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Setting Session Variables Question

Thread began 3/25/2011 2:21 pm by Brad Lawryk | Last modified 3/25/2011 4:19 pm by Brad Lawryk | 779 views | 3 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

yes, the set session variable behavior can be used outside of eCart (it is also included with the cookies toolkit extension)

If the session is not displaying, here things to check:
1) on any page that you are using a session value, you need to instantiate the session.

in other words, any page that you use:
<?php echo($_SESSION['sessionName']); ?>

to output the session value, you must include this code at line 1 to force PHP to "see" the session collection:
<?php if(!session_id()) session_start(); ?>

2) when using a recordset value in a session, double check the code order. make sure the recordset code is before the set session value code.

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