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Cookie

The Cookie HTTP request header contains stored HTTP cookies previously sent by the server with the Set-Cookie header.

The Cookie header is optional and may be omitted if, for example, the browser's privacy settings block cookies.

Syntax

Cookie: <cookie-list>
Cookie: name=value
Cookie: name=value; name2=value2; name3=value3
<cookie-list>
A list of name-value pairs in the form of <cookie-name>=<cookie-value>. Pairs in the list are separated by a semicolon and a space ('; ').

Examples

Cookie: PHPSESSID=298zf09hf012fh2; csrftoken=u32t4o3tb3gg43; _gat=1

Specifications

Specification Title
RFC 6265, section 5.4: Cookie HTTP State Management Mechanism

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Cookie Yes 12 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
Cookie Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

See also

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTTP/Headers/Cookie