Archive for October, 2009

How PHP sessions work

October 6, 2009

Most of the developers know how to work with PHP Sessions, but don’t know or don’t care to understand how PHP manages to make sessions work.

HTTP is a stateless protocol, due to which its is unable to understand subsequent requests from the same user/client. It considers all requests as “NEW”. So to manage this ‘state’, Sessions and cookies come into the picture.

Please read more over here How Sessions work in PHP