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Merge with "Delete cookies" article?

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  1. AliceWyman 5155 posts
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    I set up a Needs Change entry and edited the Description to add Clear cookies and site data in Firefox as a related article (which makes it a "See also" link) based on the following: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1441804#c12


    Johann Hofmann [:johannh] Comment 12 • 2018-05-02 14:26 EDT

    One thing I was wondering is whether it would make sense to merge these two articles somehow:

    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/storage

    Since they both address the same basic issue (deleting stuff websites know about you), but they don't convey what we intended to convey with our new UI (that localStorage and cookies go hand in hand and you probably want to delete both in most non-developer use cases).


    I set up a Needs Change entry and edited the Description to add [[Delete cookies to remove the information websites have stored on your computer]] as a related article (which makes it a "See also" link) based on the following: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1441804#c12 ----- Johann Hofmann [:johannh] Comment 12 • 2018-05-02 14:26 EDT One thing I was wondering is whether it would make sense to merge these two articles somehow: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/storage Since they both address the same basic issue (deleting stuff websites know about you), but they don't convey what we intended to convey with our new UI (that localStorage and cookies go hand in hand and you probably want to delete both in most non-developer use cases). -----
  2. Wesley Branton 128 posts
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    I'd recommend deleting this one. The steps are nearly identical to the content in the Clear cookies and site data in Firefox documentation. There's not really a point in maintaining two documents about the same topic.

    Although, the link would need to be redirected to the Clear cookies and site data in Firefox page because there is a link pointing to this page in Firefox. Well actually, it's pointing to the Manage local site storage settings page, which points to this one.

    I'd recommend deleting this one. The steps are nearly identical to the content in the [[Clear cookies and site data in Firefox]] documentation. There's not really a point in maintaining two documents about the same topic. Although, the link would need to be redirected to the [[Clear cookies and site data in Firefox]] page because there is a link pointing to this page in Firefox. Well actually, it's pointing to the [[Storage API - some websites want to add files to my computer]] page, which points to this one.
  3. AliceWyman 5155 posts
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    I wrote in https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1441804#c13 "I'll leave that up to Joni". I'll have to assume that she doesn't want to merge the articles since she was cc'd in the bug (so was Roland Tanglao). If you want to, you could email Joni and ask her directly (or file a new bug).

    I wrote in https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1441804#c13 "I'll leave that up to Joni". I'll have to assume that she doesn't want to merge the articles since she was cc'd in the bug (so was Roland Tanglao). If you want to, you could email Joni and ask her directly (or file a new bug).