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How does Wordpress handle sessions?

I know that Wordpress is stateless and doesn't use any global session variables, but when a user logs in via Wordpress, it must somehow keep track of who is logged in, right? Does Wordpress keep track ...
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Custom post type search using $_SESSION and pre_get_posts

I've been hacking all day at a custom post type search/filter system. So far I have this: function kdev_property_query($query) { if(isset($_POST['rooms_n'])) $_SESSION['rooms_n'] = $_POST['rooms_n'];...
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How reduce wordpress login session timeout time?

I want to logout user autometically when user is idle for more than 10 minutes.That mean suppose user is logged in to a site and user didn't browse any pages for more than 10 mins.when he browse any ...
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achieving login implementation without using sessions

Wordpress does not use sessions. I always wondered what mechanism does WP use to maintain a user state when user goes from page to page?
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Turning on output buffering in a wordpress plugin

My wordpress plugin uses sessions for handling various things, and on the production site I'm testing it on output buffering is not on by default so I'm getting a lot of messages such as these: ...
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integrating external php library into wordpress- the right way

If I were to load a custom library into wordpress, what would be the best place to add it? Since there are a bunch of global vars defined at the top of the library, I would not want that to be done ...
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PHP $_session is not work in wordpress

why PHP $_session is not working in wordpress my php code is session_start(); session_register('lang_opt'); $_SESSION['lang_opt'] = $_POST['lang_opt']; $mylang = $_SESSION['lang_opt']; echo $...
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Add session or cookie to remember last menu location

I have a site that is pretending to be three sites. This is done by a series of conditional statements and page templates to make it look like the user is on a different site depending on their menu ...
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Run query_posts if SESSION is empty?

I am having trouble running query_posts when my page loads for the first time, i.e Session is empty. When the page loads for the first time and the SESSION is empty, the following code runs: <...
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2 different post->IDs for single page load only in Firefox

I am saving the post->ID in a session array to keep a history of the accessed pages for a specific custom post type. This code was added to that specific custom post type's template, so that the ...
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Can't Access Sessions or Variables through pages

So I'm trying to use a session to move a variable through pages. For some reason I literally cannot access anything from index.php to archive. I declare my session at the very top of my header.php ...
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Replacing a placeholder term with a session variable value in taxonomy filter

I have in my themes some code which will set a session variable. For the sake of example, it's a geolocation routine which will set to either USA, UK or ROW, resulting in: $_SESSION['region'] = 'USA';...
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wp_mail is sending two emails when used after retrieving session data

I'm using the wp_mail function to send emails in WordPress. Before I run the function, I retrieve a heap of data from a session and some others from a form that was just submitted. For example: $...
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How to use my own custom session value in Wordpress?

How can i use my own (custom) session value in Wordpress? For example: $_SESSION['myname']="4lvin" I've already inserted session_start() at all page i need as following. <?php session_start(); $...