If you are based in the EU or target EU-based users, you need to comply with the Cookie Law.
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Let’s take a closer look at what you need to make your WordPress website compliant.
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The first thing you have to do is create a legal document that validates your usage of cookies.
Users must be informed upon their first visit to your website; that’s why you need a cookie banner. The cookie banner must, at the very least:
Now that you have your policy and banner, it’s time to add them to your WordPress website.
If you haven’t done so already, you can simply use our plugin if you have generated our Cookie Solution. It will make the implementation a lot easier! Here’s how:
If you don’t want to install our plugin, or if you’ve generated your cookie banner in another way, you can always add the cookie notice to your WordPress website by pasting the code of your banner to the head of your website.
Almost every WordPress theme allows you to modify the head of your website, so the implementation is pretty straightforward.
The last thing you need to do to be compliant is block cookies from running if you don’t have your user’s consent.
The GDPR and the Cookie Law stress the importance of consent, and you’ve surely heard about GDPR fines. Well, many of those fines are issued because of consent.
You can enable the prior blocking of cookies directly from the Cookie Solution dashboard:
Moreover, installing our plugin for WordPress websites automatically detects and blocks cookie scripts from running.
Managing cookies consent on your WordPress website can be challenging, but not with the right tools!
Remember, using our WordPress plugin; you can manage this all in one place! Our WordPress plugin makes your life even easier: just install it on your website, and let it manage cookies for you.