What is a Session Cookie?
Last Updated: April 27, 2020
Session cookies expire once your log off or close the browser. They are only stored temporarily and are destroyed after leaving the page. If you have to login to a website every time you open your browser and visit it, then it is using a session cookie to store your login credentials. Many websites use session cookies for essential site functions, and to make sure pages are sent to the browser as quickly and efficiently as possible.