The Cookies collection is used to set or get cookie values. If the cookie does not exist, it will be created, and take the value that is specified.
Note: The Response.Cookies command must appear before the <html> tag.
|name||Required. The name of the cookie|
|value||Required for the Response.Cookies command. The value of the cookie|
|attribute|| Optional. Specifies information about the cookie. Can be one of the following parameters:
|key||Optional. Specifies the key to where the value is assigned|
The "Response.Cookies" command is used to create a cookie or to set a cookie value:
In the code above, we have created a cookie named "firstname" and assigned the value "Alex" to it.
It is also possible to assign some attributes to a cookie, like setting a date when a cookie should expire:
Now the cookie named "firstname" has the value of "Alex", and it will expire from the user's computer at May 10, 2002.
The "Request.Cookies" command is used to get a cookie value.
In the example below, we retrieve the value of the cookie "firstname" and display it on a page:
A cookie can also contain a collection of multiple values. We say that the cookie has Keys.
In the example below, we will create a cookie-collection named "user". The "user" cookie has Keys that contains information about a user:
The code below reads all the cookies your server has sent to a user. Note that the code checks if a cookie has Keys with the HasKeys property: