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HttpCookieCollection.Get Method (String)

Returns the cookie with the specified name from the cookie collection.

Namespace:  System.Web
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public HttpCookie Get(
	string name


Type: System.String
The name of the cookie to retrieve from the collection.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.HttpCookie
The HttpCookie specified by name.

If the named cookie does not exist, this method creates a new cookie with that name.

The following example captures the cookie collection sent by the client into a new cookie collection, retrieves the cookie named "LastVisit" from the new collection, and updates the cookie's value to the current date and time.

HttpCookieCollection MyCookieCollection = Request.Cookies;
 HttpCookie MyCookie = MyCookieCollection.Get("LastVisit");
 MyCookie.Value = DateTime.Now.ToString();

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.