Real Cookie Banner

Real Cookie Banner

Cookie Banner and Consent Management for your WordPress website – easy to be legally compliant

Obtain GDPR and ePrivacy Directive compliant consents. Find services, cookies etc. and fill all legal information in your cookie banner. More than just a cookie notice! Cookie plugin designed specifically for WordPress websites to simplify setup.

Cookie banner example
I scan your website and find used services automatically!

Features of the WordPress Cookie Plugin

Real Cookie Banner is a cookie and consent management plugin. Obtain consent to load services and set cookies for your visitors in accordance with the GDPR and ePrivacy Directive. In addition, content blockers help you to be compliant even if your theme, plugin or content loads styles, scripts or iframes that would transfer personal data. Start now with our guided-configuration and avoid legal risks!

Look for cookie template in consent management

Consent Management

You can use Real Cookie Banner to store all technical and legal information about services and cookies to obtain informed consent. You can use 100+ service templates and 60+ content blocker templates to quickly and securely provide all the information you need.

Consent to cookies via a content blocker

Content Blocker

Themes, plugins and co. usually load scripts, styles and content that transfer personal data and set cookies before you have the consent of your visitors. You usually cannot control this by yourself. Content blockers make sure that these features are only executed after you have obtained consent.

Customize cookie banner design in WordPress Customizer

Customize design

You can design the cookie banner according to your wishes. 20+ design templates and 200+ options give you the flexibility to customize the cookie banner perfectly to your needs. From colors and effects to texts, you can unleash your creativity! All changes are displayed in a live preview.

Use the checklist to set up the cookie banner

Guided configuration

After installation, the checklist will guide you through all steps to be able to set up Real Cookie Banner in a legally compliant manner. We also explain the legal basis of features and the legal consequences if you change settings. So, you can quickly and safely set up your cookie banner!

View documented consent with reproduced cookie banner at time of consent

Documentation of consents

According to the GDPR, you have to prove that a visitor has consented to cookies and processing of personal data if he or she doubts this. We document consent completely and make it possible to trace the origin of the consent afterwards. You are on the safe side even in the worst case!

Open Real Cookie Banner settings in WordPress

Native in WordPress

Real Cookie Banner is a cookie plugin specially designed for WordPress. It is fully installed in your WordPress as a native plugin. All consents are processed and stored on your server. Nothing is downloaded from a cloud in your visitor’s browser, which avoids further legal issues.

100+ Service Templates

Real Cookie Banner comes with 100+ service templates and 60+ content blocker templates. These templates save you a lot of time by giving you all the relevant legal and technical information for a service to use it in accordance with the ePrivacy Directive and GDPR. We have verified that these tools, plugins and services are compatible with the consent management of Real Cookie Banner.

Customer Opinions

Over 20,000 people have already purchased WordPress plugins from devowl.io and have given Real Cookie Banner a 4.9 out of 5.0 stars rating.

4.8 out of 5.0 stars rating

“The plugin is a comprehensive tool, which offers certainty in a confusing legal situation, but at the same time is clearly and intuitively structured, even for laymen. As a website operator, we finally feel legally on the safe side.”

Fabian Nolte, owner of Famose Filmproduktionen
have bought Real Cookie Banner

“I can highly recommend Real Cookie Banner to any WordPress website owner! The plugin combines GDPR conformity + functionality + usability = ❤️”

Josef Bichlmeier, Managing Director of Birdie Bird
have bought Real Cookie Banner

“As a blogger, I have been postponing the need for a cookie banner for a long time. It seemed to be complex. In Real Cookie Banner you can also see that it really is a complex piece of law, but the plugin leads you step by step to the goal. That really took my worries off!”

Helmut Achatz, Blogger
have bought Real Cookie Banner

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Black Sale: 50 % off in the first year // Code: BLACK21
Single
49 €per year
  • 1 Website
  • All features
  • Updates included
  • Premium support included
Professional
119 €per year
  • 5 Websites
  • All features
  • Updates included
  • Premium support included
Business
219 €per year
  • 10 Websites
  • All features
  • Updates included
  • Premium support included
Agency
299 €per year
  • 25 Websites
  • All features
  • Updates included
  • Premium support included

You manage more than 25 websites?
Get an Enterprise offer customized to your needs!

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Switch to Real Cookie Banner for 1 € in the first year.

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All prices include VAT. The sale is handled by Paddle.com Market Limited as Merchant of Record. There is no right of withdrawal for digital goods.

Try out in a sandbox

You want to try Real Cookie Banner for WordPress before buying? Take a free sandbox and play around! A sandbox is a WordPress installation with the pre-installed plugin just for you. You can do what every you want on this installation.

Developer licenses included

Each Real Cookie Banner PRO license is not only valid for the number of sites, but as well for the same number of staging environments. For example, with the STARTER plan, you can install the plugin on three productive sites and three staging/development environments.

Version without PRO

Alternatively, you can install our free version without the PRO features into your own WordPress installation. For example, design preset and most of the time-saving service templates are missing. It is available at wordpress.org.

All features of Real Cookie Banner for WordPress

Real Cookie Banner is a powerful tool for cookie and consent management on WordPress websites. We have focused on providing you with an easy-to-use cookie plugin that meet the complex legal requirements of the ePrivacy Directive and the GDPR. So, you can legally set cookies without being a lawyer.

Beginner-friendly

solution for the cookie hassle – for everyone

beginner friedly

Guided configuration

After installation, we will guide you through the setup step by step. With easy to understand explanations.

Free version available

Start at no cost and pay only when you really need additional features.

Checklist for potential legally compliant setup

A checklist shows you all the steps to be able to set up your cookie banner in a legally compliant way.

Support (Live Chat and Email)

You have questions? We are here for you. Promised!

Scan your website

Automatically search your entire website. Find used services with templates and embedded external URLs effortlessly.

Fully translated

WordPress plugin and all templates are translated in English and German.

Consent Management

we take care of compliant consents

consent management

Cookies and processing of personal data

We obtain consents for you in accordance with the ePrivacy Directive and GDPR. For more than just cookies!

Technical specifications of HTTP cookies and cookie-like information

You can store all necessary information about HTTP cookies, Local Storage, Session Storage, Flash Local Shared Object and IndexedDB.

Youth protection according to GDPR

We take care that also minors can give consents on your website according to Art. 8 GDPR. Without data protection violation!

Automatically obtain of new consents

You change something on the cookie banner? We will notify you automatically when you need to get a new consent!

100+ service and 60+ content blocker templates

We’ve already collected all the necessary technical and legal stuff for 100+ popular services, so you can avoid the hassle.

Execution of opt-in and opt-out scripts

After the consent or its revocation can be executed per service HTML/JavaScript code.

Consent for data processing in the USA

The USA is considered as a country with an insufficient level of data protection in the EU. We obtain consents so that you can still use US-services like Google Analytics.

Accepting all cookies for bots

For more visibility in search engines, bots can automatically consent and see the full content of your website.

Individual groups for services

Make it easy for your visitors to opt-in by grouping services together. Automatically suggested groups for services with templates.

Shortcodes for all settings

View history of consent and change or revoke consent. You can (and must legally) offer this with simple shortcodes anywhere on your website.

Hide cookie banner legally compliant

Imprint and privacy policy must be accessible without cookie banner. On other pages, e.g. landing pages, conversation rates increase. Works with us quite simply!

Use of “Do Not Track” header

Don’t annoy your visitors who are already signaling that they don’t want to consent. You can respect the “Do Not Track” HTTP-header.

Documentation

truly fully documented consents

documentation

Documentation of consents with revision

All services, its consents, service groups, settings and design customizations are saved. Fulfill the duty of proof according to GDPR!

Creation of consents afterwards traceable

View retrospectively how consent was obtained through an interactive visualization of the cookie banner or content blocker.

Statistics about consents

Necessarily documented information about the consents are aggregated for statistics. This allows you for example to extrapolate your data in Google Analytics.

Content Blocker

load services only with consent

content blocker

Block already integrated link, script and iframe HTML tags

Already included elements by your theme or plugins can be blocked based on the HTML tag. Works for every HTML element on initial load of your website!

Inline style splitting

Some page builders download files in inline styles for which you need consent. We split styles so that your website loads correctly while listening for consents.

URL blocking

Elements that may only be loaded after consent can be blocked based on the URL. Works also for inline scripts and retina images.

Automatic video playback after consent

If your visitor allows the loading of an external video only via a content blocker, he must start the video manually afterwards. We save him the click and start YouTube, Vimeo and more videos automatically.

Custom element blocking

You can block elements based on custom defined rule e.g. via their CSS class. With an easy to understand and flexible syntax. Not only for software developers.

Content Blocker connected with services

Each content blocker is associated with one or more services. With it, content is automatically unblocked when consent is given in the cookie banner.

Design

always fits perfectly into your website

design

Cookie banner and content blocker layout

You can customize the design of your cookie banner with more than 200 options. So, it will fit perfectly with your corporate design!

Live preview of design and text changes

All visual changes to your cookie banner will be displayed live on your website in the WordPress Customizer. Without annoying reloading!

20+ cookie banner design presets

Don’t waste your time tinkering with the design forever. Just use one of our templates. There is something for every taste!

TCF Compatibility

obtain standardized consents

tcf compatibility

TCF 2.0+ compatibility

Transparency and Consent Framework (TCF) is a standard of the European digital marketing industry association IAB Europe. It allows standardized consent to be obtained. We support the widely used standard TCF 2.0 and newer.

Configuration with user interface

TCF is mostly very technical and can be set up only with code. Not with us! You can configure all important features, vendors etc. in one interface with understandable explanations of the terms used in the standard.

Certified CMP

Real Cookie Banner is a CMP certified by IAB Europe. You can be sure that we have fully and correctly implemented all the requirements of the standard. We also proactively inform you about violations due to incorrect configuration of your cookie banner.

Special Features

made for professional users

special features

Geo-restriction

Cookie banners are not necessary for users from all countries. Internationally oriented websites can decide per country whether a cookie banner should be displayed. This way you avoid unnecessary distraction from your content!

Support for Google Tag Manager and Matomo Tag Manager

Load your tag manager in a privacy-friendly way only after consent. Then process consents directly in your tag manager as events (with fallback for visitors without consent for the tag manager).

Consent Forwarding

Forward a visitor’s consents and avoid multiple consents from a visitor on multiple websites of your company (with WordPress Multisites or multiple WordPress installations; forwarding as one-way sync or two-way sync of consents).

Technical

perfection in detail – for WordPress

technical

Support for multilingual websites

Your cookie banner also works in multilingual websites with WPML, Polylang, TranslatePress and Weglot. We have built explicit integrations for these plugins.

Automatic deletion of 1st-party cookies

In the event of an opt-out, 1st-party cookies can be automatically deleted on the client- and server-side to ensure due diligence.

Import and export

All settings and consents can be exported at any time. Use already defined settings in new websites and save time if you are an agency building many websites!

Native solution in WordPress

Real Cookie Banner is installed in your WordPress. Consents are processed and stored exclusively on your server. Nothing is downloaded from the cloud in the browser of your visitors!

Support for automatic flushing of all known page caches

After a change to the cookie banner or content blocker, we automatically clear your page cache plugin. No more problems with outdated caches!

Support for WordPress Multisites

You use a WordPress Mulisite? No problem! Real Cookie Banner also works with such a setup.

PageSpeed Insights optimized

Loading time of your website matters. Real Cookie Banner is optimized for PageSpeed Insights, Lighthouse and Web Vitals. You can achieve a PageSpeed Score of 100 with an active cookie banner.

Anti-Ad-Blocker system

Cookie banners are annoying and many people block them. We have implemented special mechanisms that make your cookie banner almost impossible to block. Because you should get your consents!

API for developers

You want to extend Real Cookie Banner? We have documented WordPress actions & filters and our REST API for you.

Developer Friendly

You are a developer and want to write an add-on for Real Cookie Banner or make your plugin compatible with our cookie plugin? We are happy to help you!

Frontend API

Our plugin is written in React, and we provide you with a JavaScript API that you can use inside a React application or with plain JavaScript.

Backend API

Our modern PHP backend offers WordPress actions & filters, an extensible PHP API and REST API endpoints.

Free Support

We like to work with other WordPress developers. If you need assistants to use our product for your code projects, just open a support ticket.

Requirements & Changelog

Real Cookie Banner is a modern and high-quality plugins. But we try our best to ensure backwards compatibility, so you can use it even if your setup is not the latest.

PHP Version 7.2 or newer     WordPress Version 5.2 or newer

Browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, Opera or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11

Real Cookie Banner is a consent management solution as a WordPress plugin that allows you to obtain consent to process personal data and set cookies in accordance with the ePrivacy Directive and the GDPR. Whether the use of the plugin leads to legally compliant data processing largely depends on whether the plugin is configured correctly for your use case. You yourself are responsible for a correct configuration of the cookie plugin. If you are unsure about legal questions, please contact your lawyer for legal advice.

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