Cookies are small files which browser may store on your computer. Their use varies. Here at TheFediWiki we use a maximum of three cookies, depending on what you are doing.

Cookie Name Required? Purpose Lifetime
DokuWiki yes The standard PHP session identifier. Used to hold temporary data and to avoid CSRF attacks. Expires at the end of the browser session
DW<hash> yes If you are logged into the Wiki (for editing), this holds the necessary data to (re)login a previously authenticated user. Contains encrypted username and password One year
DOKU_PREFS no Used for remembering helpful user preferences. Non-sensitive data in plain text One year
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