Full Guideline On Cookie Reference In Magento 2

In this article, we will provide a grid of Magento Standard Cookie as a reference. You can understand all the type of cookies data that the web store based on Magento 2 platform is going to collect. If you want to learn more about the lifetime of session cookies, please read the article about Customer Session Lifetime.

Magento Standard Cookies

CART The affiliation with the customer’s shopping cart.
CATEGORY_INFO Saves the category info on the page to load pages faster.
COMPARE The items in the Compare Products list of customers.
CUSTOMER The visitor’s customer ID encrypted.
CUSTOMER_AUTH Shows if the customer are currently logged in to the store.
CUSTOMER_INFO The visitor’s customer group encrypted.
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE Shows if caching is disabled or enabled.
FRONTEND The customer’s session ID.
GUEST-VIEW Decides if guests can edit their orders.
LAST_CATEGORY The last category visited by the visitor.
LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product viewed by the visitor.
NEWMESSAGE Shows whether a new message has been received.
NO_CACHE Shows if the cache can be used to store information.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about the visitor’s cart and viewing history.
RECENTLYCOMPARED Items recently compared by the visitor.
STF Information on products the visitor has emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language chosen by the visitor.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Shows if the visitor allows cookies to be saved.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products recently viewed by the visitor.
WISHLIST An encrypted list of products added to the visitor’s wishlist.
WISHLIST_CNT The number of items in the visitor’s wishlist.

Google Analytics Cookies

_utma Distinguishes visitors and sessions.
_utmb Decides new sessions/visits.
_utmc Decides if the visitor is in a new session/visit.
_utmz Saves the traffic source or campaign that explains how the visitor reached your site.