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Cookie NameCookie CategoryDescriptionDuration
wordpress_2WordPress cookie for a logged in user.session
wordpress_logged_in_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_cookie2WordPress test cookiesession
wp-settings-1Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wp-settings-time-2Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
PHPSESSID1To identify your unique session on the websitesession
SESS1To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.session
comment_author_2WordPress comment cookie. 347 days
comment_author_email2Similar to comment_author_347 days
comment_author_url2Similar to comment_author_347 days
bb-user-settings3bb-user-settings-$UID and bb-user-settings-time-$UID are bbPress/Buddypress cookies that store the user's settings1 year
bb_install_language2BuddyPress/bbPress installation language1 year
bp-activity-oldestpage2On the default’s theme Activity page, rather than the list of activity being paginated, it has a “load more” button. The “bp-activity-oldestpage” cookie remembers what page of activity the “load more” is on.session
bp-message2bp-message and bp-message-type are BuddyPress cookies. They contain a feedback (error/success) message to be displayed after the page reloads.1 day
bp-wizard-step1Stores the step of the BuddyPress wizard 1 day
bp_completed_create_steps1Working in harmony with bp_new_group_id this records the completed steps for creation of a new buddyPress group1 day
bp_messages_3bp_messages_send_to, bp_messages_subject and bp_messages_content are BuddyPress cookies for messages1 day
bp_new_group_id1Contains the ID of a buddyPress group1 day