Document Properties: Cookies

The Cookies properties page allows you to selectively enable sending and receiving of cookies. Briefly, cookies allow web servers to store information on the client (e.g., requester, iSiloX) so that the information can be sent back to the web server. This information can be used for a variety of purposes such as maintaining a login state or for tracking purposes. For more information about cookies, please consult sources on the Web. By default, usage of cookies is disabled.

Permissions

You can selectively enable or disable sending or receiving of cookies.

Sending Cookies

Check the Send cookies checkbox to enable sending of cookies. Uncheck the checkbox to prevent sending of cookies.

Receiving Cookies

Check the Receive cookies checkbox to enable receiving of cookies. Uncheck the checkbox to prevent receiving of cookies.

Saved Cookies

The Saved cookies list shows the cookies currently stored for the document entry.

Editing or Viewing a Cookie

To edit a cookie or to view its details, double-click its entry. iSiloX presents the Add/Edit Cookie dialog, which has the fields described in the following subsections. Click OK to accept any modifications you have made to the cookie or click Cancel to discard any modifications.

Name

This is the name of the cookie. It is required.

Value

This is the value or information of the cookie.

Expires

The cookie either expires at the given date and time or never. When a cookie expires, it is deleted from the list. The check for expired cookies happens after each conversion.

Version

The integer version number of the cookie specification used.

Path

The path to which the cookie applies. In addition to the port and domain restrictions, the path of the request URL must have this value as its prefix in order for the cookie to be sent. If no path is specified, the cookie applies to all paths.

Port

The comma separated list of port numbers to which the cookie applies. In addition to the path and domain restrictions, the port of the request URL must be one of the listed ports. If no ports are specified, the cookie applies to all ports.

Domain

The domain to which the cookie applies. If the value of this field begins with a period and has at least one other embedded period, then the domain of the request URL must have this value as its postfix. Otherwise, the domain of the request URL must must match this value exactly. In addition to the path and port restrictions, the domain of the request URL must match for the cookie to be sent. This field is required.

Comments

This field is an optional comment about the cookie.

Comment URL

This field is an optional URL that provides an optional comment about the cookie.

Options

This field provides various options for the cookie as described in the following table.

OptionDescription
Read only Check the Read only checkbox to prevent a received cookie with the same name, path, and domain from replacing the current cookie.
Do not send this cookie at all Check the Do not send this cookie at all checkbox to prevent this cookie from being sent.
Discard Check the Discard checkbox to have the cookie automatically deleted from the list after the next conversion.
Secure Check the Secure checkbox to mark the cookie as a secure cookie. Secure cookies are not sent.

Adding Cookies

To add a cookie, click Add Cookies. iSiloX presents the Add/Edit Cookie dialog, whose fields are described in the section above. Fill in at least the required fields and click OK to add the new cookie or click Cancel to not add a new cookie.

Deleting Cookies

To delete one or more cookies, select them first, then click Delete Selected Cookies. When you do this, iSiloX asks you for confirmation before actually deleting the cookies from the list.