Jquery ui cookies tab lost after form submit

I had a form on a tabbed interface and would lose the selected tab after the page reloaded. I found the issue was caused by the different URL that appeared after the form submission. Jquery cookies took this as a different page, so it would not load the last tab. The solution is to specify a common path such as ‘/’ when setting the cookie so it can be read again.

$( "#tabs" ).tabs({
	cookie: {
		expires: 1,
		path: '/'

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