Are you ready for the fourth of February? If you don’t know what this date means, you’ve come to the right place. If you know but still look for help, you will find it below. In this article, we explore a new Chrome update and its impact on the entire Internet, e-commerce, and Magento. In an attempt to make the most popular browser faster and more secure and customer experience more private, Google changes the default way of how cookies are treated.
The new improvement is already dubbed the SameSite update. It affects everyone, from website owners to visitors. The update forces you, as a Magento merchant, to explicitly label third-party cookies. If you do not do that, cookies won’t work correctly in the Chrome browser. And as we all know, it is the most popular application people use to interact with the Internet. However, it doesn’t mean that users, who rely on other browsers, won’t be affected. Google sets a new trend so that other companies will join it soon. Let’s explore the update itself and then proceed to our tiny Magento 2 SameSite cookie guide. Continue Reading