Running Session Test Script Pages

This section provides a tutorial example on how to run multiple script pages that are connected by the session concept. Page outputs prove that the session concept is working.

If you run http://localhost/SessionPage1.php, you should get:

I am buying 3 PHP books.

Next

Counter = 1
Session name = PHPSESSID
Session id = o9oipjgc4r3fqmfk8mlldl5sl5

Contents of $_GET:

Contents of $_POST:

Contents of $_COOKIE:

If you click "Next" on the first page, you will be running http://localhost/SessionPage2.php, and should get:

I am buying 3 PHP books.
The unit price is 9.99 per book.

Next  Prev

Counter = 2
Session name = PHPSESSID
Session id = o9oipjgc4r3fqmfk8mlldl5sl5

Contents of $_GET:

Contents of $_POST:

Contents of $_COOKIE:
   PHPSESSID = o9oipjgc4r3fqmfk8mlldl5sl5

If you click "Next" on the second page, you will be running http://localhost/SessionPage3.php, and should get:

I am buying 3 PHP books.
The unit price is 9.99 per book.
The total price is 29.97.

Prev

Counter = 3
Session name = PHPSESSID
Session id = o9oipjgc4r3fqmfk8mlldl5sl5

Contents of $_GET:

Contents of $_POST:

Contents of $_COOKIE:
   PHPSESSID = o9oipjgc4r3fqmfk8mlldl5sl5

As you can see, the session concept is working. Several points should be noted here:

Last update: 2015.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction and Installation of PHP 7.0

 PHP Script File Syntax

 PHP Data Types and Data Literals

 Variables, References, and Constants

 Expressions, Operations and Type Conversions

 Conditional Statements - "if" and "switch"

 Loop Statements - "while", "for", and "do ... while"

 Function Declaration, Arguments, and Return Values

 Arrays - Ordered Maps

 Configuring and Sending out Emails

 Retrieving Information from HTTP Requests

Creating and Managing Sessions in PHP Scripts

 What Is a Session?

 How Sessions Are Support in PHP?

 SessionPage*.php - Session Test Script Pages

Running Session Test Script Pages

 Managing Session IDs without Cookies

 Where Is Session Data Stored?

 Sending and Receiving Cookies in PHP Scripts

 Controlling HTTP Response Header Lines in PHP Scripts

 MySQL Server Connection and Access Functions

 Functions to Manage Directories, Files and Images

 SOAP Extension Function and Calling Web Services

 SOAP Server Functions and Examples

 Localization Overview of Web Applications

 Using Non-ASCII Characters in HTML Documents

 Using Non-ASCII Characters as PHP Script String Literals

 Receiving Non-ASCII Characters from Input Forms

 "mbstring" Extension and Non-ASCII Encoding Management

 Managing Non-ASCII Character Strings with MySQL Servers

 Introduction of Class and Object

 Integrating PHP with Apache Web Server

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

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