"Ghost users" - not displayed in the who is online list

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"Ghost users" - not displayed in the who is online list

Post by Louis7777 » Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:27 pm

Ticket: https://tracker.phpbb.com/browse/PHPBB3-14623

The f parameter in the URL appears to be only needed to account for users who are browsing a specific forum and show them in the who is online list of the specific forum.

Still, it is possible that there are users who don't use the f parameter, mainly because the canonical URL doesn't have it. So they won't appear in the who is online list.

Can anyone think of a solution?

To show those users and count the visitors without the f parameter, so as to finally remove it.

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Re: "Ghost users" - not displayed in the who is online list

Post by 3Di » Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:38 am

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Re: "Ghost users" - not displayed in the who is online list

Post by samwisesk8r » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:59 pm

Does anyone know where I would have to look in the code if I want to try to fix it?

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Re: "Ghost users" - not displayed in the who is online list

Post by hanakin » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:45 am

not precisely but you could start in viewtopic.php and work from there

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Re: "Ghost users" - not displayed in the who is online list

Post by samwisesk8r » Fri May 05, 2017 3:28 pm

Does anyone know where exactly the "who is online" users are accounted for?

The viewtopic.php is chaotic so I thought I'd try my luck with a smaller chunk of code first...

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Re: "Ghost users" - not displayed in the who is online list

Post by RMcGirr83 » Sun May 07, 2017 9:59 am

It is actually generated from includes/functions.php within the page_header function.
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