12 Excellent Free Cookies Plugins for WordPress

Earlier in the year, I blogged about the potential impact on accessibility of the new EU directive on the use of cookies. Since then, I’ve been hunting for a decent solution for this very site. Here, in our today’s post I have compiled a list of some of the best free wordpress cookies plugins for your wordpress blogs.

More specifically, some of these plugins would be most useful on WordPress-based community sites. Anyone can use them of course, but they seem better-suited to WordPress sites with large numbers of users. You are most welcome to suggest any additions to this list. You can use the comments box below to make any suggestions.

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1. Adblock Notify by b Web

Detect Adblock and nofity users. Help to block adblock (eg: Adblock Plus) and increase your ad revenue. Adblock Notify is a very easy to use plugin with get around options and a lot of settings. A smart dashboard widget with counter & statistics is included!

Adblock Notify by b Web
Adblock Notify by b Web

2. WP Popup Plugin

WP Popup plugin is beautifully designed and elegant plugin with focus on ease of use and functionality. Create unlimited Popups with subscriber forms. Can create link popups which trigger popup after clicking on a link or image. Option to show the popup only to search engine visitors.

WP Popup Plugin
WP Popup Plugin

3. Google Analytics

Si es tu caso, las cookies que utiliza Google Analytics están afectadas por esta ley y por lo tanto debes poner mecanismos para obtener el consentimiento informado del usuario para usarlas.

Google Analytics
Google Analytics

4. Cookie Notice by dFactory

Cookie Notice allows you to elegantly inform users that your site uses cookies and to comply with the EU cookie law regulations. Redirect users to specified page for more cookie information. Select bottons style from None, WordPress and Bootstrap.

Cookie Notice by dFactory
Cookie Notice by dFactory

5. Simple PopUp

A simple, attractive, non-annoying, extremely fast and light-weight pop-up box for your WordPress Blog. Supports Cookies,Custom design options,scheduling and custom Visual Edior where you can put your html code which will be showed to your visitors.

Simple PopUp
Simple PopUp

6. Popup

Get popup revolution one of the most advanced WordPress Popup plugin now. Can create link popups which trigger popup after clicking on a link or image. Can set the delay time after which popup will appear or Popup scheduling. Option to show the popup only to search engine visitors.

Popup
Popup

7. Cookie Control

This WordPress plugin simplifies the implementation and customization process of Cookie Control by Civic UK. With an elegant user-interface that doesn’t hurt the look and feel of your site, Cookie Control is a mechanism for controlling user consent for the use of cookies on their computer.

Cookie Control
Cookie Control

8. SDP Cookies Press

Con SDPCookiesPress podrás cumplir con la ley de cookies al 100% ya que realiza todas las acciones requeridas: muestra banner de consentimiento en la web, bloquea las cookies afectadas y proporciona los textos legales sobre política de cookies.

SDP Cookies Press
SDP Cookies Press

9. WP DoNotTrack

WP DoNotTrack stops plugins and themes from adding 3rd party tracking code and cookies to your blog to protect both your visitor’s privacy, your own security (in the admin-pages) and offering performance gains.

WP DoNotTrack
WP DoNotTrack

10. What Would Seth Godin Do

Displays a custom welcome message to new visitors and another to return visitors. You can customize this message, its lifespan, and its location. The message can be excluded from certain pages if desired.

What Would Seth Godin Do
What Would Seth Godin Do

11. Cookie OK

This very simple plugins places a notification above each page about cookie usage on your site through the CookieOK script by Digital Morphosis. Visitors will see a small band above each page with a notice about cookies being used which they can accept, after which they will not see the notification any more.

Cookie OK
Cookie OK

12. Cookieless Comments

Disables WordPress comment cookies. A tiny but useful plugin for people looking to simplify EU cookie law compliance requirements. Comment cookies are only used to avoid unregistered users to put their name and URL in the comment form everytime they comment in your WordPress and to allow them to see their comments while they are in moderation queue.

Cookieless Comments
Cookieless Comments