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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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Why does $_SESSION only work when I am logged in?

I am including a pure PHP library (nothing to do with WordPress) into a few of my page templates. This library calls PHP session_start() function and references the $_SESSION["cart"] global variable. ...
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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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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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How to check if the user was redirected?

I need an advice on how to the following: I have registered course custom post type and created one for example Course1. Course1 has child posts - some are private (e.g Lectures) and some are not. ...
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How to make page/post password protected so you must reenter everytime you visit the page?

I added the following to the child-theme functions.php ///time out login so you must reenter it every time// add_action( 'wp', 'post_pw_sess_expire' ); function post_pw_sess_expire() { if ( ...
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PHP session when called wp_ajax_nopriv

I'm trying to work with sessions using wordpress ajax call api, but unsuccessfully. In begining of functions.php writed: if (!session_id()) { session_start(); } When doing ajax call for example ...
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Which is best to use $_SESSION or WP_Session? [duplicate]

I have little confusion with $_SESSION and WP_Session over their performance,which one is best to use. thanks.
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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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Where is the wordpress session stored?

I need to be able to validate the session integrity from an external app. I can't find where is the session stored in wordpress? I built a restful app that will receive the session token as a header ...
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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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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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Sessions not creating correctly in custom function

I am working with an external application called The Next Generation of Genealogy Site-Building (TNG) and integrating it into WordPress. It has been an easy matter to get the data to display inside a ...
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Allow up to 5 Concurrent Login Sessions

I'm having trouble implementing a concurrent login check. The site needs to prevent more than 5 concurrent sessions for any particular user at one time. Example: User Matt can have 5 active ...
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Parsing session info between WordPress and non-WordPress

I have a Web App that resides in example.com (non-WordPress, completely independent databases, etc) and I have a WordPress website, website.example.com and example.com/website. Users will never log ...
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Extend Wordpress (4.x) session and nonce

We've got a small web application that allows users to log in (via WordPress) and remain logged in for a max 15 min session for security purposes. Because most sessions will last longer, I have a ...
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Removing username from the 'wordpress_logged_in' cookie

I am working with a client with some strict security measures. After undergoing security review, we were notified that the user name stored in the logged in cookie, e.g. wordpress_logged_in[username]|...
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Is it possible to transfer a WordPress session to a different browser via query string?

Assuming a user has an existing WordPress session, is it possible to take the 'wordpress_logged_in_[hash]' cookie, encode it in a query string, and resume the session in a different browser? The ...
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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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Can I Set Up Session in WordPress Custom Page

I am trying to set up a login system and Contact form for Fornt End Users of my Custom WP Theme. I need to create some Ajax Post method and Send the input values to server like Captcha and User Inputs ...
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Using Sessions to Filter Posts - bad thing?

I have a post type archive with filtering in a sidebar and pagination at the bottom. One of my biggest problems is that I'll always lose any $_POST filtering whenever I click pagination as the page ...
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pass-protected pages and posts not protected after enter them 1 time

i use wordpress 3.9.2 and i read a lot of article and Q about clear cookies but some of them is too old ( for wp 3.4 and wp-pass with different code) or not solve my problem i have some password ...
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How can I test the login for an expired session?

I'm developing a login plugin and need to test the login form that pops up after a session has expired. I would like to see the popup appear on my request. Any hack is fine. Ideally some little ...
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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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Fatal Error relating to sessions.php

here is the error code I have Warning: Unterminated comment starting line 2079 in /home/teamspor/public_html/wp-includes/user.php on line 2079 Warning: require(/home/teamspor/public_html/wp-...
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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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Wordpress Website with Login system

I am new to WordPress but have been developing in PHP (CI specially). I stumbled into problem when I have to integrate a website developed in CI with a WordPress website. This wordpress component is ...
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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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Set Session Time Limit for Password Protected Posts

I have made a series of posts and pages password protected on my website using the built-in Visibility setting. They all use the same password, so the user can view all of them after entering the ...
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Session is not starting

I've read the usage of session() in WordPress from here and here. And I placed the following code into the very starting of my functions.php: /** * ENABLING SESSION TO THE SITE * Thanks: Shazzad ...
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Should I store my Facebook access tokens?

I've built a custom login page for a Wordpress site which uses Facebook for authentication. Is there any reason to store the Facebook access token in my WP database, or does it make more sense to use ...
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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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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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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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Session Cookie security questions

I am a .NET developer but I also administer all of our corporate websites, which are all Wordpress. I inherited the sites from someone who is no longer at my company. My company recently spent a ...
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Get my site session in wordpress?

I am using a custom site build in zend frameword, i also have a wordpress installed in this directory, for example: www.mywordpressSite.com // here is my wordpress site.. www.mywordpressSite.com/...
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Custom Connect to Facebook, problem logging in/logging out

I am working on a custom function for login in my users via facebook. I started by reading this nice tutorial on how to login in via Facebook: http://digitalzoomstudio.net/2013/02/09/tutorial-how-to-...
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Session problem in PHP - trying to create a simple CAPTCHA

I found a CAPTCHA script online for a self-made contact form on my site. In my theme folder I have a file called captcha_code_file.php: <?php /* * * this code is based on captcha code by Simon ...
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Permalink structure with $_SESSION variables

I have a project that has content being filtered throughout the site (many custom WP_QUERY calls). Originally there was no URL needs, just filtering by $_SESSION variable. Works perfectly, but NOW ...
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Pagination with $_POST and $_SESSION

I have a page on my site where in the left column is a set of checkboxes representing taxonomies and in the right column is a list of posts that fall into the selected taxonomies. The user is able to ...
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Can't redirect to previous page after using GET

I have a function that is displaying a shopping cart and products, and so after a product is added (which happens via GET) I want it to return to regular domain. This is the code that updates the ...
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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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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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how to manage Session in Wordpress using custom login?

I am new to WordPress, i want to implement custom Login functionality using WordPress. I am using the following Code to create custom login, In wp.config file if( !session_id() ) { session_start()...
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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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How to share cookies and sessions between domain and subdomain?

I have missed a lot of time by searching answer to my question. For today I have two WP installations on the one server and one DB but with different prefix. I already shared users data and meta ...
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Error when setting cookie

I get this error when trying to set a cookie on a WP page. Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by(...) Any help here? It worked fine when I did the php outside of ...
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Sessions in word press [duplicate]

Is it possible to set session in wordpress. If yes can you please tell how to do it? My sample code is. <?php session_start(); if(!isset($_SESSION['impression'])) { $_SESSION['impression'] = ...
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Ban a user and end their session

I'm working on a plugin derived from this tutorial. So far, the plugin adds a checkbox on a user's profile edit page where admins can ban the user. If checked, the user will receive a message upon ...