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Tutorial How to clear your browser's cache

instructions on clearing the web browser cache for 5 different browsers

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    Some website data (like images) is cached when you access a website from your web browser so that you don't have to retrieve it again upon additional page views. Sometimes though you want to see changes made to a site (like DNS changes, or modifying images/text) which means you'd need to clear the browser's cache.

    All examples below with the exception of Internet Explorer were completed using MacOS High Sierra

    Chrome
    1. From Chrome you'll go to the top left-hand side of the tab and click the 3 dots as pictured below then click "Settings":

    2_chrome_settings.png
    3. Next scroll to the bottom of the page and Click "Advanced"


    2advanced.png


    4. Next scroll down to the end of the "Privacy and security" section and select "Clear browsing data"

    3clear_browsing_data.png
    5. Finally select the items you want to clear and select "Clear"

    4select_data_to_clear.png

    Opera

    1. For Opera just go to the top left of the screen and click Opera and "Clear Browsing Data"
    1_opera_preferences.png

    2. Then select the check boxes next to data you want to clear and click "Clear Browsing Data"

    2_opera_clear_browsing_data.png

    Safari

    1. In the top left hand corner of the screen click "Safari" then "Clear History"

    1_safari_clear.png

    2. When prompted and after determining how far back you would like to clear click "Clear History"
    2_safari_clear.png

    Firefox

    1. From the top right hand corner of the Browser window click the 3 horizontal lines -> Preferences

    1_ff_preferences.png

    2. Next click Privacy & Security:

    2_ff_Privacy.png

    3. Then "Clear History"
    3_ff_clear_history.png

    4. Finally select the specific data you'd like to clear and how far back you'd like to go and click "Clear Now"
    4_ff_select_data_to_clear.png

    Internet Explorer

    1. Click the gear on the top right hand side of the screen -> Internet Options
    1_exp_Int_opts.png

    2. Next, find the Browsing History section and select "Delete"

    2_exp_delete.png

    3. Select what you'd like to delete and click "Delete"

    3_exp_delete_all.png

    Contributed By: @cPanelLauren
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