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Cookies, Cookie Consent, introducing our WordPress plugin.

Craig Greenup 08/06/18, 16:17

Let’s talk about cookies…

Well then, there is chocolate chip, double chocolate chip… or wait, wrong topic.

Back on track – cookies are used on most websites, usually in the form of Google Analytics. Cookies are used to store information, such as what time your current visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the web page. These cookies contain no personally identifiable information but they will use your computer’s IP address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet.

Given the introduction of GDPR, it is now more important than ever to let your website visitors know if cookies are in use. If this is the case, you will need to ask users to accept the use of cookies and direct them to the privacy policy for more information.

Introducing our new WordPress plugin – Cookie Consent Box

Cookie Consent Box is a lightweight and good looking way to inform users your site uses cookies and to comply with EU cookie law regulations. Best of all, it is completely free to use as we have released a WordPress plugin that can easily be installed and setup in a matter of minutes.

We have already taken care of any possible performance issues, which is why the JS file is loaded asynchronously. Have we lost you there? No worries, just know that after your whole page has loaded, the cookie notice appears, so it does not slow your site down in any way.

Key features:

  • Lightweight, responsive
  • Redirects users to specified page for more cookie information
  • Option to choose background colour and text colour
  • Option to specify container width
  • SEO friendly

New Update – 31st October 2018

In an exciting new update, we have made the following features available:

  • Translation support for: French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian and Polish
  • Added option to customize notice box content entirely
  • Added option to customize cookie expiration time
  • Added option to change target attribute in “Learn more” link
  • Added option to hide “Learn more” link entirely
  • Added option to upload a file rather than just linking to a separated Privacy Policy page

FAQs

Where do I download this plugin?
Look no further, here is the link to the WordPress plugin page: Cookie Consent Box

But I don’t have a WordPress website, what then?
No problem, there are other integration methods available too. Take a look at npm/cdn library for more information.

Unsure if you need a cookie consent notice, or need help?
In that case, get in touch and we’ll be happy to point you in the right direction.