A cache is a local copy of a file that exists elsewhere. Caching can take place in the browser, on a dedicated machine on a network, or at an ISP.

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URL with query disables caching?

Does having a query string attached to a URL cause browsers to never cache it? For instance, my site does something like this: /radar-picture.png?v=sep2013 And it would appear that FireFox never ...
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Why does modx-based site start using different domains for some content?

situation I have a modx site on a VPS with multiple domain and subdomain names. The modx site should use what I call the 'primary' domain name's 'primary' subdomain, ie www.intendedname.tld . The ...
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Changing mysql query_cache_limit without having root priviledges

Can query_cache_limit in mysql 5 be set locally for a specific database? I don't have root privileges to change the global variable. Can query_cache_limit be set locally for each database?
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Does CloudFlare cache videos, and would this wildcard Page Rule work for that?

I'm setting everything up in my website to use CloudFlare. This is my example: On videos.domain.com/Folder-A/Folder-B/ there are some HTML files that I would NOT like CloudFlare to cache. But inside ...
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How to make CloudFlare cache everything?

I want CloudFlare to cache everything, PHP files too, every request from the domain, I want it to cache it. Is this possible? (There are PHP scripts on the domain that print out images, JS and CSS, ...
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advantages and disadvantages of base64 image strings

I discovered that you can covert images into base64 strings and use those string within img tags and css like this: <img alt="" src="data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAhEUgAAA ... FTkSuQmCC" /> ...
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Why is cached page showing after clearing all browser data

I have cleared all browsing data from Chrome as well as pressed Ctrl+F5, but a cached home page is still displayed. My test homepage shows the new page correctly. I am absolutely positive the new page ...
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Apache returns 304, I want it to ignore anything from client and send the page

I am using Apache HTTPD 2.2 on Windows. mod_expires is commented out. Most other stuff are not changed from the defaults. gzip is on. I made some changes to my .js files. My client gets one 304 ...
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Clearing cache with CloudFlare?

Is it possible to clear or avoid CloudFlare cache while doing development? I'm developing a site that has caching on several levels - WordPress supercache, the caching done by the browser, and ...
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Page caching Is not working

This is my htaccess file.I also embedded webcaching code inside it. DirectoryIndex index.php <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On #RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ...
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How to add a remote file to .htaccess file for webcaching?

I have the following code in my .htaccess file that caches several file extension types: ## EXPIRES CACHING ## <IfModule mod_expires.c> ExpiresActive On ExpiresByType image/jpg "access 1 year" ...
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Do browsers recognize the same files served by different subdomains?

I have my website assets stored on Amazon S3 and served by CloudFront, from a separate domain name, to act as a cookie-less domain (so website.com for the website and websitestatic.com for static ...
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Best way to optimize joomla cache. Difference between Global configuration cache and system cache plugin

I need to know for a Joomla site there is system cache plugin then there is global configuration setting to enable cache - how is it different from system cache plugin below are some of ...
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Website still displays deleted files

I went to update a website's CSS today and noticed whenever I uploaded the file with my changes nothing would happen - no changes would appear on my site. This was the same with any of the images I ...
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“404. That’s an error.” when viewing from Google cache

My site is getting 404. That’s an error. message when I click on cached from Google search results. This is the error message from Google: That’s an error. The requested URL ...
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Could AJAX + caching be seen as cloaking?

I have a website where we use a technique to speed up loading times based on a combination of AJAX + caching. Basically, when we have a section in a page with content which is slow to retrieve, we ...
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Nginx Browser Caching using HTTP Headers outside server/location block

I am having difficulty setting the HTTP expires headers for Nginx outside of specific server (and then location) blocks. What I want is to something like the following: location ~* ...
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New requests for /cache/ URLs

A few weeks ago requests following this type of pattern: http://mysite/cache/7a226e8aa3a4380444a329a7b0dd0f40 http://mysite/otherfolder/cache/7a226e8aa3a4380444a329a7b0dd0f40 started to appear ...
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How do Expires headers and cache manifest rules work together?

I find the W3C's official Offline Web Applications specification to be rather vague about how the cache manifest interacts with headers such as ETag, Expires, or Pragma on cached assets. I know that ...
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Wrong content for URL cache on Google

I have this website natural-track.com and when I do a cache check I get a completely different website,This is Google's cache of ...
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No cache and Google AdSense performance

I'm developing a page where I need to avoid JavaScript caching by browser. I've added this header: <?php header('Cache-Control: no-cache, no-store, must-revalidate'); header('Pragma: no-cache'); ...
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Why am I frequently asked to access a cached copy of a particular webpage?

I moved my WordPress website from localhost to a live server, but sometime I am able to access my website and sometime not, it shows: Oops! Google Chrome could not find www.example.com Access a ...
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Caching Google do not

I'm trying to test the speed of my site with monitoring-transactionnel.com I have an error Vary: Accept-Encoding with Google but I do not know how to settle the problem.
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Conservative caching refreshes my site weirdly

I have site built in Joomla! 3.1. I spent last 2 hours trying to solve an issue: with Conservative Caching activated, my front-end auto-refresh in 8seconds. I set cache time to 25minutes, but for some ...
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Ideal cache times for browser caching times for different file types?

I am trying to improve my site's performance - and that includes caching. I found some great caching via .htaccess from the boilerplate html5 template - but the cache times seem odd. Does anyone ...
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Why Google stopped caching my site? [closed]

Today I noticed that Google has stopped caching my site. I don't know why? cache:www.technostall.com (that's how I check cached pages in Chrome) gives a 404 page. Can anyone let me know why is this ...
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How can I make redirections cacheable to speed up load times?

Google PageSpeed says this: Avoid landing page redirects To speed up page load times for visitors of your site, remove as many landing page redirections as possible, and make any required ...
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How do I set expiration headers for CSS, JS, and Images?

I have recently analysed my website with pagespeed addon on firebug. It suggested me to set expiration on CSS, JS and image files. I am wondering how do i do this?
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Files not caching

We store our images on S3 and our performance has been incredibly slow. This morning we turned on CloudFront in hopes that our performance would increase. When I analyze our performance with ...
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How to compel the browser to get the webpages from a server not from a local cache even if a particular page is frequently requested?

I have been testing a web site but every time I complain to the web developer that I am not able to see on the website which you have recently corrected,he told me that I am seeing that content from ...
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How to specify expiration of cacheable resources?

I'm trying to speed up a wordpress site -- this site: http://richardclunan.net I'm following the observations here: http://gtmetrix.com/reports/richardclunan.net/9ps7Zc0j The first item says: "The ...
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Website Not Cached by Google Since 1 and Half Months [closed]

My website www.rushinformation.com is not being cached by Google since 1 April 2013 but pages are getting indexed. My robots.txt file is fine. So please tell me what could be the reason for this and ...
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Caches and Website Screen Shots

If I am creating a website to filter retail websites, like shipping or eco-friendly, etc. Could I use the screenshot of the homepage as the icon to link to the direct website? Ie. if my filters ...
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Why is my cache manifest failing?

I have created the following cache maniest file- CACHE MANIFEST CACHE: http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.0/jquery.min.js ...
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Optimizing data downloaded via 'link' media queries and asynchronous loading

I have a website that tries to make sensible use of media queries and avoid 'expensive' CSS for users of mobile devices. My eventual goal is to make it 'mobile-first' but for now, since it is based on ...
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.htaccess and browser caching

I ran across these suggested htaccess edits. Is this a good practice? Is this something I should implement on my wordpress site?: <IfModule mod_expires.c> ExpiresActive On ExpiresByType ...
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Recovering a lost website with no backup?

Unfortunately, our hosting provider experienced 100% data loss, so I've lost all content for two hosted blog websites: http://blog.stackoverflow.com http://www.codinghorror.com (Yes, yes, I ...
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Google Cache CSS and HTML files are out-of-sync

I am monitoring the cached version of the main page of one of my sites. I have noticed something strange. Obviously, the cached pages is displayed with the latest CSS file. Yet, the page content is ...
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PHPFox caching? [closed]

I run a big phpfox website and I currently have server setup as follows: nginx (reverse proxy) --> Apache for dynamic content are there other ways to cache content with phpfox? I can't use memcache ...
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Visitors have old website cached in their browsers

My client's new website is example.com, the old website is example.co.uk. I've re-pointed the A Records to the new website (so as to leave the emails alone) and put in 301 redirects from old pages to ...
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How to do a cacheable redirection?

When users enter my website example.com, their "preferred" language is detected and they are redirected (using a 301 Moved Permanently redirection) to example.com/en/ (for English), example.com/it/ ...
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Curious about a cached old domain

I am a bit curious about my new domain. I had a domain before, let's say http://example.com/. Before expiration of that domain, I bought a new one with the name http://another-domain.com/. I uploaded ...
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Is it worth it to change my entire user images file structure to take advantage of simple browser caching?

On one of my mobile sites, I simply store my user's profile images as '1.jpg' in their user folder, and incrementally go from there for any extra pics they upload. This means that whenever they change ...
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Domain expired- possible to find content that was on websites?

I had a domain that I let expire, and was subsequently purchased by someone else. I have several links on my website that are now directed towards their new site. I was wondering if it is possible to ...
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My old webhost has gone out of business. How can I recover the text of my website?

I found my website in the Wayback Machine a few months ago. My old webhost stopped paying for their servers back in August without any notice. I was going to do a backup the day it happened. Is ...
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Cache external static scripts?

In my never ending quest for a faster website, I thought perhaps I could cache some scripts. I'm using Yslow to rate my site, everything is pretty much A (which is great, our website on Pingdom loads ...
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Google Chrome audit: resources are explicitly non-cacheable?

If I run a Google Chrome audit on a site, it lists all CSS, PNG, JPG, JS files and even the main domain (i.e. www.example.com) under the heading: Leverage browser caching The following resources ...
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Discrepancy between Google cached meta description and description in search result

I have developed a 1 page website to deal with time zone world clocks. I have noticed that Google has the latest version of the page in its cache, so it has access to the latest meta description. ...
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How to make CloudFlare Cache all pages

CloudFlare seems to only cache my homepage, and I am wondering if there is a way to force it to cache all pages. Notice it when BlueHost went down today and only my homepage is cached by CloudFlare. ...
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How can I make a “backup” that can serve static pages if the main site goes down?

We've got one server running our company's website. Unfortunately, it sometimes experiences problems. Is there a way to set up another server to serve the static websites, in case the original server ...