Logging In

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by hearts and roses, May 27, 2008.

  1. hearts and roses

    hearts and roses Mind Reader

    I have had to log in each time I come to the site yesterday and today.

    Usually once I click 'remember me' and then I'm set for quite a long while...why won't I stay logged in?? Anyone know? Anyone else??
     
  2. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member Staff Member

    I'll let Cheryl know. I'm not sure. That has happened to me in the past. Clear the cache/cookies and start over....that's usually the first step.
     
  3. flutterbee

    flutterbee Guest

    Also, if your browser is set to get rid of cookies every time you close it this will happen, too.
     
  4. LittleDudesMom

    LittleDudesMom Well-Known Member Staff Member

    jog,

    on my home computer, i am always signed in. at work, where I have more safeguards, i have to sign in at every visit. depends on your security settings and cookie settings what about when you go to another website that you frequent where you have to sign in?

    Sharon
     
  5. hearts and roses

    hearts and roses Mind Reader

    Just seems to be at this website - at home and at work. I will have to change my password to something I can remember. Thanks~
     
  6. runawaybunny

    runawaybunny Guest

    When you check the remember me box before logging in a piece of information called a cookie is sent to your browser by our Web Server. The browser then returns that information to the Web server the next time you return to this site so that you don't have to log in again.

    If you cannot stay logged in the most common issues are that browser cookies are being erased by your browser security settings, there may be an error in your browser's index.dat and/or the cookie stored in your browser's cache by our server has become corrupted.

    Clearing your browser's cache and cookies often solves this kind of issue:

    http://www.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=497&topic=8995
     
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