updating the core, while in the admin section, I get booted out with the infamous "Your session has ...
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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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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 to store and receive variables in WP sessions?

I have a form with some checkboxes and inputboxes selectboxes and it shows what the user wants via an ajax call. The problem is that when the user click on the item and the detail page is shown and ...
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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 to limit user to login only once per session

How can I use code to limit users from sharing there ids and password and login muliple times? what i want to do is not allow the user to login multiple times at the same time.
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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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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 ...