HTTP cookie

Last updated on December 23rd, 2020 by Radostin Angelov. Filed under

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Also known as HTTP cookie, internet cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, the HTTP cookie is a small amount of data that is sent from the website to your web browser (such as Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer) when browsing a website. In WordPress, cookies are used to store user session related data, such as the state of the session (logged in or out) and also other personalized information. You can read and learn more about HTTP cookies on Wikipedia.

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