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Postby pwhodges » Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:00 pm

A little research (well a fair bit, actually) tells me that (as Monk said, I realise) phpBB only uses session IDs when it fails to set cookies. I guess you need to check your browser settings carefully. My Chrome test browser has three cookies for this forum.

I can't think of any other reason for this to happen, unless you have an anti-malware product that is so aggressive that it is blocking cookies outside the browser, or some bizarre router content filter doing the same.

Are you using https?
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Postby amitakartok » Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:13 pm

I do, but it's not making any difference. Logging in at the front page, my login session expired again by the time I navigated here.

I looked at Chrome's cookie storage but there are zero cookies for this site, only a 35 byte "local storage". Third-party cookies are disabled; could that be the problem?
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Postby pwhodges » Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:36 am

Forum cookies shouldn't be seen as third-party, but it's worth trying changing that setting for diagnostic purposes.

Are you going to exactly: "https://forum.evageeks.org" ? The site has had variants of this which could now fail in this way.
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Postby amitakartok » Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:02 pm

Got it. It was .com I was trying to use, .org works properly and now I see icons and banners as normal.
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Postby pwhodges » Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:14 pm

That's useful to know, thanks. What I'd better do is add redirections so that the surviving old URLs are redirected to the correct canonical one.
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Postby amitakartok » Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:26 pm

How long that domain's registration lasts, anyway?
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Postby pwhodges » Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:58 am

Nearly another year; but redirection is easy enough to do.
"Being human, having your health; that's what's important." (from: Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi )
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Afterwards... my post-Q Evangelion fanfic (discussion)


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