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New member
Status: New idea

I've been using Firefox with the Firefox Account for synchronization, so when i reinstall i cant come back to how i left it, but one things missing, and that's is the Cookie exception List (i delete all my cookies on exit, so i have a hand-made list of adresses where i want cookies to be preserved), this could be saved into the account, or a way to save all the configuration into the account, that way if i just need to reinstall NOT because of errors with Firefox, i can still have all my configuration (when signing in with an account to Firefox, it can prompt if do you want to load the last configuration).

I tried searching for this option if it already exists, but i don't seem to find it.

New member

Have a feature to clear cookies EXCEPT for domains that are whitelisted

I use the "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" combined with a list of whitelisted domains, that way, I don't have cookies piling up, and I save passwords instead.

The "clear cookies" is nice but it also clears whitelisted cookies.

Sometimes I close firefox to just clear up cookies that accumulated during a day.

I would like a button, option or a menu (maybe in the CTRL SHIFT DEL menu?) to clear cookies EXCEPT those that are whitelisted.

New member

I totally agree with this idea = syncing the Cookies exception list.
It is tedious to manually copy the same list with so many entries to each device I use.
Personally I have a special excel file for this.

New member

Can you please include automatic synchronization of cookie exceptions in an upcoming release?

If not, please provide a manual means to export and import cookie exceptions.

Many users take great effort to customize their cookie exceptions, but they currently need to be manually recreated on each Firefox installation they use. This seems an unnecessary burden then you already have synchronization of passwords and other data between installations.


Strollin' around

Up vote for this. Managing cookie exceptions on different devices without import/export support is kind of annoying.

Strollin' around

Syncing ability for "Manage Exceptions" of Cookies and Site Data.

For those who use auto-deleting Cookies and Site data after closing the browser session and using the Manage Exception for specific sites to still log in when back next time. It will be great to sync this data over Firefox account. As well as, after a fresh browser installation, these settings will be saved for all sites in the exception list.

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(Note: similar ideas have been merged into this thread)