Web Browser - Clearing the Cache for Firefox in Mac OS X

Browser cache is a temporary memory that your computer uses to speed up web browsing by loading previously visited web pages. When someone makes an update to a web page and you go to look at that page you have previously visited your cache loads the old page because that's what's saved locally. By clearing the browser's cache you force your computer to reload all the up-to-date website data from the web server.

  1. At the top menu bar, click on the Firefox menu and then select Preferences



  2. Select Advanced in the left navigation pane, click on the Network tab, and in the Cached Web Content section, click Clear Now.



  3. Close and reopen Firefox.



Keywords:browser, cache, clear, history, delete, memory, internet, firefox   Doc ID:68496
Owner:Rick R.Group:Rice University
Created:2016-11-08 17:43 CDTUpdated:2018-07-11 09:46 CDT
Sites:Rice University
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