In accordance with european legislation, and especially the Dutch situation, this plugin adds a status bar for visitors. In the status bar, a message is displayed with the option to accept cookies. After the message, a link to a page is added for more information.
The plugin prevents cookies by the Analytics plugin by Yoast, and ShareThis. Until a visitor accepts cookies, their visits won’t show up in Google Analytics!
- Install the plugin via
Add Plugin(or upload the folder to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Add a page to your site with more background info about the cookies on your site.
- Go to
Cookie Wise, select the new page for more info, optionally change texts and colors.
- Which cookies are disabled?
The plugin disables the cookies set by the following plugins:
- Google Analytics by Yoast
- ShareThis by ShareThis
Until a visitor accepts cookies, these cookies won’t be set. You will not see these visits to your site in Google Analytics.
WordPress cookies are considered functional and therefore not disabled.
- Can I suggest other cookies to disable?
Sure! Let me know the plugin name in the support forums, and I’ll look into it.
- Why does this plugin set a cookie?
To disable the statusbar, and to remember if a visitor has accepted or rejected cookies, the plugin sets a cookie.
- What’s up with the name of this plugin?
This plugin got its name from greatest film quote ever, from The Apartment (1960) by Billy Wilder:
That's the way it crumbles -- cookie wise.
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Contributors & Developers
“Cookie Wise” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
- added warning: until a visitor accepts cookies, you won’t see them in Google Analytics if you use Yoast his plugin.
- fixed a php warning about missing function section_position()
- added icons for the plugin
- updated ‘tested up to:’ to WordPress 4.0
- added some extra help info
- fixed typo in options for screen position
- added option to show bar at bottom of screen
- option to specifiy a blogpost in the link for more information
- show defaults in options screen when options not set
- tested in WordPress 3.5 beta 3
- Initial version
- supports Google Analytics plugin by Yoast
- supports ShareThis plugin ShareThis