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Firefox not reloading new versions of image

     
9:52 pm on Aug 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Here's the problem. No matter what I do, firefox keeps showing me the cached copy of the daughter files. (meaning the ones that are not specified in the html, they are loaded dynamically)

And before you suggest it, YES I have hit the 'Reload' button lol.

OK so now if you feel like flaming me because you are a staunch firefox supporter, feel free. I do in fact use Firefox as my main browser.

What I would PREFER however, is that you please let me know how I can get Firefox to actually reload content that I have updated, without having to go to the 'clear cache files' menu every single time I update.

I know that in IE there is an option that I use to override the caching of files, but Firefox does not seem to give me that option. There is no 'Check for newer versions of the page' option that I have found.

10:10 pm on Aug 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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OK I found a workaround, I rewrote the cache size and made it 1k.
10:14 pm on Aug 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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in your preferences, under cache you can open that tab thingy and it allows you to specify how much cache in bytes that firefox will store on your computer. I imagine that if you set it to zero that would fix it.

I use firefox often and I've never experienced that problem though. Are you using some kind of unusual technology on your site you're testing?

10:15 pm on Aug 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Hold down control and click 'refresh' :)
10:27 pm on Aug 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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The real solution is to configure your server to send a cache-control header with the image file, marking it as uncacheable. How you do this depends on what server your site is hosted on.

Jim