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Vely 15.2.0 released on Jan 18, 2023
Articles updated Jan 17, 2023

delete-cookie


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Purpose:


Deletes a cookie.

Syntax:



delete-cookie <cookie name> [ path <cookie path> ] [ status [ define ] <status> ]


Description:


delete-cookie marks a cookie named <cookie name> for deletion, so it is sent back in the reply telling the client (such as browser) to delete it.

<cookie name> is a cookie that was either received from the client as a part of the request, or was added with set-cookie.

A cookie can be deleted before or after sending out a header (see out-header). However a cookie must be deleted prior to outputting any actual response (such as with output_statement or p-out for example), or the program will error out and stop.

<status> is the integer variable (which can be created with "define" if it does not exist) that will be -1 if the cookie did not exist, or 0 or greater if it did.

The same cookie name may be stored under different URL paths. You can use the optional "path" clause to specify <cookie path> to ensure the desired cookie is deleted.

Examples:



delete-cookie "my_cookie"
delete-cookie "my_cookie" path "/path"


See also:


Cookies ( delete-cookie   get-cookie   set-cookie  )  SEE ALL (documentation)



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