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Clearing Browser Cache

Each time you visit a website, the browser caches pages to your device. This is done so that the next time you visit that page, it is faster loading.

  • FireFox 24 and newer - Crtl+Shift+Del | Select CACHE only | "Time Range to Clear" drop down box, select Everything
  • FireFox - Tools | Clear Recent History or Crtl+Shift+Del | Click the Details button, make sure Cache is checked.
  • IE 9, IE 10 and IE11 (including Edge) | press the Ctrl+Shift+Delete keys to open the Delete Browsing History window. Remove check box from Preserve Favorites website data.  Check boxes:  Temporary Internet Files and website files, Cookies and website data, Tracking Protection, ActiveX Filtering and Do Not Track. | Click the delete button when finished.  Press F12 from they keyboard, when the Developers box opens, press CTRL R (this clears the developers cache) 
  • Safari MAC/OSX - Once your browser is open, click the Safari menu | select Empty Cache
  • Chrome - Mac/OSX - Open Chrome browser | Press Command + Shift + Delete on Mac OS X on your keyboard
  • Chrome - Windows - Open Chrome browser | Press CTRL + Shift + Delete  in Windows

Flush DNS Cache

Windows computers

  1. Click Start button, type Command in the search box
  2. In the black box that opens, type:  ipconfig /flushdns and press return
  3. Type exit to close the black box