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WP_Session_Tokens::get_instance() public WP 4.0.0

Retrieves a session manager instance for a user.

This method contains a 'session_token_manager' filter, allowing a plugin to swap out the session manager for a subclass of WP_Session_Tokens.

{} It's a method of the class: WP_Session_Tokens{}

Hooks from the method

WP_Session_Tokens. The session object, which is by default an instance of the WP_User_Meta_Session_Tokens class.


$result = WP_Session_Tokens::get_instance( $user_id );
$user_id(int) (required)
User whose session to manage.


Since 4.0.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_Session_Tokens::get_instance() WP 5.7.1

final public static function get_instance( $user_id ) {
	 * Filters the class name for the session token manager.
	 * @since 4.0.0
	 * @param string $session Name of class to use as the manager.
	 *                        Default 'WP_User_Meta_Session_Tokens'.
	$manager = apply_filters( 'session_token_manager', 'WP_User_Meta_Session_Tokens' );
	return new $manager( $user_id );