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Disable Cache in Most Browsers (IE, Firefox, Chrome)

I personally prefer to always have cache turned off for all my browsers, this ensures I see the most recent version no matter what. It is very useful when debugging. So I thought i’d share my tricks on how to do this in most browsers.
Chrome
Open your developer tools by either key combination of Command + [...]

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I personally prefer to always have cache turned off for all my browsers, this ensures I see the most recent version no matter what. It is very useful when debugging. So I thought i’d share my tricks on how to do this in most browsers.

Chrome

Open your developer tools by either key combination of Command + Alt + J or from here

Once open you need to click the settings button on very bottom right then check the box that says “Disable cache (while DevTools is open) from the top left.

Please keep in mind that you need the DevTools to be open for this to work.

Firefox

In Firefox we will need to do slightly different magic all together. First open Firefox and navigate the url bar to “about:config“. Once inside search for property

network.http.use-cache

and turn it to false. Keep in mind this is a permanent solution… so if you use it as your daily browser things may be just a second slower.

Internet Explorer (most)

The trick here is again to open the developer tools with F12 or

Now click on the cache menu from the bar and select “Always refresh from server”

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