Cookie Confirm User's Guide

Jurian Even

User's Guide for Cookie Confirm version 2.6.1.devCDE7D2F.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the appendix entitled "The GNU Free Documentation License".


Revision History
Revision 2.3.3 July 4th, 2013 Jurian Even
Revision 2.2.0.rc1 November 12th, 2012 Jurian Even
Revision 2.2.5 March 12th, 2013 Jurian Even
Revision 2.3.0.rc2 April 15th, 2013 Jurian Even
Revision 2.3.3 July 4th, 2013 Jurian Even
Revision 2.4.1 August 16th, 2013 Jurian Even
Revision 2.4.2 September 30th, 2013 Jurian Even
Revision 2.5.0 rc1 January 6th, 2014 Jurian Even
Revision 2.5.1 February 13th, 2014 Jurian Even
Revision 2.6.0 March 31th, 2014 Jurian Even


This book covers the use of the Cookie Confirm extension for Joomla!™ -powered websites.

Table of Contents

I. User's Guide
1. Getting Started
Introducing Cookie Confirm
What is Cookie Confirm?
Introducing Cookies
Introducing the EU cookie law
Installation and updates
Installing Cookie Confirm
Installing or manually updating Cookie Confirm and language files
Install from URL
Upload and install
Manual installation
Installation and update issues
Quick Setup
2. Component
The Control Panel
Blocking cookies
Blocking cookies set by PHP
Block Elements
What are Elements Classes and IDs
How to find Elements Classes and IDs
How to enter Elements Classes and IDs
What to do if the content doesn't have its own Element and Class / ID?
Content restriction plugin
{~cookieconfirm} tags
Basic options
Appearance and template overrides
Messages and languages
Google Data Collection
Google Analytics
Google Tag Manager
Advanced options
Creating and editing profiles
Quick setup
Profile configuration
Profile assignments
Enable logging
IP lookup Service
Export to CSV
Logs FAQ
How come my log shows less items than visitors?
Is identifying visitors by IP accurate?
Analysing statistics
Optimizing Cookie Confirm with statistics
3. Plugins
The "Content" plugins
Consent button
Content restriction
The "System" plugins
System - Cookie Confirm
4. Test instructions
How to check and delete cookies
Testing your website
5. Additional cookie information
Joomla! session cookie
Cookie Confirm cookies
Google Analytics cookies
How to identify other cookies
How to delete third party cookies
Exceptions for deleting cookies
What to expect when visitors declined cookies
6. Known issues
Solving various issues
Issues with third party extensions
II. Appendices
A. GNU General Public License version 3
B. GNU Free Documentation License