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An HTTP cookie is a piece of data stored by the user's web browser. Unless otherwise specified, cookies can be created, read, modified and deleted and modified both by JavaScript and from server-side scripts by reading the headers.

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google displays wrong language on multi language website because it takes cookies into consideration

I have a multiple language website that uses both subdomains and cookies to display the right language. Here is the logic on the website: de subdomain will display the German version fr subdomain ...
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Why is there another _ga_ cookie in my site with unknown ID?

I open my site, open devtool and navigate to the Cookies section in Storage tab. I see that there are three _ga_ cookies: _ga, _ga_XXXXXX1 and _ga_XXXXXX2. XXXXXX1 is indeed my measurement ID, but I ...
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How to disable cookies on my weebly website?

I have a website built with Weebly. It is just a simple static webpage. It seems to me that this kind of site doesn't require any kind of cookie, since there is no user log-in, no preference to be set,...
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Was youtube-nocookie.com always serving cookies or did it start recently? Is it a scam?

I've been using Youtube embeds in enhanced privacy mode by chang[ing] the domain for the embed URL in your HTML from https://www.youtube.com to https://www.youtube-nocookie.com I remember checking ...
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How to reset the Google Analytics cookies?

I asked this question over on StackOverflow, and someone suggested that I might have better luck here, so here it is: I am working on an app that will be running on a single touchscreen device in a ...
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ASP.NET multilingual through cookie/URL - Google sees one version

Our website is multilingual and works through cookies/URL www.amlik.com/ar/ www.amlik.com/en/ The problem we are facing is Google sees only the arabic (default version of our site) even when ...
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How can I set a secure flag on cookies generated from a Python application?

I have an application written in Python running behind Apache and SSL. I am not seeing a secure flag on my cookie: apache Server version: Apache/2.2.15 (Unix) I have added a configuration line to my ...
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What requirements exist for a consent-free site?

What are requirements for a consent-free website? One said to me, just cookie-free isn't enough...
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GA4 massive spam spikes from cities in different country

More than a Month now our website has massive spikes in direct traffic. So my thoughts are spam. I discovered a lot of traffic from certain cities, especially Boardman, Montreal, Columbus. What is the ...
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No cookie is sent in a document request redirecting from another domain

The scenario happens when users placing orders on my site and use a third party payment method. They would go to the third party site and complete the payment (via POST request form submission). If ...
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Do I need a cookies notice?

I've read that if you are storing identifying information like the user's name or email address in cookies then you have to ask for consent. I just want to store the user's country code, like US, CA, ...
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Does the same site cookie policy potentially change anything for CORS

According to the new same-site cookie policy (once implemented across all browsers) , a third party call from another page would not send along the cookies by default, unless the third party ...
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Getting the utm_source value

I've been trying to achieve following but without success. I have a task where I have to get the utm_source value and pass it to the form. As an example if user types in on google the domain and goes ...
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Google Analytics cookies _ga and _gid still appearing in Chrome after installing a GDPR consent plugin in WordPress

Trying to get my Wordpress blog into GDPR compliance. I've got most of my cookies under control with a consent plugin (Cookie Notice) but I'm concerned about Google Analytics cookies _ga and _gid, ...
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Get cookies from a third-party site by sending login information using JavaScript

I have a website (ASP.NET) which also provides an API. But to access it, it requires login. I want to connect to this site with javascript, 'send' the user credentials to it and receive the cookies (...
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Is it able to disable secure attribute for Cookie on SSL connection?

There are HTTP and HTTPS page on our site on Apache. So We need to convert from HTTPS to HTTP or from HTTP to HTTPS to prevent from login session cookie fired. I already know that it does not make ...
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Google analytics conversion tracking across subdomains

I've got a Drupal site at example.com, which leads to an ecommerce site at ticketing.example.com. Both sites have our GA code installed, and the cookiedomain for both sites is set to 'auto'. Based on ...
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Would a "this site uses cookies" notice be sufficient under the GDPR for cookies from other domains

I'm using a third-party analytics tool that sets a cookie to track the user for analytics purposes (for tracking conversions) as soon as the user hits the page. The analytics service does not store ...
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Reasons cookie with samesite=none is not sent?

I have a fairly high traffic service that relies on a samesite=none cookie. I have seen that this cookie is not sent for about 1% of users in a cross domain context. This is the exact case my site ...
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Use value from 1st party cookie as a data layer variable

I have a script on website (located in functions.php), generating some value which is stored in cookie. I would like to pass this value to a GTM data layer. I've tried to import this value from from ...
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Cookie Consent Needed for Higher Education Website

I work for a private college in California. Our site is mainly for prospective students. We use Google Analytics, but anonymize user IP addresses. What are the rules/laws for needing a cookie consent ...
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