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Name Expires Category What does it do?
centralauth_User 365 days, if the user chooses 'Keep me logged in'. Otherwise 30 days. Functionality Allows you to log in to many of the Wikimedia Projects using a single form, and stay logged in after providing your password.
centralauth_LoggedOut

LoggedOut

1 day from log out time Functionality Ensures recently logged out users do not see outdated cached content
centralauth_Session

{$wgCookiePrefix}Session

When user exits browser Functionality Manage sessions. Provides functionality such as logging in to Wikimedia Projects.
centralauth_Token

{$wgCookiePrefix}Token

365 days, if the user chooses 'Keep me logged in'. Otherwise omitted. Functionality Provides 'Keep me logged in' functionality.
CentralAuthAnon Either Local Storage, or a 1 day cookie Functionality Allows us to know that you are not currently logged in through our centralized account system.
centralnotice_bucket 7 days Performance and Analysis Helps us understand the effectiveness of notices provided to users through the CentralNotice extension. For more details, see https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:CentralNotice
{$wgCookiePrefix}UserID, UserName 365 days, if the user chooses 'Keep me logged in'. Otherwise 30 days. Functionality Helps identify you to the wiki, and keeps you logged in.
{$wgCookiePrefix}forceHTTPS 30 days Functionality If you log in as https, and then later visit as http, this will cause you to redirect to https.
centralnotice_fundraising 1 year Functionality Allows us to stop showing banners to people once they’ve donated.
stopMobileRedirect 30 days Preferences Tells us not to redirect to the mobile site if you don't like that.
disableImages 30 days Preferences Allows you to disable images on the mobile site.
mfNearbyLastSearchResult Local Storage, not a cookie Functionality Helps us quickly show you nearby search results.
uls-preferences Local Storage, not a cookie Preferences Allows you to set preferences for the Universal Language Selector functionality.
langMap Local Storage, not a cookie Preferences Sets most highly prioritized languages for the language switcher on the mobile site.
mobile-language-tap-count Local Storage, not a cookie Preferences Allows us to know the effectiveness of the language switcher on the mobile site when the button is tapped.
mobile-betaoptin-token Local Storage, not a cookie Preferences Helps us to know on the mobile site if we've previously asked you to enroll in beta, so that we don't prompt you unnecessarily.
WMF-Last-Access 30 days Analytics Helps us calculate Unique devices accessing our site. See: http://blog.wikimedia.org/2016/03/30/unique-devices-dataset/
mwe-popups-enabled Local Storage, not a cookie Preferences Helps us to know if you have disabled Hovercards.
PopupsExperimentID Local Storage, not a cookie Preferences Helps us to know, while Hovercards experiments are running, whether to show you Hovercards.
ext.popups.core.previewCount Local Storage, not a cookie Performance and Analysis Helps us understand the effectiveness of Hovercards.