Signing out essentially means ending a session. In this video, we’ll take a look at how to do this.
- [Tutor] In the last video,…we created a login page.…In this video, we'll move on,…and figure out how to let users log out of the app.…Now remember in the previous two videos,…we discussed that logging a user in…meant creating a new session.…Creating a new session meant setting a cookie…in the users browser, containing an ID,…and mapping that ID to a users credentials.…Therefore, logging out a user must mean deleting a session.…This means clearing the cookie in the users browser…and removing that mapping to the users credentials.…
Flask let's us do this in one line…with session.pop.…Let's get started.…Open up routes.py,…and create a new URL mapping for /logout.…So here we go, creating a new route.…Inside this route we need to do two things;…first use session.pop to…delete the cookie,…and then redirect to the index route,…and that is all that is needed for the log out route.…
Now one quick thing before we try all this out…and make sure that it works.…Let's go up to index.html.…Remember in line nine…that we have a placeholder for the link…
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1. Setting Up the Environment
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3. Storing Data
4. Signing Up
5. Logging In and Logging Out
6. Authorization and User Roles
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