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Cookies in Glide

Learn about the ways that Glide uses Cookies in your projects.

Meet the new Glide Apps

Glide Pages are now Glide Apps. Please refer to this article for up-to-date information, as some of this documentation is outdated.

Glide uses cookies to improve its service and provide a better user experience. Glide uses cookies to remember user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymized tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data stored in your browser that allow Glide to remember your preferences and settings. This helps to make your experience with Glide faster and more personalized.

Cookies at the Account Level

When you sign in to your Glide account, Cookies are automatically tracked until you opt out. These cookies allow you to remain signed in to Glide each time you open your web browser.

If you'd prefer to turn this feature off, you can disable cookies by going to your account settings.

Opting out of cookies and tracking
Opting out of cookies and tracking

Cookies Settings in your Projects

Cookies are also helpful in improving the user experience of those who access your projects. When cookies are automatically set, your users can stay signed in to your projects even after a project is closed.

  1. In the Layout Editor, select the Settings button at the top of the page.

  2. Under Users & Authentication, locate the Cookies section.

  3. The default option is to Always set user authentication cookie. With this setting, users will stay signed in to your project until they sign out or until they clear their web browser's cookies.

Configuring the cookies setting in projects
Configuring the cookies setting in projects

If you change the cookies setting to Ask user consent for authentication cookie, users will be given an option on the sign-in screen to Allow authentication cookie. If users do not select this option, they will be asked to sign in each time they access the project.

Providing the option for users to allow authentication cookies
Providing the option for users to allow authentication cookies
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