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Enable Cookies on your Browser

Syndical requires that your browser has cookies enabled to function properly. If you are returned back to the login screen after attempting to login you may need to enable cookies.

Enable Cookies for all Websites

Firefox

Note: Cookies are enabled by default in Firefox.

To check or change your settings:

  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu and choose Options.

  2. Select the Privacy panel.

  3. Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history.
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  4. Check mark Accept cookies from sites to enable cookies, and uncheck it to disable them.
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  5. Choose how long cookies are allowed to be stored:
    • Keep until:
      they expire: Each cookie will be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the site that sent the cookie.
      I close Firefox: The cookies that are stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is closed.
  6. Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.

More information available here:
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Chrome

You can enable or disable cookies saved by websites.

  1. On your computer, open Google Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Show advanced settings.
  4. In the "Privacy" section, click Content settings.
  5. Use the "Cookies" section to change your settings:
    • To allow first-party and third-party cookies, choose Allow local data to be set.
    • To block all cookies, choose Block sites from setting any data. When you use this setting, most sites that require you to sign in won't work.
    • To allow only first-party cookies and block all third-party cookies, check the box next to "Block third-party cookies and site data." This setting means that site data cannot be written and read, even if you've added a site to the exceptions list and have chosen to allow its cookies.

Check that your settings were saved

If you go to a site and a cookie is blocked, in the address bar you'll see a blocked cookie icon Blocked cookie

More information available here:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

Safari

By default, Safari accepts cookies and website data only from websites you visit. This helps prevent certain advertisers from storing data on your Mac. You can change options in Safari preferences so that Safari always accepts or always blocks cookies and other website data.

Important:   Changing your cookie preferences or removing cookies and website data in Safari may change or remove them in other apps, including Dashboard.

Choose Safari > Preferences, click Privacy, then do any of the following:

Change which cookies and website data are accepted: Select a “Cookies and website data” option:

  • Always block: Safari doesn’t let any websites, third parties, or advertisers store cookies and other data on your Mac. This may prevent some websites from working properly.

  • Allow from current website only: Safari accepts cookies and website data only from the website you’re currently visiting. Websites often have embedded content from other sources. Safari does not allow these third parties to store or access cookies or other data.

  • Allow from websites I visit: Safari accepts cookies and website data only from websites you visit. Safari uses your existing cookies to determine whether you have visited a website before. Selecting this option helps prevent websites that have embedded content in other websites you browse from storing cookies and data on your Mac.

  • Always allow: Safari lets all websites, third parties, and advertisers store cookies and other data on your Mac.

Add Exception to allow cookies for Syndical only

Allow both syndical.com and dotcal.com in your browser to ensure proper functionality.

Firefox

 

Firefox can be set accept cookies from sites on . To turn on cookies:

  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu and choose Options.

  2. Select the Privacy panel.

  3. Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history.
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  4. Click Exceptions….
  5. Make sure the site you're trying to access is listed.
    • If it is not listed, click on the Address of Website field and type syndical.com and click Allow.
    • Repeat for dotcal.com.
    • Click Save Changes
  6. Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.

Chrome

Without changing your default settings, you can add an exception to the default for a specific website or domain. For example, by default, Chrome allows cookies to save local data from sites. But if you don't trust a site, you can add an exception to block cookies on only that site.

To add an exception to your content settings, follow these steps:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Show advanced settings.
  4. Under "Privacy," click Content settings.
  5. Under the type of content or permission that you want to update, click Manage exceptions.
  6. Under "Hostname pattern," enter the web address that you want to create an exception for.
    • To create exceptions for an entire domain, insert [*.] before the domain name. For example,[*.]google.com will match drive.google.com and calendar.google.com.
    • You can also specify an IP address, an IPv6 address, or a non-http URL.
  7. Under "Behavior," select Allow or Block.

You can also remove exceptions you don't want any more. Point to the site or domain, and then click Remove Remove and then Done.

Safari

Choose Safari > Preferences, click Privacy, then do any of the following:

Change which cookies and website data are accepted: Select a “Cookies and website data” option:

  • Allow from current website only: Safari accepts cookies and website data only from the website you’re currently visiting. Websites often have embedded content from other sources. Safari does not allow these third parties to store or access cookies or other data.

  • Allow from websites I visit: Safari accepts cookies and website data only from websites you visit. Safari uses your existing cookies to determine whether you have visited a website before. Selecting this option helps prevent websites that have embedded content in other websites you browse from storing cookies and data on your Mac.

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