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Where do I set cookies to prompt instead of accept all cookies?

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I had to turn third party cookies on temporarily and it looks like the cookie settings for first party cookies have changed. I no longer have the option to set first party cookies to prompt for permission when a new web sight wants to set a cookie.

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That's true, Firefox 44+ no longer have that option. I don't think this feature will be coming back, but if you want to suggest that, you can use the following site (click the sad face):

https://input.mozilla.org/feedback/firefox

Firefox should still be using the block/allow list you have accumulated so far. To control cookies from sites you haven't visited before, I suggest:

(1) Select a default cookie policy among these options:

  • Allow sites to set persistent cookies if they want ("Keep until: they expire")
  • Allow sites to set only session cookies ("Keep until: I close Firefox") (I use and recommend this)
  • Block sites from setting cookies (Uncheck the box for allowing sites to set cookies)

(2) Install an extension that makes it easy to make site-specific changes, such as Cookie Monster.

The Cookie Monster button on the toolbar allows you to see permissions for first party and third party cookies and to change them.

https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/cookie-monster/

Sample screen shot attached -- the option to "Apply cookie settings to both HTTP and HTTPS" is turned on, which streamlines the menu. With this option you don't have to set/modify permissions for both HTTP or HTTPS on the same site.