Firefox Cookies

How to accept cookies when using Firefox

Accepting cookies in Firefox 12.0

If your Firefox has a button, top left, like the one in this picture then:

  • Click on the Firefox button
  • Then Options
  • Then Options again


  • Go to the Tools menu
  • Select Options.
  • Select the "Privacy" TAB


To change settings for all websites

  • In the "Firefox will" box select
  • Remember history
  • Click OK to finish


To only accept cookies from the ribi template

  • In the "Firefox will" box select
  • "Use custom settings for history"
  • tick the "Accept cookies from sites" box
  • Click on the "Exceptions" button
  • Enter in the "Address of website" box
  • Then click 'Allow' 
  • When finished, click "Close"
  • Then "OK" on the previous window.

A lot of guff is talked about cookies - they can't, for example, be used to transmit viruses.