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Set "Expires" attribute for a cookie

Posted on 2002-07-03
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i need to set a cookie that will last "forever" .. how do i do that ??
(in JScript)

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Question by:dragosh
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var d = new Date();
var nextMillenium = d.setFullYear(d.getYear() + 1000);
Response.Cookies('myCookie').Expires = nextMillenium;

OK, it doesn't last "Forever", but who'd going to know?? :-)
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by:ManuelMSP
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Here you are:

if (getCookie(NameOfCookie)) {
  document.cookie = NameOfCookie + "=" + "; expires=Thu, 01-Jan-70 00:00:01 GMT";
}
}

By the time it's 1970 again... If there not manually deleted !
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by:dragosh
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AlfaNoMore:

i think adding 1 year it's enough :))

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