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Is there a maximum timeout that we can set for the session cookie? Can I set it up to 1 year for example?

  • One year cookie time should like this setcookie("cookiename",'somevalue',time()+31556926 ,'/'); – Aman Alam Jun 7 '16 at 20:54
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As written on stackoverflow by Joeri Hendrickx

All cookies expire as per the cookie specification, so this is not a PHP limitation.

Use a far future date. For example, set a cookie that expires in ten years:

setcookie(
  "CookieName",
  "CookieValue",
  time() + (10 * 365 * 24 * 60 * 60)
);

Note that if you set a date past 2038 in PHP, the number will wrap around and you'll get a cookie that expires instantly.

  • Is it possible to go the Magento Backend and in Session Cookie Management/Cookie Lifetime set that value (10 * 365 * 24 * 60 * 60 = 315360000)? Will it work? – nano Jun 7 '16 at 21:05
  • If you don't have a problem storing it I assume yes. – Fabian Blechschmidt Jun 7 '16 at 21:06

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