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Can't set cookie or redirect.

I have this 3 commands: setcookie("user", $userid, time()+3600); setcookie("pass", $userpw, time()+3600); header("location: profile.php");

And this error: Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at C:\xampp\htdocs\website\header.php:133) in C:\xampp\htdocs\website\login.php on line 25

1 Answer

Dovid Gefen
Dovid Gefen
3,341 Points

In order for setcookie() to work it must be placed above all the Html in your code including the doctype so that the cookie gets set before the header is sent.