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Remember me for login

Author:
iElectric
Posted:
January 22, 2010
Language:
Python
Version:
1.1
Score:
2 (after 4 ratings)

Set session to never expire in settings, and when remember_me is found false in login POST, set it to browser session expiry. Works only in Django 1+.

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def login(request, *args, **kwargs):
    if request.method == 'POST':
        if not request.POST.get('remember_me', None):
            request.session.set_expiry(0)
    return auth_views.login(request, *args, **kwargs)

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Comments

abhinav (on May 1, 2013):

where to write this function?

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Vaal (on June 16, 2014):

This snippet does not work correctly.

If the first login attempt was not successful wihtout checkbox remember_me, a second attempt is successful with checkbox remember_me - the session will be expire after you close your browser.

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