PHP | setcookie() Function

PHP setcookie() Function


Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP setcookie() Function.

The PHP setcookie() function is used to set the cookies.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

bool setcookie ( string $name [, string $input = "" [, int $expire = 0 [, 
   string $path = "" [, string $domain = "" [, bool $secure = false [, 
   bool $httponly = false ]]]]]] )


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description
1

name

It contains Name of the cookies.

2

input

It contains the port number.

3

errno

It contains the information about cookies inputs.

4

expire

It contains expire time information about cookies

5

path

It contains the information about cookies path wherein server.

6

domain

It contains domain information.


Return Value

This built-in PHP function returns TRUE on success and FALSE on failure.

Example

Try out the following example below -

<?php
   $input = 'It contains Name of the cookies';
   
   setcookie("TestCookie", $input);
   setcookie("TestCookie", $input, time()+3600); 
   setcookie("TestCookie", $input, time()+3600, "/~kennedy/", "webdesigntutorialz.com", 1);
?>


Alright guys! This is where we are going to be rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we will study about the PHP setrawcookie() Function.

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