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Auto login of the Page

Ravi Kiran Va
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Joined: Apr 18, 2009
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Hi ,

I want to develop Auto login Page .

for example it consists of two fields say a username and a password textfields.

Now i want to provide a check box under it with Label Do You want to remember ?

Which automatically logs me if i open the site again .

Please give me an idea as how to remember the username and password again when the user comes .

Thank You .

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Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Posts: 10336

You'll need to do this with a cookie (search the forums for many examples). A fairly insecure mechanism, but it will do what you ask (assuming the same user uses the same PC to access your site and they don't clear down cookies).

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Ravi Kiran Va
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Joined: Apr 18, 2009
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Thank you paul .

I found the script with respect to this requirement .
But please tell me how this particular line can be useful in this ??

Calling a Javascript function on a checkbox (Remember Me) on to the form .

But can you please tell me what is the meaning of this line with so many parameters cookie.setMaxAge(365 * 24 * 60 * 60);

Thanks .

Nikhil Shah Jain
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Joined: Apr 21, 2009
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This is stating the max age of the cookie for 1year i.e.,
365 days* 24 hour s* 60min *60secs
David Newton

Joined: Sep 29, 2008
Posts: 12617

There's only one parameter there, it happens to be an arithmatic expression.
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