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Can't get session variable

Can't get session variable

Can't get session variable

This is my first time using session variables and I thought they are accessible throughout the site if they are set. I set my $_SESSION['user'] on my login page and but cannot read it once it gets to the next main page. The program is not throwing any errors.



$_SESSION['user']=$xmgr->fname . " " . $xmgr->lname; // Initializing Session
echo $_SESSION['user'];
if ($xmgr->position == "Manager") {header("location: manager.php");}
else {header("location: employee.php");} 

The above echo statement prints the correct information. On the employee page there is nothing.


echo "<b>Hello:</b>" . $_SESSION['user']; 

What is wrong here?

RE: Can't get session variable

Have you called session_start() in the employee page before trying to access $_SESSION?

Phil AKA Vacunita
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RE: Can't get session variable

That fixed it. I did not know you needed that on each page. Thank you.

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