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Setting exceptions for websites not to have their cookies deleted

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Periodically I would like to clear cookies, except some. Tripcheck.com saves one's custom camera itineraries in cookies. I would like to avoid deleting them when I clear cookies or when Firefox is closed. Similarly, there are some other websites for which I would like to preserve cookies for.

How can I do that? Does listing them as "allowed" accomplish that? Thanks.

Periodically I would like to clear cookies, except some. Tripcheck.com saves one's custom camera itineraries in cookies. I would like to avoid deleting them when I clear cookies or when Firefox is closed. Similarly, there are some other websites for which I would like to preserve cookies for. How can I do that? Does listing them as "allowed" accomplish that? Thanks.

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If you clear cookies manually in the Cookie Manager, then all selected cookies will be removed regardless of a possible allow exception. If you use "Clear history when Firefox closes" to clear the cookies, then you keep cookies with an allow exception assuming that you keep the "Site settings".

  • using "Clear history when Firefox closes" in Firefox 102+ honors exceptions and keeps cookies with an allow exception, previous versions removed all cookies
  • clearing "Site settings" clears exceptions for cookies, images, pop-up windows, and software installation and exceptions for passwords and other website specific data

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Note that in MacOS 10.15 and newer, you can install the current release (123.0.1) in case in the past you did use a no longer supported OS X 10.12/10.13/10.14 version and updated to a MacOS 10.15 version.

Mac OS users on OS X 10.12/10.13/10.14 have been moved to the 115 ESR update channel since your macOS X 10.14 platform no longer is supported, current releases require macOS 10.15 as a minimum.

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Thanks, Cor-el. I am on Mac OS 14.3.1 and using Firefox 115.8.0 ESR.

Given the above, which exact settings should I use to accomplish what I want: selectively saving cookies for certain websites while deleting the rest that I do not care for. I am sorry, I could not follow your instructions in practical terms.

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