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    Is there away to create notifications when members log-in to your website? How would you go about doing this?


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    Senior Member Webzarus's Avatar
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    Depends on the notification method you want and what scripting languages you have available.

    You could send an email everytime someone logs in, but if you've got a busy site that might be a problem.

    You could set a session variable and log it to a DB everytime they login ... Set the key as active once logged in, every time they do something, update that key. Session variables are usually for 20 minutes of inactivity, then it it dies.

    You can then poll the DB on a page... Or like WDF uses, to show who's online. AD display it somewhere on the page.

    All this will depend on if you're using PHP, asp , if you have a DB available to write the session info to, etc.

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