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How do I remove cookie notifications?

Cookie notifications can appear in many screenshots however there are four main techniques that can be used to try to avoid them.

Hide the notification with cookies

Use the developer tools of your browser to see if there is a cookie added when a cookie notification is accepted. If there is add this to GrabzIt, this will then be used for all the future screenshots, suppressing the notification. Alternatively enable the user cookie behavior mode, which will automatically record all of the permanent browser cookies that are encountered during a capture.

Hide the HTML element

Another technique is to hide the unwanted page elements. To do this you need to find CSS selectors of the cookie notification element and then pass this to GrabzIt.

Create the capture from a non-EU country

The next option is to set the country parameter to the US, as this law is only relevant to the EU some websites won't show the notification if you take the screenshot from the United States.

Use a search engine user agent

Finally you can try setting the requestAs parameter to search engine. As some websites will not show cookie notifications if it thinks it's a search engine that is viewing the site.

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