Monday, November 28, 2011

How to Check the browser's cache settings.

Using the recommended settings can improve browser performance by instructing the browser to display stored pages, rather than download fresh pages from the server, when revisiting a site.This post provide some browser support tips for check browser's cache setting in Internet Explorer and Netscape browser.

Recommended cache settings

1. Set your browser to refresh Web pages automatically when necessary. Do not specify that the browser refresh a page each time you view it.
2. Allocate adequate disk space for the browser cache. 10 MB is recommended. Do not specify zero space for the cache, and avoid allowing it to be larger than 50 MB.
3. Do not configure Internet Explorer to clear the cache each time you exit the browser (Supported Netscape browsers have no equivalent setting).
4. Retain the browser's History (log of recently visited sites) for 4 days.
5. Before changing settings. • Before changing cache/history settings, write down your current settings so that you can restore them if the new settings cause problems.
6. If you experience problems with Connexion browser or with other web-based applications when using the recommended cache settings, see 6. Resolve caching problems.

Internet Explorer
1. On the Tools menu click Internet Options.
2. On the General tab, under Temporary Internet Files, click Settings.
3. In the Settings dialog box, under Check for newer versions of stored pages, click Automatically.
4. Under Amount of disk space to use, type 10 in the text box.
5. Then click OK to close the Settings dialog box.
6. On the General tab, under History, for Days to keep pages in history, type 4 in the text box.
7. On the Advanced tab, under Security (the last group of items in the list), clear (uncheck) the check box labeled Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browser is closed.
8. Click OK to close the Internet Options dialog box.

1. On the Edit menu click Preferences.
2. In the left pane of the Preferences dialog box, under Navigator, click History.
3. In the right pane (the History panel), under Browsing history, for Remember visited pages for the last __ days, type 4 in the text box.
4. In the left pane of the Preferences dialog box, under Advanced, click Cache.
5. In the right pane (the Cache panel), under Set Cache Options, change the number in the text box to 10. Make sure this number is not 0.
6. Under Compare the page in the cache to the page on the network, select When the page is out of date.
7. Then click OK to apply the changes and close the dialog box.

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