at least 10 of my customers emailed me that they received an error message when trying to checkout and that they cannot continue with the checkout even after reloading the page multiple times.
The error message:
"Something went wrong.
Checkout session is gone: Checkout session is gone"
Does anyone know why this is and how to fix it?
I have seen that someone has asked about this problem before and someone wrote that the problem could be due to PayPal.
However, I do not use PayPal in my shop. So the problem must be elsewhere.
the problem has nothing to do with the app GDPR Legal Cookie. The checkout cookie is an HttpOnly cookie and can only be set and or changed on the server side.
The error occurs when the said cookie is already in use, since the cookie can't be affected externally, the problem can only come from Shopify server side.
As already written by MrFred on page 2, the error occurs even without the app....
This is not a solution either...we will contact Shopify on a technical level and bring the problem to their attention.
Today we got a message about the problem, too.
Really disappointed that it's not clear already what causes the issue.
I though the closed checkout system made it kinda bulletproof...
I deleted the app GDPR Legal Cookie by beeclecer and now my customer don't get the error.
The support from beecelcer didn't answer my email from about 4 days ago.
I am now searching for an other cookie app with popup.
does anyone have a recommendation?
I would say it is highly unlikely that it's the plugin. Makes no sense and i could not reproduce the error page anywhere. Besides that it's the only compliant plugin out there. A statement from shopify would be good regardless to find possible solutions in the future.
Does any of you know, if your customers clicked on accept all cookies or just the essential cookies in the cookie popup? At this moment I can't seem to reproduce the bug and I was wondering if its depending on the cookie settings....
Also I heard, that this problem didn't occur before the 14th of April and may have to do with the downtime of shopify on that day?!....
I think neither the theme is causing the issues (we're using debut) nor the redirection from instagram to the shop (we don't use instagram).
But it must have something to do with BeeClever. The coincidence that we all use the same cookie tool would be too big in my opinion. We tried to contact BeeClever's support 6 days ago, but have not yet received a response. The Shopify Support also didn't respond.
We also noticed that the problem only occured a few weeks ago (before that everything worked fine) ... Maybe it's really due to an update from BeeClever or Shopify ?! 😕
I just had the Error in my own Browser again... although I don't know how to trigger it.
Anyhow: again: by changing cookie settings to "only essential" and back to "accept all" fixed the issue in that browser session.
Maybe someone can confirm that this fixes the session?!
I was wondering: Are you guys shopify plus? We are plus customers and it seems that we don't face this problem....
@minc Did your problem occur before the 14th of April or onnly after? As I said, I think it has something to do with customers, which went to your shop on the 14th of April...maybe in combination with the gdpr banner.
What is the name of the URL, when you get this error?
first time a customer came up with this error message: last week
first time seen in my browser: mid last week
second time in my browser: today
Both times I was logged in as admin in the same browser and could fix it like mentioned.
URL: will check next time I see it
i am Matteo from the gdpr legal cookie team.
We investigated the problem you all have with the checkout session. On 14. of April shopify changed something in the checkout and all sessions from this day are the reason for this problem. It has nothing to do with the cookie App. For more Informations we will inform all customers in the next days. It helps, when cache will deleted for having a new session.
Matteo - Team Support
Hi Matteo from @GDPRteam
thanks for your comment.
Could you explain a little bit more how to come to this conclusion?
How do you explain that I've seen the same error twice in the same browser? The first glitch could have been a session from 14/4 but what about the second?
We would like to take a stand here once again.
We have investigated this problem in several stores, including stores that do not use our app. We found the error there as well. This alone suggests that our app is not responsible.
In addition, we can trace the error back to an outage on the part of Shopify on April 14, which invalidates some sessions in the EMEA area. These sessions are valid for different lengths of time and as long as this session is valid, there will be an error in the cart and around checkout.
Another reason why our app cannot be responsible is the fact that we have no influence on which sessions are set. In the app, only known cookies can be defined as essential. If known cookies change, our software can only do one thing, block them.
We recommend deleting the cache, the support at firstname.lastname@example.org can help, but unfortunately we have an increased traffic there, because many new customers want to use the app.
he reason is that your new banner does nothing but be a banner, but then it is nothing legally compliant and if it does block cookies, it is only because it does not know the sessins of April 14.
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