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The GDPR Cookie Consent plugin will assist you in making your website GDPR compliant. It comes with a host of features some of which are listed below.

Key Features

  • The plugin will enable a notice with Accept and Reject options. The cookies are not rendered by default and only upon user consent. (The cookie value will be set to null by default; it takes a value 'yes' when the user clicks Accept and no upon 'Reject'. Your developer can check this value to set a cookie accordingly.)

  • Admin can configure cookie details and their description from the backend. The list of cookies can be displayed in your cookie policy page by using a shortcode.

  • This plugin adds a subtle cookie banner to your website either in the header or footer so you can show your compliance status regarding the new GDPR law.

  • You can fully customise the cookie notice style so it blends with your existing website: change the colours, fonts, styles, the position on the page and even how it behaves when you click Accept.

  • You can choose to make the cookie notice bar disappear after a few seconds (completely configurable) or to accept on scroll (an option available under Italian law).

  • It also has a Cookie Audit module so you can easily show what cookies your site uses and display them neatly in a table on your Privacy & Cookies Policy page.

The plugin uses the following cookies

  • viewed_cookie_policy Is the primary cookie that records the user consent for the usage of the cookies upon accept and reject. It doesnt track any personal data and is set only upon user action(accept/reject).

  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary/cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary Records the default button state of the corresponding category. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.

This plugin supports WPML and qTranslate so your translation needs are covered.

Features

  • Fully customisable to look just like your own websites style: customise the colours, styles and fonts
  • Put the cookie bar in either the header or the footer
  • (Optional) accept cookie policy if the user scrolls
  • (Optional) automatically close the cookie notice bar after a delay (delay is configurable)
  • (Optional) cookie banner can be permanently dismissed or accessible through a show again tab
  • (Optional) show again tab is fully customisable including position shown on page and styles
  • Cookie Audit shortcode to construct a nicely-styled Privacy & Cookie Policy
  • WPML compatible
  • qTranslate support

Read more about the EU Cookie Law

GDPR COOKIE CONSENT PREMIUM VERSION FEATURES

✅ Manage list of cookies ( Name, CookieID, Description, Duration, Type, Category, Header Script, Footer Script). ✅ Manage Cookie Categories. ✅ Scan and auto block scripts Google Analytics, FB Pixel, Google tag manager, Hotjar, Instagram, etc. ✅ Location based exclusion of cookie notice for EU countries. ✅ Provide the users with the granular control over the cookies/scripts used by the website. ✅ Option to renew consents when there is a change in policy. ✅ Optionally log users consent and export into a CSV file. ✅ Customize the privacy overview in the cookie banner settings popup. ✅ Export/import cookies and related information via CSV file. ✅ Scan and import/export the cookies ✅ Allow to display cookie notice settings popup where site visitors can opt-in or give consent to cookie categories. ✅ Customisable to look just like your own websites style: customise the colours, styles and fonts. ✅ Put the cookie banner in either the header or the footer. ✅ Compatibility with major caching servers and plugins. ✅ Cookie policy generator ✅ Cookie banner preview in admin settings ✅ (Optional) accept cookie notice if the user scrolls. ✅ (Optional) automatically close the cookie bar after a delay (delay is configurable). ✅ (Optional) cookie banner can be permanently dismissed or accessible through a show again tab. ✅ (Optional) show again tab is fully customisable including position shown on page and styles. ✅ Cookie Audit shortcode to construct a nicely-styled Privacy & Cookie Policy. ✅ WPML,qTranslate,Polylang compatible For complete list of features and details, Please visit GDPR Cookie Consent Premium Plugin for more details

NOTE: INSTALLING THIS PLUGIN ALONE DOES NOT MAKE YOUR SITE GDPR COMPLIANT. SINCE EACH SITE USES DIFFERENT COOKIES, YOU NEED TO ENSURE YOU HAVE THE NECESSARY CONFIGURATIONS IN PLACE WITH A SUPPORTING COOKIE NOTICE.


Releases (52 )

to table head for [cookie_audit] table for W3 Validator (thanks to davidebabylonia for finding and suggesting the solution)
Version Release Date Change Log
1.8.8 2020-05-11
  • Introduced 'wt_cli_enable_cache_flush' filter to enable / disable cache flushing
  • Cookie elements are excluded from the Google search engine indexing (<! - googleoff: all ->)
1.8.7 2020-04-01
  • Tested ok with Wordpress version 5.4.0
1.8.6 2020-03-26
  • [Bug fix] Privacy overview is not visible if the content is in Cyrillic alphabets
  • [Improvements] Fixed compatibility issues with Decorator WooCommerce Email Customizer
1.8.5 2020-02-26
  • Bug fix w.r.t the plugin release version 1.8.4
1.8.4 2020-02-26
  • Defaulted privacy overview heading tag to H4
  • Introduced 'wt_cli_change_privacy_overview_title_tag' filter to change privacy overview heading tag
  • Introduced 'wt_cli_add_custom_cookie_categories_name' filter to change cookie category names
1.8.2 2020-02-10
  • Tested ok with WP 5.3
1.8.3 2020-02-10
  • PHP 7.4 compatibility
  • Security fix
1.8.1 2019-10-08
  • Added option in admin to modify the default button state of the non-necessary cookie category
  • [Bug fix] Show more / show less issue when custom text editor is used in the privacy overview content.
  • Updated translations
  • Read me updates
1.8.0 2019-08-27
  • [Bug fix] Warning fixes
1.7.9 2019-08-14
  • Fixed W3C Validation issues
  • [Bug fix] Hide non-necessary category on cookie settings popup if it is not enabled
  • [Bug fix] Translation issue with category cookies
1.7.8 2019-07-16
  • Fixed issues with translations
  • [user_consent_state] added missing space in user consent states
  • Fixed issues with web accessibility
1.7.7 2019-06-03
  • Introduced new cookie settings popup option
  • Added a shortcode [cookie_settings] to control settings
  • Option to add descriptions for both necessary and non-necessary cookies
  • Tested ok with WP 5.2
  • [Bug fix] Responsive styling issues for cookie audit table winter theme
1.7.5 2019-03-14
  • Defaulted the minimize cookie bar option for Read more link to disabled state.
  • The cookie message bar has been defaulted to include Reject option in addition to Accept.
1.7.6 2019-03-14
  • Updated translation files for German, Danish, French, Dutch & Spanish
  • Added support for Portuguese
  • [Bug fix] [cookie_audit] shortcode conflict with heading
1.7.4 2019-03-06
  • Cookie policy generator
  • Added a shortcode [user_consent_state]
  • Updated shortcode [cookie_audit] with option to configure columns
  • Margin option added in all button shortcodes
  • Introduced an option to hide cookie bar on policy page
  • Tested ok with WP 5.1
1.7.3 2019-01-09
  • Translation updated - Danish, French, German
  • Readme updates
  • Minor UI changes
1.7.2 2018-12-20
  • Tested ok with Wordpress version 5.0.2
  • Compatibility added for Pixelyoursite plugin
1.7.1 2018-11-27
  • Cookie notice as Widget option added
1.6.9 2018-11-05
  • New enclosing shortcode added for better control of third party content. [cookie_after_accept]..content goes here..[/cookie_after_accept]
  • Basic support included for Litespeed cache, WP Super Cache, Site ground cache, Endurance Cache, WP Fastest Cache.
  • Option to choose from the built-in pages for 'Read More' link.
1.7.0 2018-11-05
  • Bug: Submenu sorting issue for custom user roles
1.6.10 2018-10-31
  • Bug: submenu sorting issue for non administrator accounts
  • Bug: Flashing the cookie bar on page load.
1.6.8 2018-10-09
  • Corrected German translations (thanks to Max B)
  • Bug in 'Show cookie bar on selected pages' Filter fixed
  • W3TC page cache compatibility added
1.6.7 2018-09-24
  • In the previous update a title with default text This website uses cookies would get added to the existing cookie bar. In this update this title will get removed to that it is blank by default. In case you need this to be added again you need to explicitly add suitable content for the title.
  • Addressed the conflict with [cookie_reject] shortcode for previous users who had the reject button option enabled.
  • Optimized the plugin js and css assets to render only in plugin pages.
1.6.6 2018-09-24
  • Improved UI.
  • Enhancements to cookie message bar - included title and option for overlay layout.
1.6.5 2018-08-24
  • Filter added. (filter to edit audit table head)
1.6.4 2018-08-20
  • Class change.
  • Bug fix.
1.6.3 2018-08-06
  • Styling issues with winter style of cookie audit table shortcode fixed.
  • Functionality issues with reject button on open URL fixed.
  • Text corrections
1.6.2 2018-07-19
  • Issue with reject button colour fixed.
1.6.1 2018-07-17
  • Filter to display cookie bar only on selected pages.
1.6.0 2018-07-12
  • Issue with dual accept button.
1.5.9 2018-07-06
  • Issue with the plugin interfering with breadcrumb fixed.
1.5.8 2018-06-26
  • Support for in the message bar.
1.5.7 2018-05-30
  • Danish translation added
1.5.6 2018-05-26
  • Changed Reject button colour for Open URL and Close Header options.
  • Padding for message header
  • Audit table mobile view compatible
1.5.5 2018-05-23
  • GDPR compliance updates.
1.5.4 2018-05-18
  • Tested OK with WordPress 4.9.5
  • GDPR compliance updates.
1.5.3 2018-05-17
  • Bug fix: Buttons now handle apostrophes correctly
  • Bug fix: Added
1.5.2 2015-07-20
  • Minor bug fix: adds version number to cli-admin.css
1.5.1 2015-07-19
  • Bug fix: HTML5 validation fix for shortcode links (thanks to davidebabylonia)
  • Added JavaScript version number for greater compatibility
1.5 2015-07-16
  • Major update: the cookie bar is now inserted into the page via wp_footer rather than using jQuery (for better performance and greater browser compatibility)
  • Update: if the cookie bar is in the header, there is now an option to fix the bar to the header using position:fixed
1.4.3 2015-07-03
  • jQuery 'reload' bug fix on accept
1.4.2 2015-07-03
  • jQuery 'reload' bug fix on accept
1.4.1 2015-06-28
  • Bug fix: fixed browser compatibility issue in cookielawinfo.js
1.4 2015-06-09
  • New feature: accept policy & close cookie bar on scroll (an option available under Italian law)
  • New feature: if cookie bar is set to header it is fixed to the top of the screen (using CSS "position:fixed")
1.3.2 2015-05-31
  • Bug fix: changed filename from wpml.xml to wpml-config.xml
1.3.1 2015-05-30
  • Fixing header/SVN tagging issue
1.3 2015-05-29
1.2.2 2015-05-18
1.2.1 2014-06-19
  • Added plugin settings page link to plugins.php
  • Bug fix: custom posts bug affecting some other plugins
1.2 2014-06-19
  • Removed 3rd party JavaScript "jQuery.cookie" which can cause issues with certain versions of Apache server
  • Added native JavaScript cookie getter/setter
  • Removed JavaScript debug routine
  • Replaced JavaScript 'eval' with JSON.parse() for improved security: requires IE8+ (all other browsers fine though- who would have thought?)
  • Improved JavaScript performance and compatibility by removing global variables and running as inline function
1.0.3 2012-12-06
  • Fixed bug where JavaScript generated an http 404 error.

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1.0.1 2012-06-13