What is it?

Every web browser stores web pages, images, cookies, and other downloaded content on the computer. This is called the browser's cache. Clearing your browser's cache regularly can protect your privacy, free up some space on your computer, and will often resolve issues you experience within MemberClicks and other hosted solutions.

Every browser is different, but the following sections will outline the steps involved in clearing the cache for several popular web browsers including Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer.

Clearing Your Cache

Firefox

  1.  On a PC, click the "Firefox" menu in the top left corner. Next, select the right arrow next to "History >", and click "Clear Recent History."

  2. On a Mac, hover over History and select "Clear Recent History…"

  3. Select Cache and Cookies, then click Clear Now

Shortcut (PC): press Ctrl + Shift + Delete to open the recent history window.

Shortcut (Mac): press Command + Shift + Delete to open the recent history window. 

Chrome

  1. Click on the settings icon that appears to the right of the address bar. In the newest versions of Chrome, this appears as three horizontal lines and in older versions will be a wrench icon.

  2. From the menu, hover over History and select Show Full History.

  3. Check cookies and other site and plugin data and cached images and files.

  4. Select the beginning of time in the drop down box and click on the Clear browsing data button.

Shortcut (PC): press Ctrl + Shift + Delete to open the recent history window.

Shortcut (Mac): press Command + Shift + Delete to open the recent history window.

 

Internet Explorer 9, 10, and 11

  1. Select Tools (via the Gear Icon) > Safety > Delete browsing history....

  2. Make sure to uncheck Preserve Favorites website data and check both Temporary Internet Files and Cookies then click Delete.
  3. You will get a confirmation at the bottom of the window once it has successfully cleared your cache and cookies.
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Internet Explorer 8 
  1. Select Tools > Internet Options.

  2. Click on the General tab and then the Delete... button.

  3. Make sure to uncheck Preserve Favorites website data and check both Temporary Internet Files and Cookies then click Delete.

Shortcut (PC): press Ctrl + Shift + Delete to open the recent history window.

Safari

  1. Hover over ‘Safari’ in the top menu bar and click "Clear History..."

  2. Click Clear History once more.

 

 

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