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Question

It is a small piece of text stored on a user's computer by a web browser for maintaining the state. What are we talking about?

Options

A)
Session
B)
Applets
C)
Cookie
D)
Application
E)
QueryString

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

A cookie is a small text file (up to 4KB) created by a website that is stored in the user's computer either temporarily for that session only or permanently on the hard disk (persistent cookie). Cookies provide a way for the website to recognize you and keep track of your preferences. For privacy reasons, it is usually a good idea to know whether a website uses cookies and what type of data it stores when you use the website. You can usually find this information in a website's privacy policy.

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Discussion (3)

  • Odeja Samuel

    Cookie

  • A cookie is a small text file (up to 4KB) created by a website that is stored in the user's computer either temporarily for that session only or permanently on the hard disk (persistent cookie). Cookies provide a way for the website to recognize you and keep track of your preferences. For privacy reasons, it is usually a good idea to know whether a website uses cookies and what type of data it stores when you use the website. You can usually find this information in a website's privacy policy.