I never heard of Horace until @YQMaoski recommended it recently, looking forward to that one.
Me either. Thanks, Geeky.
Thanks for the share. ^^
Epic’s cookie size is out of this world…give it a year and it’ll probably be a full gigabyte…you’ll need external storage just for site settings…
800kb for me, you sure everything is normal there?
Just deleted an 83MB cookie for Epic…
Good thing I just load off the exe files of the games hahahahaha
But seriously I wonder why that amount of cookies stored is necessary. Hmmmm…
Just visiting the Epic store pages gave me those cookies so you have them too…haven’t used the launcher for ages.
yea that doesn’t seem normal
my entire cookie “collection” is only like 4.4MB
Epic’s website is very benign. Cookie size is ‘normal’. Has never once had any trackers or anything that I would flag as dodgy. Is it the Yellow Peril again?
Is that just cookies though? Or pre-saved site data? like images and such?
indeed, it says site data, not just cookies.
I’m ignorant of the finer details but wouldn’t that be the same for everyone (i’ve visited maybe 3 or 4 pages on the site) and aren’t cookie sizes displayed here different from cached data?
not necessarily, maybe you visited pages with game trailers etc. and maybe some of the trailers were saved in-browser
I don’t know exactly myself how all that works, but i know that sometimes my 3-year-old can watch certain youtube videos he watched online before on my wife’s phone (without them having been downloaded) while our internet has gone out (and mobile data turned off as well), so it seems certain browsers etc. save lots of images and sometimes even video.
For example, when my internet goes off and i refresh my youtube in-browser, all the thumbnails still load and even the preview thingy still works, which means my browser stored all that data when the page loaded initially. That’s a lot of data…
I actually don’t know too much about the details here either. Is there any way for you to delete your cookies and not other site data? That you way you can see how much data is stored aside from the cookies.
That data includes localStorage and cookies, but not cached files.
In Firefox, you can get details of the data by using the Storage Inspector (Shift+F9, or Menu > Web Developer > Storage Inspector, or F12 to bring up the developer tools and click the Storage tab). You can delete individual pieces of data from this interface as well.
Unfortunately, for the Epic data to show up, you’d have to do this on Epic’s site, there doesn’t seem to be a way in FF to view the data for arbitrary sites.