This example shows basic usage of the YUI Cookie utility. The example checks the value of a cookie and then sets it to a new value.
Keep an eye on the Logger console at right to view the log messages associated with this example.
This example begins by getting the value of a cookie named "example". If this is the first time you've run
the example, the value should be
This value is output into the Logger. Next, the cooke is set to a random value:
When you reload the page, the value of the cookie should be the one that was just set.
Note: this example uses session cookies, so the value will be lost if you close the browser.
All YUI 2.x users should review the YUI 2.8.2 security bulletin, which discusses a vulnerability present in YUI 2.4.0-2.8.1.