Getting Started

Chapter 3:

Complete Website Scanning

Welcome to CookieYes! This guide will walk you through how you can complete your website scanning to finish implementing a cookie banner on your website.

After you have completed the steps above, head to the CookieYes Dashboard. You will see an email verification alert on the top of your Dashboard.

verify email notification on cookieyes app

Step 1. Verify your email address

Go to your email inbox, open the email from CookieYes and click on the link. Your email will be verified and you will be redirected to your CookieYes account. 

Note: If you did not receive a verification email, then click on Resend Verification Email on the alert banner. You will receive the verification email from CookieYes. Please check the Spam folder if you don’t find it in your inbox. 

Step 2. Scan your website

On the CookieYes Dashboard, click on the Scan website for cookies button on the top-right to complete your website scanning.

scan cookies

You have successfully initiated your first scan! 

Note: It may take a few minutes to a few hours to complete the scanning of your website. This depends on the number of pages to scan and the website speed.

Step 3. Check scan results

Once the scanning is complete, your cookie banner will be auto-updated with all the list of cookies detected. You can also see the scan results on your CookieYes Dashboard. 

cookie scan history on cookieyes app

Head to Cookie Manager from the left panel of your Dashboard. Select Scan History and you can see an overview of the results of the scan you initiated. To see the detailed scan result, click on <eye icon> against the scan result.

Scheduled scanning

You can fully automate your website scanning in monthly intervals. From your Dashboard, head to Site Settings and then choose the options in Schedule cookie scan. You can choose Monthly and set the Day and Time for your scans. This feature is available on Basic, Pro and Ultimate plan.

Scan behind login

CookieYes can scan cookies behind login. This feature is available to Ultimate plan users, on request. Reach out to support@cookieyes.com to access this feature.

Once you have completed website scanning, you can start using any of CookieYes features and integrations. 

  • Head to Customizations to explore more banner styling and language options.
  • Check out Features to add consent management features and integrations.