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CakePHP 1.3 Application Development Cookbook by Mariano Iglesias

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Saving the user details after login

One of the most typical functionalities offered by sites with authentication capabilities is the ability to let the user choose (by clicking on a checkbox) whether they want the system to remember their account after logging in.

Getting ready

We should have a working authentication system, so follow the entire recipe, Setting up a basic authentication system.

How to do it...

  1. Edit your app/app_controller.php file and add the following Auth component settings to the Auth component. Also add the Cookie component by making the following changes to the components property: AppController (in the $components property) must include the following mandatory setting (if it is not there, add it inside the array of settings ...

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