How To Clear Cache For Specific Site

How To Clear Cache For Specific Site

Google Chrome (or any other browser) saves certain data while browsing the website to speed up the loading time of web pages in what is known as the cache. This is a beneficial mechanism by default that saves both time and bandwidth, but it is not without issues.

Cache can prevent you from viewing the most recent changes made to the website since parts of the old website are still saved in your browser’s cache, this can impact anybody from the average user to web developers/designers.

Clearing your cache isn’t harmful, so if your experience any issues with a website displaying elements incorrectly and don’t want to clear your whole cache, you should consider following the steps below to clear the cache only on a certain website

On Chrome:

  1. Once The Page Is Loaded Enter “Developer tools”
  2. Then right-click on the “Reload Button” and select “Empty Cache and Hard Reload”
  3. Done
1. Once The Page Is Loaded Enter “Developer tools”
(Right-Click > Inspect) or (Menu > More Tools > Developer Tools)
Once “Developer tools” Has Been Opened It Should Look Something Like This
Then right-click on the “Reload Button” and select “Empty Cache and Hard Reload”
Done

Clear Cache For Specific Site On Firefox

As of now, it is not possible to clear the cache on a specific site, but you can bypass cache using either:

  • Ctrl+Shift+r
  • Ctrl+F5
  • Shift+click the reload button on the toolbar

On Mac OS X, use one of the following:

Hold both the  Cmd and Shift keys and then press R.

Hold the  Shift key and click the Reload button on the navigation toolbar.

Clear Cache For Specific Site On Safari

As said above, it is not possible to clear the cache on a specific site for safari, but you can bypass cache using either:

  • Ctrl+F5
  • Shift+click the reload button on the toolbar

Clear Cache For Specific Site On Opera

For Opera, it is not possible to clear cache for a certain website, although you can bypass cache by using:

(Make Sure Your Opera Is Version 11.62 or above)

  • Ctrl+Shift+r
  • Ctrl+F5
  • Shift+click the reload button on the toolbar

On Mac OS X, use one of the following:

Hold both the  Cmd and ⇧ Shift keys and then press R.

Hold the ⇧ Shift key and click the Reload button on the navigation toolbar.

Clear Cache For Specific Site On Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer is pretty outdated, so you would not expect an option to clear the cache only for a specific site although you can bypass the cache, which pretty much does the same thing, using one of these options:

  • Hold the Ctrl key and press the F5 key.
  • Hold the Ctrl key and click the “Refresh” button on the toolbar.

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