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View And Edit Cookies As You Browse A Site

Have you ever wondered about the cookies that web sites save on your computer?  What are they called?  What's in them?   A handy browser plug-in called Edit This Cookie lets you find out.  

Once installed, the add-in appears at the top of your browser screen, as shown in the screen shot below.  Click the icon and the program shows all of the cookies associated with the web site that you're currently looking at. You can view each cookie's contents, and you can even edit or delete specific cookies.

Edit This Cookie is available for Google Chrome at https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/edit-this-cookie/fngmhnnpilhplaeedifhccceomclgfbg

 

 

 

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by lmail (not verified) on 29. November 2012 - 4:42  (103042)

Will be interesting if peeps use this to see how many cookies TSA puts on their pc!

by Gil Mensch on 28. November 2012 - 5:36  (103004)

As a Firefox user, I second Jerry's request. If the e-mail had said "View And Edit Cookies As You Browse A Site With Chrome" instead of just "View And Edit Cookies As You Browse A Site", that would have been better.

by Jerry Czorny (not verified) on 28. November 2012 - 2:43  (102998)

It would be nice if you could mention in the opening screen that Edit This Cookie is for Google Chrome.This way, IE users don't have to read the article to the end to find out it's for Chrome only.

This has been happening with other browser and OS specific programs.

If you would be more specific in the opening page, it would be appreciated.

Thanks,

jerry