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Postby Tjobbe » Sat Aug 16, 2003 12:45 pm

Hello everyone!

I'm trying to use session variables and cookies on my "localhost".

The first file is ett.php, with the following code.

<?php
session_start();
header("Cache-control: private");
$_SESSION["out"] = "tjenare";
?>
<html>
<head>
<title></title>
</head>
<body>
<a href="tva.php">GO</a>
</body>
</html>

The receiving file is tva.php, with the following code.

<?php
session_start();
header("Cache-control: private");
?>
<html>
<head>
<title>Untitled</title>
</head>
<body>
<?php
$out = $_SESSION["out"];
echo "Out = $out";
?>
</body>
</html>

I dont get this to work!
Should I change any installations in PHP:INI or??????????????
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Postby Joan Garnet » Sat Aug 16, 2003 5:03 pm

I think this should work:
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<?php
session_start();
header("Cache-control: private");
session_register('out);
$_SESSION["out"] = "tjenare";
?>
<html>
<head>
<title></title>
</head>
<body>
<a href="tva.php">GO</a>
</body>
</html>

The receiving file is tva.php, with the following code.

<?php
session_start();
header("Cache-control: private");
?>
<html>
<head>
<title>Untitled</title>
</head>
<body>
<?php
echo "Out =" .  $_SESSION["out"];
?>
</body>
</html>
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Postby swirlee » Sat Aug 16, 2003 5:23 pm

Joan Garnet wrote:I think this should work:
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<?php
session_start();
header("Cache-control: private");
session_register('out);
$_SESSION["out"] = "tjenare";
?>


Looks like you were missing a closing quote on the fourth line above, Joan. It ought to be session_register('out'); Simple typo, I'm sure.

By the way, Tjobbe, I ran your code on my machine and it worked fine. Do different versions of PHP handle this differently?
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Postby Joel » Sat Aug 16, 2003 7:05 pm

When using $_SESSION[] variables, you do not need to use session_register().

TJobbe, are you using an old version of PHP? In older versions $_SESSION isn't available.
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sessions and cookies

Postby ngfrancisco » Thu Nov 06, 2003 11:16 pm

Hi!

I had the same problem before with session under windows. What I did was to create a directory sessiondata and specify it in the PHP.ini file under the session path.

I hope this will help your problem. :D
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Postby EdwardBobadilla » Mon Dec 22, 2003 4:38 pm

i tried this script which is viewable at
"http://www.nelsoncasecorp.com/test1.php" and the output is blank, and suggestions?
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Re: sessions and cookies

Postby redhead » Mon Mar 08, 2004 9:55 am

ngfrancisco wrote:I had the same problem before with session under windows. What I did was to create a directory sessiondata and specify it in the PHP.ini file under the session path.


That helped me out so much just want to say thank you :-D
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