How to add a cookie banner to a wordpress website

Add a cookie banner to any wordpress site with ease

  1. Choose a Plugin

    There are a lot of Plugins out there, which all do a good job, see here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/search/consent+banner/

    Because we are biased we make this tutorial with this plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/beautiful-and-responsive-cookie-consent/

  2. To Install the plugin in your wordpress site go to “Plugins”

  3. Click on “Add New”

    You find the button in the top left corner.

  4. Search for the Plugin

    Type “Beautiful and responsive cookie consent” into the search field and press “Enter”.

  5. Install the plugin

    Click “Install Now” to install the plugin and wait a few moments until the plugin is installed.

  6. Activate the plugin

    After a few moments the button text changes to “Activate”. Press it again, to activate the plugin.

  7. Configure the Plugin

    Congrats! You have installed and activated the cookie consent banner now. To configure it click on “Settings” of the plugin in the plugin list. You can find the settings in “Settings > Cookie Consent Banner” in the left admin bar as well. There are a lot of options to configure the cookie banner plugin. Check out the other documentation.