In your Google Trusted Store set-up, there is a process where you need to use a special link to validate your GTS badge.

You find this special link in the popup after the blue “Test” button where you see your store listed. Here, you see a panel called “Browsers to test” and an instruction to “Copy and paste this URL into your browser window”

Once you do this, you’ll see a beige bar like so:


This lets you preview your GTS integration so they can certify your website in their program. Annoyingly, this bar appears not to go away by itself, nor can I find a way to disable it in GTS.

To remove it, you must remove the cookies in your browser associated with


In Chrome, go to Advanced > Content Settings > All Cookies and Data and search for the specific domains above.

Then delete those cookies completely from your browser.

By Jason

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