Session Functions
PHP Manual


(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)

session_encodeEncodes the current session data as a session encoded string


string session_encode ( void )

session_encode() returns a serialized string of the contents of the current session data stored in the $_SESSION superglobal.

Please note, the serialization method is not the same as serialize(). The serialization method is internal to PHP and can be set using session.serialize_handler.

Return Values

Returns the contents of the current session encoded.



Must call session_start() before using session_encode().

See Also

Session Functions
PHP Manual