On some sites you need to clear cookies for various reasons – for instance, on some sites an overlay appears on your first visit to the page, then sets a cookie so the overlay won’t appear again. If you need to debug the overlay then the quick way to get it to appear again is to delete the cookie.

Clearing all the cookies from the browser can take a long time, but if you’re using Chrome there’s a quicker way to remove specific cookies:

  1. Open Dev tools on the page from which you want to remove cookies (F12).
  2. Switch to the ‘Resources’ tab.
  3. 'Cookies' on the left-hand nav lists the cookies set on the current domain. From this list you can delete individual cookies or the whole lot in one go, without affecting cookies set by other sites.