How to Make WordPress EU Cookie Law Compliant-: Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer.
WordPress cookies work in a different way. WordPress cookie holds hols WordPress Security API In case of an attack you can change your WordPress Security Key that will log out all user because it will make all cookies Invalid. For in-depth info you can read my Post How to Update WordPress Security Keys using wp-config.php file.
How to make your WordPress website EU Cookie Law Compliant-:
Cookies are very helpful to enhance user experience. However, installing tracking cookies without express user consent constitutes a breach of the ePrivacy Directive 2002/58/EC (EU Cookie Law), and can result in a number of issues for European sites. This is why ensuring you make your WordPress site EU Cookie Law compliant is so important.
With WordPress, cookies are mostly used to login you into a website. Currently, WordPress stores a cookie upon login to verify/store your authentication (for the backend/admin panel), another cookie to indicate that your specific user account is logged in and a few other cookies to personalize how the admin panel (or even the main website) interface appears to you. Cookies are also stored when users leave a comment.
EU Cookie Law was formulated to ensure that these details can only be acquired with a user’s consent. Although there are certain kinds of cookies that are exempt from the law, in most cases you’ll need to do the following if you use them on your site:
- Let your users know cookies are in use
- Tell your users what the cookies are being used for
- Give users the option to opt-in or out of being tracked by cookies
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