Clearing Browser Cache

February 28, 2023

The browser cache is a temporary storage location on your computer for files downloaded by your browser. This cache reduces bandwidth usage on both the user and server side and allows pages to load faster. Sometimes, cached versions of a website can cause the site to load partially or break it’s page layout.

From time to time it may be necessary for visitors to clear their browser cache. To insure that you are seeing the most current version of our site you should clear your cache and here is how to do so on various browsers.

In Chrome

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top-right, click More –the ellipses just below the close window or X button.
  3. Click More tools.
  4. Click on Clear browsing data.
  5. Choose a time period from the Time range drop down field at the top of the dialog box.
    1. To delete everything, select All time.
  6. Check ‘Cached images and files’, tick the boxes.
  7. Click Clear data.

In all other browsers

Force a manual refresh by traveling to the stale page (the page that you suspect is cached) and doing one of the following operations.

  1. Hold down Ctrl and click the Reload button or
  2. Hold down Ctrl and click F5 or
  3. Hold down Ctrl + Shift and click R.