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We know that Magento saves a logged-in customer's shopping cart items in the database for a very long time (if not forever).

Then what's this "Persistent Shopping Cart" option for? What difference does it make? What's its advantage?

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It saves the quote ID in a long living cookie (persistent_shopping_cart) so that even when the session expires, guest customers maintain their carts.

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I may be wrong, but it might just be a renaming (aka branding) of the existing functionality.

http://www.magentocommerce.com/knowledge-base/entry/setting-up-a-persistent-shopping-cart

  • well, I have it disabled. My shopping cart items still stay there like forever. – Shawn Jan 20 '15 at 19:27
  • link is broken, that's one example of why links-only answers are not helpful – OSdave Apr 4 at 7:13

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