Using session variable, getting lost ?


Have code to set session like:

$_SESSION['logoclub'] = $_REQUEST['username'];

echo $_SESSION['logoclub'];   ----> Testlogo

And when i echo out the session in a function, the session is lost ?
Why ?

public function get_settings($db){
            echo $golftest;     ----> Blank

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Loganathan NatarajanLAMP DeveloperCommented:
have you put this line on top of your page?

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team2005Author Commented:
Yes, have this in the index.php file.

Must i have session_start in every php files i am using session ?
Loganathan NatarajanLAMP DeveloperCommented:
Where ever you use $_SESSION function, you must have session_start() ; before that
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team2005Author Commented:
Must i use session_start() ; on the top of every php file that uses session.
Or only use session_start() ; in the functions using session ?
Loganathan NatarajanLAMP DeveloperCommented:
You must use everywhere you use $_SESSION variable.

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team2005Author Commented:
One file was missing session. Thanks for help
Ray PaseurCommented:
Must i have session_start() in every php files i am using session ?
Yes.  This article distills it down into the required basics.
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