HttpCapabilitiesBase.Cookies Property

Gets a value indicating whether the browser supports cookies.

Namespace: System.Web.Configuration
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public bool Cookies { get; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_Cookies ()

public function get Cookies () : boolean

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the browser supports cookies; otherwise, false. The default is false.

The Cookies property indicates whether the browser application supports cookies. If the user has disabled cookies in their application, the Cookies property will not be affected.

The following code example shows how to determine whether the browser supports cookies.

<%@ page language="C#"%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<script runat="server">
    void Page_Load(Object Sender, EventArgs e)

    void CheckBrowserCaps()
        String labelText = "";
        System.Web.HttpBrowserCapabilities myBrowserCaps = Request.Browser;
        if (((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).Cookies)
            labelText = "Browser supports Cookies.";
            labelText = "Browser does not support Cookies.";

        Label1.Text = labelText;

<html xmlns="" >
    <title>Browser Capabilities Sample</title>
    <form runat="server" id="form1">
            Browser Capabilities:
            <p/><asp:Label ID="Label1" Runat="server" />

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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