How do I clear my browser's cache?

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I keep seeing older files on my website after I publish. When talking to someone they told me I need to clear the cache and temporary internet files within my browser. How do I clear my browser's cache?

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Hi,


If you've recently published and are seeing things like old text and images on your website, you may need to clear your Internet browser's history. Your browser keeps a cache or temporary memory of sites you've visited to speed up loading times. This means you might see a previous version of your site if you've just published.


Instructions are provided below for clearing the cache of different browsers, depending on what you use.


Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher


  1. Hold down the Ctrl, Shift, and Delete keys at the same time.



  2. In the Delete Browsing History window, make sure Temporary Internet files, Cookies, and History are checked. Make sure Preserve Favorites website data is unchecked.






  3. Click Delete.



  4. Close and re-open Internet Explorer.


Firefox


  1. Hold down the Ctrl, Shift, and Delete keys at the same time.



  2. In the Clear All History window, for the Time range to clear: box, click the down arrow and choose Everything.



  3. Make sure Browsing & Download History, Cookies, and Cache are checked.






  4. Click Clear Now.



  5. Close and re-open Firefox.


Chrome


  1. Hold down the Ctrl, Shift, and Delete keys at the same time.



  2. In the Clear Browsing Data window, for the Obliterate the following items from: box, click the down arrow and choose the beginning of time.






  3. Make sure Clear browsing history, Empty the cache, and Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data are checked.



  4. Click Clear Browsing Data.



  5. Close and re-open Chrome.


Safari


  1. In the upper right hand corner, click the Settings icon. Click Reset Safari....






  2. Make sure Clear history, Remove all webpage preview images, Close all Safari windows, and Remove all website data are checked.






  3. Click Reset.



  4. Close and re-open Safari.



Hope this helps!


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I am not all right with this and need help asap here is message I am getting for hours now.... I have a team of people helping me today..
You have experienced an unexpected server error. We are working to resolve this problem as quickly as possible. Please try again later.

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HI Corey -

Sorry about the message you're getting! Normally clearing your cache should resolve it. If you continue to have problems, please let me know!

-Aubrey
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When I type into a page there is a great deal of hesitation - and the typing stalls. I am a relatively fast typist, and this is extremely annoying. Is there some kind of upgrade to the system that will correct this?

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I AM!! Very exhausted too. I can only type one letter at a time with about a 3 second pause between letters

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I AM HAVING A PROBLEM TYPING WHILE TRYING TO BUILD MY WEBSITE I CAN ONLY TYPE ONE LETTER AT A TIME WITH A 3 SECOND PAUSE BETWEEN LETTERS.
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Here is another quick way to clear your browsers cache. Some of you may find this quicker and easier. https://community.homestead.com/homes...

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