Retrieving state (referrer info) post-login


Apologies if I’m missing something obvious but in the PHP package I’m passing state as a parameter to login and login successfully:

However when I try to retrieve userInfo after the login I successfully get the user’s details but I can’t find state info listed. Should I be calling something else:
$userInfo = $auth0->getUser();

I want to then use this state referrer information to send the user back to where they started pre-login. I seen the docs on this flow but the specifics of how to retrieve state post-login are not included.


Here’s my full login flow - perhaps I don’t even need to retrieve state I can just plug it directly in with redirect somewhere?

  require __DIR__ . '/vendor/autoload.php';
//  require __DIR__ . '/dotenv-loader.php';

  use Auth0\SDK\Auth0;

  $domain, client secrets here etc...

  $redirect_uri  = "http://localhost:3000/auth/login_check.php";
  $audience      = "";

  if($audience == ''){
    $audience = 'https://' . $domain . '/userinfo';

  $auth0 = new Auth0([
      'domain' => $domain,
      'client_id' => $client_id,
      'client_secret' => $client_secret,
      'redirect_uri' => $redirect_uri,
      'audience' => $audience,
      'scope' => 'openid profile',
      'persist_id_token' => true,
      'persist_access_token' => true,
      'persist_refresh_token' => true,

\Firebase\JWT\JWT::$leeway = 2400000;


I had been trying to use PHP’s built in $_SESSION framework but this seemed to break Auth0 logins entirely.

I now realise that the problem is the redirect on the redirect page I’m doing with header(location: _______) in PHP. When this works it logs the user out. Is this normal behaviour?