Disabling Cookies in Mozilla® Firefox®
Get to know more about disabling cookies in Mozilla Firefox web browser
When a particular website is used, its preferences are stored in the cookie. You can view the cookies stored on your computer. The location of the cookies might depend on the web browser used in your system. Users can set their browsers to accept or reject all, or certain cookies. A cookie is a small piece of information that a website loaded on to the hard disk. So when you purchase that particular website you might easily get the website with the help of this cookie. Mozilla Firefox is a web browser which enables web surfing in a fast and easy way. This web browser is more secure and it is customizable. It includes private browsing, tabbed browsing, book marking and download manager.
Following are the benefits and disadvantages of disabling cookies on Mozilla Firefox browser:
- Disadvantages of Cookies
- Benefits of Disabling Cookies
- Disabling Cookies
Disadvantages of Cookies
Cookies are tools which web designers and developers use to store data. If you attempt to do any client tracking or data retrieval, one of the best ways to do this is with HTTP cookies. This makes a particular website more interactive to the user by 'remembering' some information. The sites would become more personalized to the particular user.
Benefits of Disabling Cookies
Sometimes cookies can cause slow performance of the system. You cannot open the site by the influence of some cookies. And also a cookie stores the information on the hard disk so it also utilizes the disk space. Even though many cookies are harmless, some can be used to track your each and every move on the Internet.
In order to disable cookies open the 'Tools' menu in the web browser and select ‘Options’. Then select the ‘Privacy tab’. Then you must remove the check mark from 'Accept cookies' field and Click 'OK'. Cookies consist of information about the websites which are visited by the user.
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