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php cookies

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//Cookies
//Cookies are stored on the client side. cookies are not as secure as sessions
//and it is recommended that you use sessions as much as possible.
====================
Version 1 for cookies
====================

<?php
if(isset($_COOKIE['nameofcookie'])){ 
    echo 'User ' . $_COOKIE['nameofcookie'] . ' is set<br>';
}else{
    echo'User is not set';
}


====================
Version 2 for cookies
====================
<?php
    //to change cookie
    setcookie('nameofcookie','Frank', time() + (86400 *30));//set for a day

if(isset($_COOKIE['nameofcookie'])){ 
    echo 'User ' . $_COOKIE['nameofcookie'] . ' is set<br>';
}else{
    echo'User is not set';
}

=======================
Version 3 for cookies
=======================

<?php
    //to change cookie
    setcookie('nameofcookie','Frank', time() + (86400 *30));//set for a day
    //to unset a cookie just set the time that is already past
    //delete cookie
    setcookie('nameofcookie','Frank', time() -3600);

if(isset($_COOKIE['nameofcookie'])){ 
    echo 'User ' . $_COOKIE['nameofcookie'] . ' is set<br>';
}else{
    echo'User is not set';
}

=========================
Version 4 check for cookies
=========================
<?php
    //to change cookie
    setcookie('nameofcookie','Frank', time() + (86400 *30));//set for a day

    if(count($_COOKIE) > 0){
        echo 'There are ' . count($_COOKIE)  .  ' cookies saved<br>';
        }else{
            echo 'There are no cookies saved<br>';
        }

if(isset($_COOKIE['nameofcookie'])){ 
    echo 'User ' . $_COOKIE['nameofcookie'] . ' is set<br>';
}else{
    echo'User is not set';
}