Forcing the expiration of HTML page

I have a static pageA.htm and pageB.htm .  From pageA I link to pageB .  Suppose I am currently at pageB in the browser, then I modify pageB in NotePad, than in the web browser I link to pageA, and from there link to pageB.  PageB will not show the  modification I just made to it in NotePad.  If I click the Reload button in the browser however, pageB will update itself.  I guess this because of the cache in the memory of the browser.  How can I force an expiry from cache within the html code in pageB.htm ?
matalaAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

sybeCommented:
put this in the <HEAD> of pageB
<meta http-equiv="Expires" content="January 1, 1970 00:00:00 GMT">

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
matalaAuthor Commented:
Upon your answer, I put the following in pageB:
<HTML>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Expires" content="January 1, 1970 00:00:00 GMT">
<title>pageB</title>
</head>

That did not do it.  Here is a piece of info that might be relevant to this problem:
PageA links to pageC.  PageC contains a frameset: frame1 display a static web page; frame2 displays pageB.htm (the one where I put your <meta> suggestion).  When that did not solve the problem, I also added the same <meta> in the <head> of pageC (the one that contains the frameset).  That did not do it either. Help!
sybeCommented:
Hmmm, what browser do you use ? it should work..

Maybe it's necessary to write it in uppercase:

<META HTTP-EQUIV="Expires" CONTENT="Mon, 06 Jan 1990 00:00:01 GMT">

For Internet Explorer should work:

<META HTTP-EQUIV="Pragma" CONTENT="No-cache">

It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
HTML

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.