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Helen_Davis
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Site keeps logging me out

Postby Helen_Davis » Thu December 26th, 2013, 9:24 pm

Hey the site keeps logging me out without me clicking the Log Out button for some reason. Is my account restricted or is this just a glitch?
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boswellbaxter
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Postby boswellbaxter » Fri December 27th, 2013, 5:26 pm

"Helen_Davis" wrote:Hey the site keeps logging me out without me clicking the Log Out button for some reason. Is my account restricted or is this just a glitch?


Your account hasn't been changed, so I'm not sure what the problem is.
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Lisa
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Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Postby Lisa » Fri December 27th, 2013, 5:31 pm

Could your browser be set to clear cookies, or something like that?

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Nefret
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Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Fri December 27th, 2013, 6:15 pm

If you don't click the "keep me signed in" box, the session times out. Happens to me all the time.
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We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Fri December 27th, 2013, 7:10 pm

I haven't had problems, except when the computer does a Windows update it will sometimes bump me out.
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Postby Carla » Sat January 4th, 2014, 5:45 pm

It happens to me all the time. I've more or less learned now to type posts in Word and then paste them in, rather than typing directly on the site (though sometimes I forget and get a painful reminder!).
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Lisa
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Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Postby Lisa » Sat January 4th, 2014, 6:30 pm

Browser issue? I've never had any problems with Firefox on Windows (whatever latest version is), Safari on my iPhone, and Silk on my Kindle Fire HD. I always have the"keep me logged in" option turned on, and I've never tried it with IE or Chrome.

annis
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Postby annis » Wed January 8th, 2014, 3:17 am

Posted by Carla
It happens to me all the time. I've more or less learned now to type posts in Word and then paste them in, rather than typing directly on the site (though sometimes I forget and get a painful reminder!).


Ditto - drives me spare sometimes, especially if I've written a reasonably long post :) Makes no odds which browser I use, and I've not come across a "keep me logged in" option.
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Lisa
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Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Postby Lisa » Wed January 8th, 2014, 9:22 am

"annis" wrote:Ditto - drives me spare sometimes, especially if I've written a reasonably long post :) Makes no odds which browser I use, and I've not come across a "keep me logged in" option.


Actually good point, I went back to check, and I think it's just the "Remember Me" option I'm thinking of. But my browser is set not to delete cookies, so that must be what's keeping me logged in, as opposed to "Remember Me".

annis
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Postby annis » Wed January 8th, 2014, 9:33 pm

I'm not very technologically inclined, but I have a feeling the time you can stay logged in is set from the forum admin side. I post on other sites which tell you how much time you are allowed before you get the boot. Generally it's about 15-30 minutes, though with some sites you can stay logged in forever if you wish!


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