Your web browser stores basic assets (images, layout, etc) in the cache to speed up load times and reduce bandwidth usage. This is a good thing for day to day browsing, but can cause issues if you are working on your site or trying to change something. Clearing the cache forces a fresh copy of the site to be downloaded, allowing you to see recent changes.
For more information on how caching works, please see thisWikipediaarticle.
Each browser has different steps for clearing the cache. Please click on the link for the browser you use for directions on how to clear your cache.
Internet Explorer Chrome FireFox Safari Opera
1) Click the Gear icon located in the top right corner of the window
2) SelectInternet optionsfrom the drop-down menu
3) Click theDeletebutton located in theBrowsing Historysection on theGeneraltab
4) Uncheck all options expect Temporary Internet Files
5) Click the Delete button
1) Click the Menu button in the top-right corner of the screen (a wrench in older versions of Chrome and 3 horizontal lines in newer versions of Chrome).
2) Click Settings
3) Click Show advanced settings
4) Click the Clear browsing data button
5) Select“The Beginning of Time” and “Cached Images and Files” options
6) Click Clear browsing data
1) Click the Firefox Menu
2) ClickOptionsfrom theOptionsmenu
3) Go to thePrivacytab
4) Click theclear your recent historylink
5) SelectEverythingfrom the time range drop-down then selectCachefrom the details section
6) Click theClear Nowbutton
1) Click theSafarimenu
2) ClickReset Safari
3) CheckRemove all website data
4) Click the Resetbutton
1) Click the Opera menu located in the top-left corner of the screen.
2) ClickDelete Private Datalocated in theSettings drop-down menu.