To speed up daily browsing on the Internet, your web browser saves frequently used images and web pages in it’s memory (cache). To ensure you are seeing the updated ‘live’ version of your website it is important to clear your web browser’s cache after making any updates to your site.
To clear your web browser’s cache please follow these steps below:
- Once your browser is open, click the gear at the top right to open the settings menu. Then, select Safety and Delete Browsing History… Or, optionally you may simply press Ctrl+Shift+Delete to open the Delete Browsing History window.
- Select Temporary Internet Files. You will also need to uncheck all of the other boxes, especially Preserve Favorites website data. This option makes the window also delete objects from websites in your Favorites folder, which is necessary to completely clear your cache.
- Click the Delete button near the bottom of the window to perform the operations (i.e. clear your cache by deleting temporary files).
- Your computer will work for a moment, and then the process will be complete. You’ve successfully cleared Internet Explorer 9’s Cache!