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What it is?

To support publishers, technology vendors and advertisers in meeting the transparency and user consent requirements of the GDPR and ePrivacy Directive, NITSAN has designed an extension NS_Cookiebot in TYPO3 CMS to integrate one of the most popular

Key features of ns_cookiebot extension:

  • A highly customizable consent banner to handle user consents and give the users the required possibility to opt-in and -out of cookie categories.
  • A cookie policy and declaration, with purpose descriptions and automatic categorization of your cookies (strictly necessary, preference, statistics, marketing).
  • Full monthly scans to detect all tracking in place on the website as well as detection of where data is being sent to and where in the source code the cookie can be found.
  • A scanner that detects various online trackers such as Cookies, HTML5 Local Storage, Flash Local Shared Object, Silverlight Isolated Storage, IndexedDB, ultrasound beacons, pixel tags etc.
  • An easy way to allow the users to change or withdraw their consent.
  • Translations for 44 languages and the ability to change the text on the banner and declaration for any language.
  • Storage of user-consents in our cloud-driven environment, which are downloadable and can be used as proof.
  • Execution of cookie-setting scripts without a page reload, if the user gives consent.

What does it do?

NS_CookieBot facilitates the website holder by displaying a cookie statement bar at every page of the website till the visitor accepts it.

Installing CookieBot on a TYPO3 site is now made very easy. You do not need to change the source code of your template, cookie statements can be quickly and easily placed on your site.

1. Front-end view after plug-in installation

Ns_cookiebot Front-end

2. Overview of extension

Extension Key:ns_cookiebot
Extension URL:

3. Back-end view after plug-in installation

3.1 Get the extension via composer

Using the command line

composer req nitsan/ns-cookiebot

3.2 Get the extension

Step 1: Switch to the module “Extension Manager”.

Step 2: Get the extension

  • Get it from the Extension Manager: Press the “Retrieve/Update” button and search for the extension key 'ns_cookiebot' and import the extension from the repository.

  • Get it from You can always get the current version from by downloading either the t3x or zip version. Upload the file afterward in the Extension Manager.

Step 3: Install the extension

Ns_cookiebot Installed Extensions

3.3 Activate the TypoScript

The extension ships some static TypoScript code which needs to be included.

Step 1: Go to Template Module.

Step 2: Switch to the Root page.

Step 3: Select Info/Modify option from the drop-down.

Step 4: Click on Edit the whole template record button.

Ns_cookiebot Template tools

Step 5: Switch to Includes tab and add [NITSAN] Cookiebot (ns_cookiebot) extension to Selected Items list in Include static (from extensions) section

Ns_cookiebot Template tools

3.4 Configuration

How to get Domain Group ID?

Step 1: Go to and Login.

Step 2: Navigate to Domain Tab. Add Domain by clicking on “+” button.

Cookiebot Domain Group ID

Step 3: Navigate to Dialog tab. Set Template of cookiebar. You can also configure other settings like Method, Page scroll, Type, Checkboxes default mode, etc.

Cookiebot Domain Group ID configuration

Step 4: Go to the Content tab. Set the content to display in Cookies introduction text for all selected Cookies categories.

Cookiebot Domain Group ID configuration2

Step 5: Switch to Your scripts tab. There you would find the Domain Group ID for your domain.

Cookiebot Domain Group ID configuration3

Step 6: Set this Domain Group ID at TYPO3 constant editor, Check below screenshot.

Cookiebot Domain Template tool

4. Cache clearing

In case you encounter any issues or not working, then please use the buttons ‘Flush frontend caches’ and ‘Flush general caches’ from the top panel. The ‘Clear cache’ function of the install tool will also work perfectly.

5. Support

Feedback & Suggestions

Just download & try our ns_cookiebot extension. You can write down your feedback/suggestion/comments to below comment box and help us to do better!

Sanjay Chauhan - TYPO3 Technopreneur

A young technology enthusiast and entrepreneur. At 24, he co-founded NITSAN – a TYPO3 Agency in Bhavnagar, India. He is sought-after marketing face of NITSAN, is accredited with the management of customer-service teams, collaborations with agencies and clients, projects executions, and more. A tech guy in every sense of the word, Sanjay is the real TYPO3 Guru at NITSAN.

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