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How do I Make it so That Firefox Saves Cookies on Certain Pages but Deletes Them on Others
I have been using the browser Ecosia (you should too), which is essentially a web browser that plants trees as you search. The problem is that it would normally save the amount of trees that I have planted, but because Firefox clears cookies every time I close, it resets every time I close the browser. I know that I could just not delete cookies, but I would really rather not.
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How are you clearing cookies?
[X] Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed
This setting allows exceptions -- you'll see the list if you click the Manage Permissions box to the right.*
With History set to "Firefox will: Use custom settings for history", turn on
[X] Clear history when Firefox closes, and in the Settings dialog, tick the Cookies box
This setting disregards exceptions and flushes all cookies. Make sure you do not clear Site Preferences because that will flush your actual exception settings.
* There is a very particular format for cookie exceptions, so to set one up, I suggest this method:
While you are on Ecosia's site, call up the Page Info dialog using either:
- Ctrl+i (for Mac, Command+i)
- right-click a blank area of the page > View Page Info
- (menu bar) Tools > Page Info
When the dialog comes up, click the Permission icon at the top to show that panel.
Scroll down to "Set Cookies" and uncheck the "Use default" box, and then select Allow to let the site set persistent cookies.
Then you can close this dialog.