View Full Version : How to make Chrome reload and not use a cached page?

03-04-2017, 03:00 PM
I am in the process of updating our community website. That includes uploading a large number of files and providing links to them. Occasionally I have to revise a file, then reload it with the same file name. When I do this, Chrome insists on displaying the old file rather than the updated one - presumably because it has it cached and doesn't realize the content has changed.

How do I force Chrome to always reload the webpage rather than using a cached version? I know the new file is linked correctly because if I look at the page from Firefox the latest version of the file is displayed.

03-04-2017, 03:23 PM
Shift F5 does that I think, in most browsers.

Edit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Bypass_your_cache

03-04-2017, 04:39 PM
Shift F5 does that I think, in most browsers.

Edit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Bypass_your_cacheI thought I'd tried that and it wasn't working. Now I've realized it is not the page that contains the link you have to refresh but the actual PDF when it displays - d'oh!

Thanks for the tip.

04-04-2017, 12:12 PM
Yeah Shift F5, or I usually do Ctrl + Shift + R, coz my hand doesn't have to move quite so far and I'm lazy ;)