DTP


 
Lively discussions on the graphic arts and publishing — in print or on the web


Go Back   Desktop Publishing Forum > General Discussions > Web Design

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 07-10-2008, 07:50 AM   #1
Steve Rindsberg
Staff
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 6,742
Default Caching problem (I think)

One one of my sites, visitors occasionally tell me that they're seeing content that is no longer there. That is, I've edited pages, uploaded new versions, checked them from several computers at this end using several browsers. The new content is there.

But some people are still seeing old pages.

I had a chance to talk to one on the phone while she tried various things. She uses Firefox on a PC (not sure what version). Refreshing the page didn't change anything, but when I had her start MSIE and visit the same URL, she saw the new (correct) content.

Apparently some setting (or bug?) in her version of Firefox is causing the pages to be cached despite the fact that updated versions are available, and for it to hold onto the cached versions despite the user asking for a refresh.

Does this sound familiar to any of our Firefox users?

Suggestions to force refreshes?

I've seen meta tags like so as one suggestion:

META HTTP-EQUIV="Expires" CONTENT="-1"

   
__________________
Steve Rindsberg
====================
www.pptfaq.com
www.pptools.com
and stuff
Steve Rindsberg is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I've got a problem! Michael Rowley Hardware & Gadgets 35 01-25-2008 07:35 AM
Safari problem dacoyle Web Site Building & Maintenance 7 01-15-2007 06:06 PM
CSS Caching CarlSeiler Web Site Building & Maintenance 16 10-11-2006 05:28 AM
AIM Problem dthomsen8 The Corner Pub 1 04-07-2006 01:42 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Contents copyright 2004–2014 Desktop Publishing Forum and its members.