At this point, most people at least have heard about cookies in a non-dessert but websites sense. But what they really are and how they work remain obscure for some. So, let’s try to break it down a little.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a data message that is stored in your Web Browser (i.e., in a file in your computer) when you visit certain websites.
Basically, you access the site and you receive the cookie that the website sent you. After that, every time you access that website, your web browser (Chrome, Firefox…), sends the cookie back to the website that created in the first place, and which it’s the only one allowed to read and modify the cookie contents.
Basically, to remember you and your previous activity on the site.
Look at it this way, let’s say your name…
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