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For some reason, magento clears session or customer session data after redirect? How will I save some data before it redirect to the next page into a session?

I tried adding session_write_close(); but this doesn't help.

Update:

Some actions do not retrieve Magento::getSingleton('core/session') whole data.

  • This then means your customer gets logged out after the redirect, which would be poor user experience. Rather than doing a workaround, saving the session data, it would be best to figure out why the session is clearing. Is there, by any chance, a 404 happening in the redirect (not the redirect itself, but some resource (be it image/css/js) on the redirected location? See this post: magento.stackexchange.com/questions/385/… - it may contain some helpful information – ProxiBlue Apr 25 '15 at 23:44
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If session not totaly clears, you can try this:

$session = Mage::getSingleton("core/session",  array("name"=>"frontend"));  //load session variables
$session->setData("data", $data); //save your data in custom session variable

And then, when you need this data:

$data = $session->getData("data"); //get data from custom variable

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