WordPress Cookie Consent Plugin Solution with Opt-In Banner 2021

WordPress Cookie Consent Plugin solution with opt-in banner according to BGH ruling May 28.05.2020, 01.12.2021 (GDPR) + December XNUMX, XNUMX (TTDSG)

WordPress Cookie Plugin for the Cookie Consent Banner, i.e. the WordPress cookie notice with the option of actively agreeing / consenting to or rejecting cookies, there are enough and are becoming more and more. However, very few of them are really “good” or even intuitive and can be configured correctly. On May 28.05.2020th, XNUMX, the BGH decided on the cookie opt-in obligation for advertising and marketing cookies! Unfortunately, most website operators and online retailers have little idea, little knowledge or even the urge to make something themselves as cheaply as possible. This is also confirmed by our observations WordPress agency with over 10 years of experience. Attention: This text and all notes are NOT legal advice and all information without guarantee!

By the way, this solution is also a Borlabs Cookie Alternative for free!

NEW and recommendation: Easy cookie solution with selection of service groups (necessary, functional, statistics, marketing, etc.)

ABSOLUTE RECOMMENDATION: Plugin Real Cookie Banner*. This is probably the best alternative to Borlabs, Cookiebot, Complianz and co.

to the cookie banner comparison*

» To the blog article with video

Simple explanation:

  • Opt-In = consent / consent of cookies
  • Opt-Out = rejection / objection
  • Consent = approval

Target state:

When a visitor comes to a website or online shop, he must be in the text within the Cookie consent banner can clearly read what cookies, systems and marketing measures are used and then he must be able to agree or reject. There is a ban on coupling, which means that I agree or reject any subscription, registration for the newsletter or similar. may bind. The website must also be usable WITHOUT consent!

Observations in practice on many pages:

  1. No cookie banner or just a notice
  2. Cookie banner only with consent option
  3. Cookie banner with multiple choices but no opt-out
  4. Most common: Cookie banners with opt-in, opt-out but still active cookies when entering the page and also after rejection

Current update on 07.08.2021

If WordPress Cookie Banner Plugin, then right!

Our offer for current cookie solution:

  • Note on the correct configuration of the cookie notice
  • CSS code for optimal display
  • Extra function with explanation for clean Opt-in for the official plugins:
    • Google Analytics Dashboard for WP by ExactMetrics (formerly GADWP)
    • Google Analytics Pro Plugin with Enhanced Ecommerce Tracking
    • NEW: MonsterInsights – Google Analytics Dashboard for WordPress (Website Stats Made Easy)
    • Facebook for WooCommerce
  • Explanation and reference links
  • Offer for paid help and setup

More information about the solution, help, support and also about our paid service? Register now and get informed:

or buy the solution directly here:

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Florian Ibe

Contact person for everything to do with WordPress Cookie Notice Consent Plugins:

Email: fi@vastcob.com

Florian Ibe

New recommendation for a cookie banner with preference/service selection:

WP Real Cookie Banner*

With the WordPress Cookie Notice Consent Plugin you can elegantly inform users about it as WordPress cookie noticethat your website uses cookies, and you can comply with the EU GDPR cookie law and the CCPA regulations as well as with the information from the video and with our service offer also the opt-in obligation from the BGH judgment of 28.05.2020 .XNUMX.


  • Customizable message
  • Redirects users to the specified page for more information
  • Same cookie expiration options
  • Link to privacy policy page
  • WordPress privacy policy page synchronization
  • Option to accept the hint while scrolling
  • Option to buy a scroll offset
  • Option to accept the notification with any page click
  • Option to deny consent
  • Option to withdraw consent
  • Option to manually block scripts
  • Option to reload the page after accepting the hint
  • Choose the position of the notification container
  • Select the location of the privacy policy link
  • Animate the container after the notification is accepted
  • Choose from 3 buttons
  • Text and bar background color Contacts
  • WPML and Polylang compatible
  • SEO friendly
  • .pot file included for translations


If you want to program a function that depends on the cookie message values, the following function:

if ( function_exists('cn_cookies_accepted') && cn_cookies_accepted() ) {
    // Your third-party non functional code here
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