Set cookie and get cookie

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=/" + ";domain=www.khmer.org";



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;


This was first published in November 2001

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