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Session in PHP

⟼ PHP session is used to store and pass information in variables to be used across multiple pages.:

⟼ In PHP session creates unique user id for each browser to recognize the user and avoid conflict between multiple browsers.

You can see example of shopping website where store username, product code, product name, product price etc.

How Session Works

Session in PHP

Start Session in PHP

In PHP in-built a function named as session_start() this function starts a new or resumes existing session.It returns existing session if session is created already. If session is not available, it creates and returns new session..



$_SESSION is used to set and get session variable values.


File name :- session1.php

File name :- session2.php


Session Example in PHP
Session Example in PHP

Session Counter Example in PHP

File name :- SessionCounter.php


Session Counter  Example in PHP

PHP Session Destroy

session_destroy() funtion is used to destroy all session.

Example:- sessiondis.php


Session Destroy  Example in PHP
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