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Session Handlers

Abstract

Although available since the version 4.0 release, PHP’s session-handling capabilities remain one of the coolest and most discussed features. In this chapter, you’ll learn the following:
  • Why session handling is necessary, and useful

  • How to configure PHP to most effectively use the feature

  • How to create and destroy sessions, and manage session variables

  • Why you might consider managing session data in a database, and how to do it

Keywords

Session Information Session Data Current Session Integer Unsigned Session Function 
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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Copyright information

© W. Jason Gilmore 2010

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