Web Browser - Cache

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1 - About

The browser cache level of the HTTP cache.

For general HTTP cache mechanism, see HTTP - Cache (Cache-Control Header, Bursting, ...)

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3 - Management

3.1 - Check that the request comes from the browser cache

When a HTTP request is served from the local browser cache, the request has a 304 - not modified status.

3.2 - Clear the Browser Cache

3.2.1 - Chrome

3.2.2 - Firefox

  • Menu > Options > Options

For one page:

  • Shortcut: Reload: F5 or Ctrl + R
  • Reload (override cache): Ctrl + F5 or Ctrl + Shift + R

3.2.3 - Internet Explorer

  • Menu > Tools > Preferences

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