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Display message once per session to users with a specific role

I need to display a message to only users with a specific role. The message should appear either as soon as the user logs in or if they re-open their browser after having closed it when logged in to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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$_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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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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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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Login/Logout Session Sharing - Multiple Wordpress Installations

I am on Wordpress 4.4.2, I have multiple wordpress installations (Not Multisite) 1st Installation :- www.example.com 2nd installation :- www.example.com/blog/ I have pasted this in my Wp-Config ...
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Disallow second login session

I am trying to find a solution for 2 months now but unfortunately I came up with no results. I have a subscription based website which streams music. What customers basically buy is a "panel" where ...
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captcha not working in my custom plugin

I am trying to create a contact form with captcha, but captcha not working. I created captcha image by this in another file and stored value in session: //I already have start session and the ...
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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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Unique session WordPress

I want to allow only one session at the time across browsers and PCs. I want to "disconect" or log out to the old session if a new session starts in Wordpress.
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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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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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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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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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$_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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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 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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$_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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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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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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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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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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Session variables lost during Ajax calls - Wordpress - Sage Starter Theme

I'm using the starter theme Sage to create a custom Wordpress Theme. I made a very simple infinite scroll system to display every posts. On that point, everything seems to work fine. Now, I have to ...
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Session stays active until page update in dashboard

Something very strange is happening. I am using sessions on my wordpress website and for some reason, a session stays active until I update the page in the Wordpress website. I have build a template ...
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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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Sessions in plugin development?

I'm developing a plugin. At present I have two files. dotmailer.php and dotmailer-add.php. I'm creating a newsletter widget. My dotmailer.php plugin adds an admin menu, with options. It allows the ...
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How to 'remember' a site member's last visited page?

I've seen this on a couple of sites - they offer a multipage tutorials to site members. When you return to the site, they have a link that takes to the last page of the tutorial you were on. How is ...
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How to dynamically change the locale?

Sorry about making this so lengthy. I just want to explain everything clearly and walk you through what I have tried so far to solve this problem. There is an English and a Spanish version of the ...
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Reading Wordpress sessions in Magento

I'm looking for a way to read a session set in Wordpress, in Magento. Reading Magento sessions in Wordpress proved to be no problem but the other way around seems nearly impossible. Here's my ...
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White screen after login attempt

In my wordpress site, I built a login area. In my page-login.php I ask the user to enter his login information which after click on submit will be sent to the same page - on top of the page his ...
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SHORTINIT and sessions

Is it possible to use SHORTINIT for AJAX called php file and use a Wordpress shared $_SESSION global in it? I have this thus far: ini_set('html_errors', 0); define('SHORTINIT', true); require 'wp-...
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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 ...