As we go through cookies in wordpress sites, you should know some more things about it. Does everyone know what cookies are in browsers? Cookies are small data files stored with user information when they enter into a website. Cookies give personalized browsing to users.
If you need to block cookies or you don’t need to store your details by cookies, you can do it by going to browser settings and then to the privacy section and making an option like don’t tell sites anything about my tracking preference.
Session cookies are the type that expires when a user’s session once completed on a website. Comments cookies are those who leave a comment on the post and this is not strictly needed.
Commonly every site refers to third party cookies with the applied terms and conditions. WordPress uses plugins and themes for cookies to collect information about the user. The plugins will help to collect the information of customers automatically. Many website owners use third parties like Google Analytics or Google AdSense.
You should add a code to the theme in the function.Php, so you should give the cookie name and value, period of expiring, its root and website domain. Adding a snippet code in the site helps to track visitor time and activities.
There are mainly two types like