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|Forcing No Cache |
| 4:44 pm on Jan 24, 2012 (gmt 0)|
What's the proper way of forcing all visitors regardless of which browser their using...to have no cache of our home page ?
I'm currently using -
<meta HTTP-EQUIV="Pragma" CONTENT="no-cache">
It only seems to work with Internet Explorer. Not so much with FireFox or Chrome. (I have to CTRL + REFRESH to get the non-cached version)
Also, it's an index.html page. (not php driven)
Any ideas ?
| 9:20 pm on Jan 24, 2012 (gmt 0)|
You can add this:
<META HTTP-EQUIV="CACHE-CONTROL" CONTENT="NO-CACHE">
There is also this used by some (change dates accordingly)
<META HTTP-EQUIV="EXPIRES" CONTENT="Mon, 22 Jul 2002 11:12:01 GMT">
but I have never used it.
And if you do not want Google to archive it, add
<META NAME="GOOGLEBOT" CONTENT="NOARCHIVE">
If you ever use .php or .asp pages, there are other options with those scripts.
ASP example in the header:
Response.Expires = 0
Response.Expiresabsolute = Now() - 1
Response.CacheControl = "no-cache"
And here is a useful tutorial [mnot.net] on the subject.
Hope this all helps. :)
| 12:29 am on Jan 25, 2012 (gmt 0)|
Thanks Marshall, I'll add it as well.
| 2:39 am on Jan 25, 2012 (gmt 0)|
Glad to help.
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