CodeIgniter supports flashdata data and it use to the next server request and then automatically cleared.

Add Flashdata

We can simply store flashdata as following.


mark_as_flash() function is use to takes only one argument of the value to be stored. You can also pass an array to store multiple values.

set_flashdata() function is use to takes two arguments, name and value, as shown below. You can also pass an array.

Or alternatively, using the set_flashdata() method:

$this->session->set_flashdata('key', 'value');

Retrieve Flashdata

However, if you want to be sure that you’re reading flashdata you can also use the flashdata() method:


To get an array with all flashdata, simpl the key parameter :


keep_flashdata() method use you can find flashdata variable through an additional request . You can either pass a single item or an array of flashdata items to keep.

$this->session->keep_flashdata(array('key1', 'key2', 'key3'));