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What Cookies Does My Site Use?

Last Updated: March 11, 2020

Almost all websites use cookies in a myriad of ways, and most even rely on them to provide basic functionality. Learning what cookies your website uses is easy using a cookie checker. You can also check what cookies are on your website manually. Learning what cookies your site uses is easy using a cookie checker. You can also check what cookies are on your website manually.  While both methods quickly show the cookies in use on your site, the extra information provided by cookie checkers is valuable. Once you know what cookies your site uses, you can easily create a cookie policy to inform visitors to your website about what kinds of cookies are present on your site and what information they gather.   Cookie checkers like the one offered by CookiePro can scan your site, categorize, and provide detailed information about each cookie. You can get details on the life span, purpose, and whether it’s a first or third-party cookie.   Learn what cookies your site uses with CookiePro's website scanner CookiePro’s website scanner can then give a report to see the distribution of cookie types on your website. There are many different types of cookies and functions they provideand once you know what cookies are present on your site, you can take steps to legal compliance.