Sketching an asynchronous JavaScript cookies API for documents and workers
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Cookie Store API

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This repository documents an API for accessing HTTP cookies asynchronously from Document and Service Worker global contexts.

The API has a test suite in the Web Platform Tests project.


This API is inspired by and loosely based on the following discussions.

cookie change events is a concurrently developed API proposal that also addresses the synchronous nature of document.cookie.

The Cookie Store API has also been discussed in the following places.

The best resource for understanding the deep technical aspects of cookies is the most recent draft of RFC 6265bis.

This API aims to replace document.cookie and navigator.cookieEnabled.

This API is also known as the Async Cookies API.