At times, you may feel the need to delete or clear the Cookies & Site Data for a specific website only – and not the entire Browsing History – especially if you face errors like 400 Bad Request. We have already seen how to Clear Cookies, Site Data & Cache for a particular domain in Internet Explorer. Now let us see how to do it in Chrome and Firefox browsers.
Normally, we simply the entire Cookie cache of that browser. This will mean that, when you exercise this option, you will be clearing all the Cookies. But if you don’t do this, you will have to clear the Cookie for that particular domain only.
Clear Cookies & Site Data for specific website in Chrome
Open your Google Chrome browser and then open its Settings. Scroll down till you see Advanced. Click on it. Scroll down till you see Privacy & Security.
Now click on the Content settings button. You will see a new panel pop-up with settings for Cookies right on the top. Click on Cookies.
You will see an item See all cookies and site data. Click on it to open the following panel.
Here you can search for the domain and remove its Cookies & site data by clicking on the Bin icon.
If you click on the arrow icon against the Cookie, the following panel will open.
Here you will be able to see the details of the locally stored data, as well as delete it.
There is another way. When a web page is open, click on the padlock icon to open a flyer and then select Cookies.
You will then see the Cookies in use, and you will be able to delete them.
Delete Cookies & Site Data for specific domain in Firefox
Open your Mozilla Firefox web browser and then open its Options. Select Privacy & Security next. Here under Cookies and Site Data press the Manage Data button to open the following panel.
Here you will be able to remove selected or all Cookies and Site Data. Search for the domain, select the Cookies you want to delete and then remove those Cookies.
There is another way. When a web page is open, click on the ‘i’ icon to open a flyer.
Select Clear Cookies and Site Data to open the following panel.
Clicking on OK will delete the site data for that site.
If you are an Internet Explorer user, see this post: Delete Temporary Internet Files & Cookies for a particular domain.
If you are a Microsoft Edge user, then this browser does not let you delete cache for particular websites. You will have to delete the entire Browsing History & Cache.