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When I want to remove a Cookie I try


I see in my cookie browser from firefox that the cookie still exists. How can I really remove the cookie?



You May Try this

if (isset($_COOKIE['remember_user'])) {
    setcookie('remember_user', null, -1, '/'); 
    return true;
} else {
    return false;
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Try using setcookie with a a path specified, this used to catch me out, as it assumes the current path by default. Using / will make the cookie work for the whole domain

setcookie("Username", $username, time()+3600*24*30, '/');
Friday, November 4, 2022
$cookie_name = "test";
$cookie_value = "123";
setcookie($cookie_name, $cookie_value, time() + (86400 * 30), "/"); // 86400 = 1 day

You need to write your php code like this

You can use this script If u can want particular cookie

function getCookie(cname) {
    var name = cname + "=";
    var ca = document.cookie.split(';');
    for(var i=0; i<ca.length; i++) {
        var c = ca[i];
        while (c.charAt(0)==' ') c = c.substring(1);
        if (c.indexOf(name) == 0) return c.substring(name.length,c.length);
    return "";

Monday, December 5, 2022

To delete a cookie with JQuery, set the value to null:

$.cookie("name", null, { path: '/' });

Edit: The final solution was to explicitly specify the path property whenever accessing the cookie, because the OP accesses the cookie from multiple pages in different directories, and thus the default paths were different (this was not described in the original question). The solution was discovered in discussion below, which explains why this answer was accepted - despite not being correct.

For some versions jQ cookie the solution above will set the cookie to string null. Thus not removing the cookie. Use the code as suggested below instead.

$.removeCookie('the_cookie', { path: '/' });
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The MaxAge of -1 signals that you want the cookie to persist for the duration of the session. You want to set MaxAge to 0 instead.

From the API documentation:

A negative value means that the cookie is not stored persistently and will be deleted when the Web browser exits. A zero value causes the cookie to be deleted.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
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