Enabling Cookies in your Web Browser

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Web Browser Cookies

In order to use the Spiffy Stores Toolbox, you will need to have cookies enabled in your Web Browser.

In addition, anyone wanting to purchase an item from your Spiffy Store will need to have cookies enabled for your store's domain in order to add items to their shopping cart.

Cookies also need to be enabled for the domain "spiffyserver.com" in order to be able to proceed to the checkout.

If you have been redirected to this page, then cookies have not been enabled as required.

If you've already checked that your cookies are enabled and you're still seeing an error message that your browser's cookie functionality is turned off, try opening a new window in your browser. Sometimes using tabs in a single browser instance can cause your cookies to stick.

If you are still receiving an error message, try clearing your cache and delete your cookies.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

To enable cookies in Internet Explorer 7 or 8:

  1. Click Start > Control Panel. (Note: with Windows XP Classic View, click the Windows Start button > Settings > Control Panel)
  2. Double-click the Internet Options icon
  3. Click the Privacy tab
  4. Click the Advanced button
  5. Select the option 'Override automatic cookie handling' under the Cookies section in the Advanced Privacy Settings window
  6. Select the 'Accept' or 'Prompt' option under 'First-party Cookies'
  7. Select the 'Accept' or 'Prompt' option under 'Third-party Cookies' (Note: if you select the 'Prompt' option, you'll be prompted to click OK every time a website attempts to send you a cookie)
  8. In the Internet Options window, click OK to exit

To enable cookies in Internet Explorer 6:

  1. Click Start > Control Panel. (Note: with Windows XP Classic View, click the Windows Start button > Settings > Control Panel)
  2. Click the Advanced button
  3. Select the option 'Override Automatic Cookie Handling'
  4. Select the 'Accept' or 'Prompt' option under 'First-party Cookies'
  5. Select the 'Accept' or 'Prompt' option under 'Third-party Cookies' (Note: if you select the 'Prompt' option, you'll be prompted to click OK every time a website attempts to send you a cookie)
  6. In the Internet Options window, click OK to exit

You may also need to add the site "spiffyserver.com" to the Sites list and use the "Allow" setting.

Mozilla Firefox

To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox 3.x and 2.x (PC):

  1. Click Tools > Options
  2. Click Privacy in the top panel
  3. Tick the box labelled 'Accept cookies from sites'
  4. Tick the box labelled 'Accept third-party cookies'
  5. Click OK

To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox 1.x (PC):

  1. Click Tools > Options
  2. Click Privacy in the top panel
  3. Click the Cookies tab
  4. Tick the box labelled 'Allow sites to set cookies'
  5. Click OK.

To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox (Mac):

  1. Go to the Firefox drop-down menu
  2. Select Preferences
  3. Click Privacy
  4. Under Cookies, select the option 'Allow sites to set Cookies'

If you don't want to accept third-party cookies, then add the domain "spiffyserver.com" to the Exceptions list and set the status of the domain to "Enable"

Apple Safari

To enable cookies in Safari:

  1. Go to the Safari drop-down menu
  2. Select Preferences
  3. Click Security in the top panel
  4. Under 'Accept Cookies' select the option 'Only from sites you navigate to'
  5. Save changes by clicking the close X icon in the top right-hand corner

Google Chrome

To enable cookies in Chrome:

  1. Click the Tools menu
  2. Select Options
  3. Click the Under the Hood tab and find the 'Privacy' section
  4. Click on the 'Content Settings...' button
  5. In the Cookies settings, select 'Allow local data to be set'
  6. Do not tick the option to block third-party cookies