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By jaykresge, Senior Member on 8th November 2012, 02:45 AM
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EDIT: Not an advertising issue, as pointed out throughout this thread. Potential solution (works for me) is to change the forum theme. Go to the lower left of the forums and use the drop-down box. Change to the last option XDA 2013 beta 1024. This has fixed the issue for me, as well as for Formicae (post #4) who reported this fix.

Yesterday I started having issues with the website. Whenever I'd visit, I'd have to log back in. However, navigating to a subforum would automatically log me in. I initially assumed that it had to do with me getting Chrome 23 last night. However, then I noticed it happening on my phone's browser (Stock touchwiz browser). I didn't just have two systems go loopy at the same time.

I'm one of those oddballs that uses an adblocker but whitelists domains that I trust. I want you guys to get advertising revenue from me because I support the website. But, I noticed the problem resolved on my phone whenever I got around the popup ad. So, I re-enabled ad-blocking on this domain. Guess what? Problem solved. No more login issues.

Might want to look at your advertisements and see what's preventing users from remaining logged in. I could login and navigate to the subforums, but then if I clicked the forum button at the top, I'd be logged out again until I navigated elsewhere. There's an advertisement doing this.
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8th November 2012, 04:26 PM |#2  
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I'm not sure it's ads. It happens to me whether I block them or not. But SOMEthing is making me log back in or, as you say, just go to a subforum.
8th November 2012, 06:06 PM |#3  
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I'm not sure it's ads. It happens to me whether I block them or not. But SOMEthing is making me log back in or, as you say, just go to a subforum.

+1, It's not related with ads. My browser returning nocache=1 after login.
8th November 2012, 06:36 PM |#4  
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I switched to the XDA 2013 Beta theme (bottom left of browser window, drop menu) and haven't had to log in again despite a couple of browser restarts and a computer restart. Might be nothing, but worth a shot?
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8th November 2012, 07:21 PM |#5  
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I've been required to login on every visit to XDA as well, started on Monday or Tuesday afaik.
8th November 2012, 07:33 PM |#6  
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Anyone using SkipScreen on Firefox?
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me too having the same problem.
8th November 2012, 10:54 PM |#8  
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Some new changes may be causing this - these are being investigated.
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9th November 2012, 01:30 AM |#9  
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Happening to me as well. Using the XDA 2010 theme if that matters.
9th November 2012, 02:15 AM |#10  
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Originally Posted by formicae

I switched to the XDA 2013 Beta theme (bottom left of browser window, drop menu) and haven't had to log in again despite a couple of browser restarts and a computer restart. Might be nothing, but worth a shot?

This fixed it for me. Updated first post.
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