Permission Bar is a free & simple solution to the EU cookie law.

Download or read install instructions below

Why use Permission Bar?

There is a lot of mystery and fuss surrounding the new EU cookie legislation, but it’s essentially really simple. Cookies are files used to track site activity and most websites use them. Site owners need to make the use of cookies very obvious to visitors.

Permission bar makes it simple and clear to visitors that cookies are in use and tells them how to adjust browser settings if they are concerned.

Important Reading

  1. Information Commissioner's Office - Guidance on the rules on use of cookies and similar technologies (PDF)

Download and host it yourself

  1. Grab the repository from github
  2. Place the extracted package on your server.
  3. Put the following code right before the </body> tag
<script type="text/javascript" src="PATH-TO/permissionbar-latest.min.js"></script>

Install the plugin hosted on our servers

  1. Put the following code right before the </body> tag
<script type="text/javascript" src="

We don’t mind which one you choose. The second option is what we use internally and for client sites. Additionally, if you choose to use the version hosted by us, the plugin will be updated automatically, depending on how the legislation evolves. Keep in mind that this plugin is provided free of charge under the GPL license, and we don’t provide free support for it.