Real Cookie Banner

Real Cookie Banner

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Real Cookie Banner is a cookie and consent management plugin designed to be an easy-to-use, powerful solution. All the features of our plugin are based on the legal texts in order to provide a solution that complies with the legal requirements of the GDPR and ePrivacy Directive. Compare us with alternative plugins!

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Real Cookie Banner Borlabs Cookie Complianz Cookiebot
Yearly price (starts from; per site) 49 39 39 108
Free version available Yes No Yes Parthly
only for small sites
Cookie & Consent Management
Service (cookie) templates Yes
100+ templates
Yes
25+ templates
Parthly
25+ templates; best results if the cloud service is activated
Parthly
visible after site scan
Individual service groups Yes Yes Parthly
only if you use Google Tag manager
No
predefined groups
Consent possible per service Yes Yes No Yes
Technical specifications of HTTP cookies and cookie-like information Yes Parthly
one complete technical cookie definition per service
Yes Yes
Execution of opt-in and opt-out HTML/JavaScript code Yes Yes Parthly
one script for all services
Parthly
you have to code this feature by yourself
Automatic deletion of 1st-party cookies in case of opt-out Yes Yes Parthly
for predefined cookie list
Parthly
client-side
Hiding of cookie banner in the privacy policy and imprint page Yes Yes Yes Yes
Accepting all services for bots Yes Yes No Yes
Use of “Do Not Track” header Yes Yes Yes Yes
Age notice to comply with GDPR youth protection regulations Yes No No No
Obtaining consent for data processing in the USA Yes No No No
Geo-restriction to show cookie banner only if necessary Yes No Parthly
restrictable to EU only
Yes
Scanner
Automatic check of all subpages for used services Yes
each page indexed in sitemap
No No Yes
each page indexed in sitemap
Detection of external services (with and without template) Yes
based on HTML markup
No Parthly
based on first-party cookies in browser of administrator
Parthly
technical cookies not always automatically associated with a service
Detection of known WordPress plugins Yes No Yes No
Content Blocker
Content Blocker templates for popular services/plugins Yes
60+ templates
Yes
7+ templates
Yes
16+ templates
No
Block already integrated link, inline style, (inline) script and iframe HTML tags until the consent of the visitor Yes Yes Parthly
works for 16 predefined services
Parthly
client-side for known or manually marked services
URL blocking to block entire elements using a URL Yes Yes Parthly
always unblocks when opt-in for marketing services
No
Programmatic custom element blocking for blocking entire elements Yes No No Yes
Splitting of inline styles to block individual CSS selectors Yes No No No
Automatic video playback after consent via content blocker Yes
for YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion and Loom videos
No No No
Design customization
Cookie banner design presets Yes
20+ design presets
No No No
Customizable design of cookie banner Yes
200+ design settings
Yes
85+ design settings
Yes
45+ design settings
Parthly
8 design options
Live preview of design changes Yes No Parthly
if TCF support disabled
No
Transparency & Consent Framework (TCF)
TCF v2.0 or newer support Yes No Yes Yes
Vendors can be selected from GVL Yes No No
all vendors that use least one selected purpose or feature
Parthly
manual lookup in vendor-list.json
Publisher restrictions can be applied to vendors Yes No No Parthly
manual lookup in vendor-list.json
Stacks for user-friendly visualization Yes No No No
Individual selection for visitors integrated in cookie banner Yes No No
visitor must switch to cookie policy
Yes
Proactive notice of design violations (e.g. contrast too low) Yes No No No
Content blocker for content/scripts from vendors without consent Yes No No No
Consents and documentation
Documentation of consents Yes Parthly
without design settings and list of all cookies
Yes Parthly
without design settings
Creation of consents afterwards traceable through interactive visualization Yes No No No
Proactive obtain new consents after changing the content or behavior of the cookie banner Yes Parthly
manually to trigger
 Parthly
on adding new service, but not on changing e.g. texts
Parthly
when adding new services, but not when changing texts
Statistics about visitor consents Yes
three statistics with dynamic time range
Parthly
statistic without date choice
No Yes
one opt-in chart
Shortcodes/Scripts for viewing the history of consent, changing and revoking consent Yes Yes Yes Yes
Technical solution
Native solution in WordPress Yes Yes Yes No
Cloud service loaded as external script
Anti-Ad-Blocker system to get consents from users with aggressive Ad-Blocker Yes No No No
Import and export settings Yes Yes Yes No
Export of collected consents Yes No Yes Yes
Support for Google Tag Manager (GTM) and Matomo Tag Manager (MTM) that loads tag manager only after consent Yes No
according to the documentation, GTM should also be loaded without consent
No
GTM loads before user consent
No
GTM loads before user consent
Support for multilingual websites with WPML and Polylang Yes
with cookie/service synchronization between languages
Yes Yes No
Support for multilingual websites with TranslatePress (advanced integration) Yes No Yes No
Support for multilingual websites with Weglot (advanced integration) Yes
with machine translations
No No No
Support for WordPress Multisites Yes Yes Yes Parthly
with limitations of options
Consent Forwarding to avoid multiple consents of a visitor on multiple sites of an organization Yes
one-way and two-way sync
Parthly Parthly
Consents shared via cookie, but without e.g. documentation of consent
Parthly
within one subscription
Support for automatic emptying of all known page caches after a change to the cookie banner Yes
for 14 page-cache plugins
Yes
for 5 page-cache plugins
No Yes
for 2 page-cache plugins
Compatible WordPress version 5.2 or newer unknown 4.9 or newer 4.4 or newer

The comparison was made in May 2021 and was updated in September 2021 on the basis of the following versions of the WordPress Plugins: Real Cookie Banner v2.7.0, Borlabs Cookie v2.2.24, Complianz v5.0.3, Cookiebot v3.10.1

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