Utility of Cookies in Internet Explorer®
Get to know more about the different ways to enable cookies in Internet Explorer
A cookie is a small piece of information that a website loads on to the hard disk. When you visit a website for the first time the cookies for that particular website will be loaded on to your computer so when you try to log into that website for the second time it would be loaded much faster than the first time. When a particular website is used, its preferences are stored in the cookie. You can view the cookies stored on your computer. The location of the cookies depends on the web browser used in your system. Users can set their browsers to accept or reject all, or certain, cookies. Users can also set their browser to prompt them each time a cookie is offered. It allows the websites to store few amount of data in the users' system. Internet Explorer simplifies the daily tasks that you perform online, and helps you to maintain the privacy of your personal information on the Web.
Following are the importance of cookies and different ways to enable cookies in Internet Explorer:
- Need of Cookies
- Tips to Enable Cookies
- Restrict to Selective Sites
Need of Cookies
The cookies are the tools which web designers and developers use to store data. If you attempt to do any client tracking or data retrieval, one of the best ways to do this is with HTTP cookies. This could make a particular website more interactive to the user by 'remembering' some information. The sites would become more personalized to the particular user. This is by remembering your username next time when you log on.
Tips to Enable Cookies
Cookies might be used to maintain data related to the user during navigation. To enable the cookies in Internet explorer and to enable the cookies click 'Start' and select 'Control Panel'. Double click the Internet option and then click on the advanced button from the privacy tab. Under the cookies section, select ‘Override automatic cookie handling'. Click 'Accept' or 'Prompt' option under 'First-party Cookies' and from the 'Third-party Cookies.'
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