open-source / Custom Cookie Message

Custom Cookie Message

PLUGIN

Description

Custom Cookie message is a plugin for WordPress that adds a message to the website that informs the visitor that the website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the browser for various purposes. This can be to save what you put in the shopping cart or to send traffic data to, for example, google analytics so that the website’s administrator can see statistics for how the website is used by visitors. 

Since 2011, there is a law called the “Cookie Act” which means that the visitor must consent to cookies being stored, a message is therefore needed on the website to inform the visitor that the site uses cookies and that the visitor can decide whether he wants to approve the use.

The plugin is compatible with multisites.

You can customize the cookie message that appears on the website by changing the color, text and font. This means that you can easily get the message to fit on your website.

The cookie plugin is currently under development to comply with the GDPR, which will apply from May 2018. This means that users will be able to opt-out of certain cookies being stored.

More information

For more information on the current version, statistics and changelogs, visit one of the repositories for the plugin.

Utveckling

Development

All development takes place on the plugins Github. Pull requests are reviewed at regular intervals.

Intallation

Installation

The plugin is very easy to use. Install and activate the extension and a cookie message will immediately appear on your website. Settings for the plugin can be found under Settings -> Cookies.

Support

Support

This software is open source and is delivered as is. Support is only given to contract customers.

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