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Setting cookie values: PHP with MySQL Essential Training
Setting cookie values: PHP with MySQL Essential Training

PHP's setcookie function enables you to set cookie values with arguments for name, value, and expiration. You may want to keep a cookie for 24 hours, a week, or even 10 years. You submit expiration using a Unix timestamp, but this video shows that you don't need to deal with Unix because PHP uses the time function to set the Unix time stamp. Remember that hackers use cookies to trick your site, so always encrypt critical data in your MySQL databases.

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Q: This course was revised on 6/4/2013. What changed?

A: The old version of this course was 6 years old and it was time for a complete revision, using PHP 5.4. (The tutorials will work with any version of PHP and covers any differences you might encounter). The author has also added updated installation instructions for Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8. The topics and end project are the same, but the code is slightly different. It also addresses frequently asked questions from the previous version.

Q: This course was updated on 5/20/2015. What changed?

A: We added one movie called "Changing the document root in Yosemite," which helps the Mac installation run more smoothly.

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