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Cookies Used by the BuddyBoss Platform and Theme

Here you will find answers to commonly asked questions about the BuddyBoss products’ cookies and their purpose.

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. 

BuddyBoss Platform Cookies

CookiesPurpose
bp_ps_filters
bp_ps_debug
BuddyBoss Platform cookies containing an advance profile search on the members’ directory.
bp-message
bp-message-type
BuddyBoss Platform cookies containing a feedback (error/success) message to be displayed after the page reloads.
bp_new_group_idContains the ID of a BuddyBoss Platform group.
bp_completed_create_stepsWorking in harmony with bp_new_group_id this records the completed steps for the creation of a new BuddyBoss Platform group.
buddyboss_user_sw_olduser_User Switching’s logged_in_cookie
buddyboss_user_sw_secure_User Switching’s secure_auth_cookie
buddyboss_user_sw_User Switching’s auth_cookie
bp_messages_send_toBuddyBoss Platform cookies for messages.
bp_messages_subjectBuddyBoss Platform cookies for messages.
bp_messages_contentBuddyBoss Platform cookies for messages.
recent_emojisUsed for showing your recently used emojis in various sections like activity, forums, messages, group messages, and so on.
bp-notificationsUsed for preserving your recent order of notification like ASC/DESC and notification sorting.
bp-activityUsed for preserving your recent scopes you filtered by activity.
bp-documentUsed for preserving your recent scopes you filtered by a document.
bp-mediaUsed for preserving your recent scopes you filtered by media.
bp-membersUsed for preserving your recent scopes you filtered by members and list/grid view of members.
bp-groupsUsed for preserving your recent scopes you filtered by groups and list/grid view of groups.
bp-group_membersUsed for preserving your list/grid view of group members.
reset_memberMember cookie used to reset the previous layout stored in browser storage.
reset_groupGroup cookie to reset the previous layout stored in browser storage.

BuddyBoss Theme Cookies

CookiesPurpose
bbthemeUsed to preserve color settings of the theme.
buddypanelUsed to preserve the BuddyPanel settings of the theme.
redux_current_tabUsed to preserve your recent tab opens in theme settings in the backend.
redux_update_checkUsed to check the update of the Redux Framework in theme settings in the backend.
course-viewUsed to set the view of the list/grid in the course listing page in LearnDash.
llms-membership-viewUsed to set the view of the list/grid in the membership listing page in LifterLMS.

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