In a list of cookies I can see "frontend", "adminhtml" and "external_no_cache" cookie name. I need to write a list of all cookies, their purpose and expiration date. Can anyone help me? What are these cookies for? Where can I get more information?

Another thing, when I use an online cookie checker (for example http://www.cookie-checker.com/), the resoult I get is: the only cookie on my site is "frontend".


Use FireBug plugin to see all request information or print the $_COOKIES auto global variable.

Check following information

Cookie Name --> Information

CART --> The association with your shopping cart.

CATEGORY_INFO --> Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.

COMPARE --> The items that you have in the Compare Products list.

CURRENCY --> Your preferred currency

CUSTOMER --> An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.

CUSTOMER_AUTH --> An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.

CUSTOMER_INFO --> An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.

CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS --> Stores the Customer Segment ID

EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE --> A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.

FRONTEND --> You sesssion ID on the server.

GUEST-VIEW --> Allows guests to edit their orders.

LAST_CATEGORY --> The last category you visited.

LAST_PRODUCT --> The most recent product you have viewed.

NEWMESSAGE --> Indicates whether a new message has been received.

NO_CACHE --> Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.

PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART --> A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.

POLL --> The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.

POLLN --> Information on what polls you have voted on.

RECENTLYCOMPARED --> The items that you have recently compared.

STF --> Information on products you have emailed to friends.

STORE --> The store view or language you have selected.

USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE --> Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.

VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS --> The products that you have recently viewed.

WISHLIST --> An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.

WISHLIST_CNT --> The number of items in your Wishlist.

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