Set cookie and get cookie

This code below allows you to set cookies and get cookie names.

This code below allows you to set cookies and get cookie names by passing correct parameter.

Set a cookie for one year

<script language="javascript">

	var expires=new Date();
	expires.setTime(expires.getTime() + 24 * 60  * 60  * 30 * 1000);
	var expiryDate = expires.toGMTString(); 

function setcookie(name,value)
	document.cookie = name  +  "="  + value + "; expires=" + expiryDate 
+ ";path=/" + ";";



get cookie function

<script languate="javascript">
function GetCookie(name)
	var result= null;
	var mycookie=" " + 
        document.cookie + ";";
	var searchname= " " + name 
        + "=";
	var startOfCookie=
		var endOfCookie;
		if(startOfCookie != -1)
			startOfCookie +=searchname.length;
			endOfCookie = mycookie.indexOf(";",startOfCookie);
		return result;

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