[wp-hackers] Why WordPress killing Session ?

Marko Heijnen mailing at markoheijnen.nl
Tue Feb 12 14:22:12 UTC 2013

Sessions is a feature of PHP but PHP has a lot of features.

WooCommerce for example isn't using sessions anymore. Because sessions don't work really well on multiple server.
That's also the reason why WordPress doesn't use them.


Op 12 feb. 2013, om 15:20 heeft Ryan McCue <lists at rotorised.com> het volgende geschreven:

> Marko Heijnen wrote:
>> It's really simple. WordPress doesn't kill sessions. It just doesn't use them.
> In fact, you'll find that basically every e-commerce plugin for
> WordPress uses sessions, so it definitely doesn't kill them.
> If sessions aren't working, it's possible that:
> 1) You're not doing session_start() early enough. It needs to be done
> around the init hook (before body output)
> 2) A plugin is intentionally breaking them. Try disabling all other
> plugins to double-check this.
> -- 
> Ryan McCue
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