The Cookie Store API exposes HTTP cookies to service workers and offers an asynchronous alternative to document.cookie. This change is about exposing it to all secure contexts by including allowing local origins (127.0.0.1, localhost address, file://...).
- Align with the specification. - This allows developers to quickly experiment things locally, without the need to set up a HTTPs server.
Status in Chromium
No active development (tracking bug)
Consensus & Standardization
Last updated on 2021-04-16