|Determines whether to set a cookie when a user is autoblocked. Doing so means that a blocked user, even after logging out and moving to a new IP address, will still be blocked.
|Introduced in version:||1.29.0 ( )|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
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The cookie that is set will expire when the block expires or after
, whichever is shorter (the latter defaults to 30 days). This means that cookies for infinite blocks will also expire at this shorter time.
The cookie is named 'BlockID', prefixed with
. It's value is just the hashed block ID and no other data.
For users with LocalStorage support, a matching entry is created in LocalStorage. In case the cookie is deleted, it will be recreated from this (at the time when the user opens the page-editing form).