CookieSync: syncs cookies to localhost
This is an add-on which copies cookies to localhost. Target audience are developers that have code running on localhost which needs access to cookies set on other domains.
What is CookieSync: syncs cookies to localhost?
CookieSync: Syncs cookies to localhost. This Firefox add-on copies incoming cookies from specified domains to the http://localhost domain. It is primarily used by developers who have code running on localhost and need access to cookies set on other domains.
This is an add-on which copies cookies to localhost.
This addon monitors all incoming cookies from a user defined hostname regex and matching a user defined cookie name regex to copy them to the http://localhost domain.
It's primary here for developers that have code running on their localhost which connects to other services and need access to their cookies. The typical use case is a third-party login flow. In production the developer's code wil run on the same domain as the other services and have access to the cookies they set. But when code is running on localhost (during development), those cookies are not accessible in the browser. This add on makes those cookies available on localhost, so available to the developer's local code.
CookieSync: syncs cookies to localhost is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install CookieSync: syncs cookies to localhost if you trust the publisher.
CookieSync: syncs cookies to localhost has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.