• Todd Tomlinson
  • John K. VanDyk


After reading this chapter, you should be able to
  • Understand how Drupal modifies PHP’s session handling.

  • Understand which files contain session configuration settings.

  • Understand the session life cycle and how Drupal’s $user object is created during a request.

  • Store data in and retrieve data from a user’s session.


Anonymous User Session Management User Object Query String User Table 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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  • Todd Tomlinson
  • John K. VanDyk

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