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    SitePoint Zealot trekmp's Avatar
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    Cookie countdown

    Not sure if this is a JS or PHP question so sorry if its in the wrong forum. I created the cookie using PHP.

    I've got a site that uses a simple cookie to tell if a user is logged in or not. Once logged in they have two hours before the cookie expiries. What I'd like to do is have a countdown on my screen somewhere that shows how long they have left before the cookie expiries and they are then logged out of the system.

    Can this be done and if so how?
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    He's No Good To Me Dead silver trophybronze trophy stymiee's Avatar
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    Use javascript to check the cookie every five minutes or so. You'll need to use setTimeOut() to do that.


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