About Cookie Consent

Documentation for the Cookie Consent plugin

Cookie Consent is a free JavaScript plugin for alerting users about the use of cookies on your website.

It is designed to help you quickly comply with cookie laws. We made it fast, free, and easy for everybody.

  • Free and open source. You’re free to copy, modify and even sell Cookie Consent. See our license.
  • Super configurable. Choose your own colors, styles, type of compliance, text and more with a few clicks of the mouse.
  • The world’s most popular. Cookie Consent is seen over 2 billion times every month, across millions of websites.

What does it look like?

You can choose from a huge range of layouts and colour schemes, like this one:

Cookie Consent Preview

Visit the download wizard / configurator and try some options to see them in action. If you need even more control, you can always customise our CSS.

Getting started

The easiest way to get up and running is to use the download wizard / configurator. This will guide you through customising the plugin step-by-step.

If you’re a little more advanced, see our javascript API documentation.

What's New at Osano

Chinese banner update

China passed a privacy law recently. The Personal Information Protection Law comes into effect in Nov.1 , 2021. It requires changes for obtaining consent from users for tracking, analytics, personalization and marketing. 

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AI-powered Data Discovery, "No Fines, No Penalties" Pledge, $11M in funding

Today Osano is launching our AI-powered Data Discovery feature and introducing an industry-first "No Fines, No Penalties" Pledge. In addition, we're announcing $11 million in new funding. 

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Global Privacy Control

Osano's Consent Management platform now understands and communicates Global Privacy Control signals.

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French banner consent configuration

In October 2020, the French Data Protection Authority changed its rules on cookies. This feature provides a consent-banner configuration that applies to French users and complies with the DPA's rules. 

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Nissenbaum Release

The Nissenbaum release includes "Text Customization for Consent Manager." Customers can now customize the language within your cookie pop-up. 

Release also includes "Upload Documents" for vendor monitoring.