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Cookie Utility: Simple Cookie Example

This example shows basic usage of the YUI Cookie utility. The example checks the value of a cookie and then sets it to a new value.


Keep an eye on the Logger console at right to view the log messages associated with this example.

Simple Cookie Example

This example begins by getting the value of a cookie named "example". If this is the first time you've run the example, the value should be null:

This value is output into the Logger. Next, the cooke is set to a random value:

When you reload the page, the value of the cookie should be the one that was just set.

Note: this example uses session cookies, so the value will be lost if you close the browser.

Configuration for This Example

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YUI Logger Output:

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