Cookies - HTTP Cookies - Web Cookies
What are Cookies?
Cookies are a device web developers can use to store information about their customers so that the web pages work more efficiently for the customers.
Web Cookies - How Cookies are Used
Cookies are used to store bits of information. Cookies can only get the information that the Web browser can get or that the person browsing gives to the cookie.
Cookies - Write Your First HTTP Cookie
Are Cookies Dangerous?
Cookies are only as dangerous as you allow them to be. You can turn them off, or you can ignore them, or you can simply avoid providing the information you don't want other people to have.
How Do I Remove My Browser Internet Cookies?
Paul, the Internet for Beginners Guide at About has a great FAQ on how to remove cookies from your Web browser - he covers many different Web browsers (except Safari...)
How Big Can a Web Cookie Be?
Web cookies or HTTP cookies have a minimum size defined by the RFC for cookies, but they also have a maximum size that most web browsers support. Find out how big your web cookies can be.
How Many Cookies Can You Use on One Website?
Cookies take up space both in the HTTP stream when loading a web page, and on the hard drive of the customer. So most browsers put a limit on the number of cookies any one domain can set. Find out how many cookies you should be able to use on a website.