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Method name Description
__construct Constructor
getInstance Returns a reference to a session storage handler object, only creating it if it doesn't already exist.
register Register the functions of this class with PHP's session handler
open Open the SessionHandler backend.
close Close the SessionHandler backend.
read Read the data for a particular session identifier from the SessionHandler backend.
write Write session data to the SessionHandler backend.
destroy Destroy the data for a particular session identifier in the SessionHandler backend.
gc Garbage collect stale sessions from the SessionHandler backend.
test Test to see if the SessionHandler is available.


jimport( 'joomla.session.storage' );


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