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Posted on 2011-09-15
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Hi,

When I update a webpage, for some reason, when my client checks the updates, it does not display properly because of cache in the browser.

So, what is the way to force an update (not by F5 and Shift in browser) programmatically? What adverse affects can the method you describe have?

Thanks,

Ben
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Hi,

Use meta tags in head tag:

<META HTTP-EQUIV="CACHE-CONTROL" CONTENT="NO-CACHE" />
<META HTTP-EQUIV="PRAGMA" CONTENT="NO-CACHE" />

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or if you'd like to refresh page with JavaScript, use this:

location.reload(true);

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<META HTTP-EQUIV="CACHE-CONTROL" CONTENT="NO-CACHE" />
<META HTTP-EQUIV="PRAGMA" CONTENT="NO-CACHE" />
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by:intangiblemedia
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Thanks guys...

Whats the difference between the 2 tags?

Cheers,

Ben
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by:intangiblemedia
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Thanks guys...

Whats the difference between the 2 tags?

Cheers,

Ben
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