Why does this site constantly log me out?

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Why does this site constantly log me out?

#1 Post by Special » Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:28 am

Every few days I need to re-log back in because my session here seems to get expired, I have my cookies saved, so what's the deal?

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#2 Post by Napiophelios » Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:44 pm

DUH...It's because you're special. :mrgreen:

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#3 Post by Special » Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:04 pm

Is this normal behavior though? Like sometimes cookies expire after X number of days, I just find this annoying.

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#4 Post by Userfriendly » Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:26 pm

The cookies look like they're set to expire after 7 days. Could probably be set much longer by default. Workaround is to go grab a cookie editor and edit the expiration date and also maybe protect it from deletion.
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Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... kiekeeper/

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#5 Post by Andrew Lee » Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:56 am

Yes, the cookie is set to persist for 7 days.

I am not sure what is going on. Did you try using another browser? Or maybe an add-on is interfering with the cookie.

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#6 Post by Special » Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:19 am

7 days sounds about right, I don't check this site "too often" maybe 2-3 times a week, so to me it just feels like I'm always having to log back in, out off all the sites I visit, this is the only one that signs me out so much. I might have to look into "how to" edit the cookies and make them 30 day or so.

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#7 Post by Special » Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:37 am

So uh, can this be increased to something like 30 days or have an option at login for "never expire"?

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#8 Post by __philippe » Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:38 am

Is it such a big deal to just tick (once) the login option "Log me on automatically each visit" ? :roll:

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#9 Post by Special » Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:44 am

I do tick that box and yet I still need to re-log back in :roll: .

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#10 Post by __philippe » Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:53 am

Well, then...just dismiss my smart-aleck hint... :?

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#11 Post by Andrew Lee » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:56 pm

I have just set the cookie persistence to "forever".

Much better?

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#12 Post by Special » Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:51 am

Well now what am I suppose to complain about?

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#13 Post by __philippe » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:17 am

TPFC's editor flagrant lack of an integrated grammar-checker, possibly ? ;-)

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#14 Post by Special » Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:20 am

So since Andrew Lee's last post, I've been logged out twice now... it seems random as far as I can tell, no set number of days, sometimes I'm good for a week, others it's a few days, my cookies are saved for this site and I use no sort of "cleaner" that would delete such files, I also have other sites where I've been "logged in" for months and still going with no issues, so I'm not sure whats the deal here.

Does anyone else here have to log in at least once a week? Has anyone been "logged in" for a really loooooooooooong time, like months, with no issues? If so then it's something on my end.

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Re: Why does this site constantly log me out?

#15 Post by Midas » Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:19 pm

Well, I can attest that after you brought the issue up and Andrew's subsequent changes, I get logged off a lot more than I used to... :?

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