how to conserve a cookie session with php

Posted on 2015-01-02
Last Modified: 2015-01-02

I would want to keep(preserve) the session of the script to avoid having to connect every time and replace cookies once more valid


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Dave Baldwin earned 500 total points
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That is not going to work.  You always have to get the new session cookie.  Standard session expiration time is 1440 seconds (24 minutes) of inactivity.  Some time after that, the session will expire on the server and you will not be able to use the old session ID.

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by:hexo dark
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When we look at a video are you considered as an inactivity?
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by:Dave Baldwin
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If you are not making any more page requests during that time, the answer is probably yes.

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