Originally written
September 29, 2016
April 30, 2020

WPML stores only those cookies that are important for it to function properly.

As a default, WPML does not set cookies for visitors who are not logged in.

For logged-in users, it only sets cookies to identify their current language and the last visited language.

List of WPML Cookies:

The following is the list of all cookies stored by WPML:

  • wp-wpml_current_language – Stores the current language. By default, this cookie is set only for logged-in users. If you enable the language cookie to support AJAX filtering, this cookie will also be set for users who are not logged in.
  • wp-wpml_current_admin_language_{hash} – Stores the current WordPress administration area language.
  • _icl_visitor_lang_js – Stores the redirected language.
  • wpml_browser_redirect_test – Tests if cookies are enabled.


Read our Privacy Policy and GDPR Compliance page for more information about the cookies we use on wpml.org and how we handle and protect your data.