create a cookie

Posted on 2000-02-18
Last Modified: 2008-03-06
I am creating a cookie?I am not using any <html> or <head> tags before it.There is only  database connection and retrieving some values from it.I am getting Error as "cookie is Set after header is passed".what is the solution?
Question by:padmamvs

Expert Comment

ID: 2538459
check any require() or include() directives before sending a cookie in your text.
I bet that some of the included files outputs some blank characters.

I mean, if you make


and file is like that:
-- end of file --
then these spaces are sent before your SetCookie command - so PHP gives an error.

Expert Comment

ID: 2539516
I completely agree with maxkir

Accepted Solution

aikon earned 20 total points
ID: 2539840
Hi padmamvs,

The cookie code must be before any code you put ei php or html.


Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Consider the following scenario: You are working on a website and make something great - something that lets the server work with information submitted by your users. This could be anything, from a simple guestbook to a e-Money solution. But what…
Part of the Global Positioning System A geocode ( is the major subset of a GPS coordinate (, the other parts being the altitude and t…
Learn how to match and substitute tagged data using PHP regular expressions. Demonstrated on Windows 7, but also applies to other operating systems. Demonstrated technique applies to PHP (all versions) and Firefox, but very similar techniques will w…
The viewer will learn how to create a basic form using some HTML5 and PHP for later processing. Set up your basic HTML file. Open your form tag and set the method and action attributes.: (CODE) Set up your first few inputs one for the name and …

930 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now