Adobe Analytics - What is the “test” cookie in VisitorAPI.js?

This article addresses an issue with VisitorAPI.js using a cookie by the name “test” in order to verify that cookies can be written to the page and it is then removed immediately.

Description description

Within the VisitorAPI.js is a cookie by the name of “test”. You may wonder what this is used for. It is simply written to the page in order to verify cookies can be written to the page and then removed immediately.

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  • Cookie Name: Test
  • Description: Internal cookie written to test browser cookie support.
  • Duration: Expires Immediately
  • Domain: Written to website domain
  • Size: 2 bytes per JS character (cookie writes meaningless letter)