Browsers save (or “cache”) a lot of information in order to increase web performance, including images, text, and styling information for the site. This is usually a great feature, because it allows you to surf your favorite websites with minimal load time. However, when it comes to viewing recent changes to the site, it can cause some problems; namely, that the changes aren’t there!
In order to see recent changes to your website, you may have to “hard refresh” the browser. This can be tricky on a mobile device because you cannot simply press Cmd + Shift + R (or Alt + Shift + R, if you’re on PC). That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the most common devices and browsers, with hard refresh directions specific to each one:
* If you do not want to clear your History, click “Advanced” > “Website Data” > and “Remove All Website Data”.
Looking for how to clear your cache on a desktop browser? Check out this article on how to hard refresh on windows, linux, or mac.