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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 ...
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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(); $...
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Get current session in WP admin

Trying to access sessions in the WP admin and access a variable from it. function tasks_admin_sessions() { if(!session_id()) { session_start(); } } add_action( 'admin_init', '...
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Can we stop session reset if page reloads?

I started a session and assigned a value and based on the value other function executes but the page reloads after first session and obviously session resets and the other page where I am calling this ...
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Store and Change Session variable - PHP SESSION VARIABLE

I would like to change a session variable which will change another variable in two different places. One variable determines what posts the user will see which is in my custom post archive file(...
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Displaying "One Time" Notification in Plugins

In WordPress's backend, you can add notifications and errors using HTML that looks like this <div class="updated error"> <p><?php esc_html_e( 'A bad thing happened!', 'your-text-...
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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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Show menu item only if user is logged In (not word press login)

I am working on a web app word press. I am new to word press So maybe you will feel that this question is silly, I tried everything but i don't want to use any plugin. here is what I need to show the ...
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How to store or cache custom shopping cart data for every user's session

I'm developing a shopping cart and I don't want to use any plugins as none of them can serve my needs. So I'm heading to create my own shopping cart. My question is: How to store what the user added ...
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how to create and show sessions in word press?

I am new to word press but know all the required PHP skills. I am using a form to create session in one page and then accessing those sessions in another page. I have done this already without word ...
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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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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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Where is function to prevents non logged users access wp-admin?

Where is the function, that prevents non logged users, access restricted pages in Wordpress? I've looked in several files, but not found. I want to modify the way Wordpress authenticates to check ...
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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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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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Share session between my site and WP blog [closed]

I am using Yii framework for a web site and WP for a blog (don't ask why, I inherited this project). Yii is responsible for users (login/logout...), and in the blog (WP), I need to know when the user ...
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Disconnect automattically after X minutes

I recently discovered that if I don't disconnect myself from WordPress, my session could last for more than a day. I wondered what could I do to set a maximum time of inactivity on the site, after ...
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Would this be achieveable?

So i am no good at sessioning and i was wondering instead of making a site around wordpress itself though SSI and customization could i take the SSI from a configured wordpress site and plug it into a ...