Cookie List

List of cookies used on this site

Site basic cookies can be divided into two categories:

  • Users Cookie – “strictly necessary” cookies as system will not be able to function without it. They are also session cookies as they expire once the user logs out or exits the page.
  • Commenters Cookie – not “strictly necessary” cookies and are set when users leave a comment. These can also be classified as persistent cookies.

COOKIE NAME

DURATION

PURPOSE

_{hash}


uses the login _{hash} cookie to store authentication details. Its use is limited to the Administration Screen area, /-admin/

_logged_in_{hash}

Session

Remember User session. s sets the after login _logged_in_{hash} cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.

_test_cookie

Session

Test if cookie can be set. System also sets _test_cookie cookie to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide appropriate user experience to the users. This cookie is used on the front-end, even if you are not logged in.

-settings-{user_id}

1 year

Customization cookie. Used to persist a user’s -admin configuration. The ID is the user’s ID. This is used to customize the view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

-settings-time-{user}

1 year

Time at which -settings-{user} was set

-saving-post

1 day

Auto-saving cookie: -saving-post is a System cookie created when auto-saving a post in the editor. Used to track if there is saved post exists for a post currently being edited. If exists then let user restore the data.

-postpass_{hash}

10 days

Used to maintain session if a post is password protected

_sec


There is not yet any general information about this cookie based on its name only. If you have any information about this cookie.

_author_{HASH}

347 days

Used to tracked comment author name, if “Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.” is checked

_author_email_{HASH}

347 days

Used to tracked comment author email, if “Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.” is checked

_author_url_{HASH}

347 days

Used to track comment author url, if “Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.” checkbox is checked

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