General – Cookies – for … – Cookies – for several years I thought session cookies only expired when the user closed their browser. It also seems that session cookies expire after the session is left idle for some length of time which is reasonable. That explains why I keep seeing “welcome back” login messages on a site at work..

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Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Twitter.

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