Questions tagged [cache]

A mechanism for the temporary storage (caching) of web documents, such as HTML pages and images, to reduce bandwidth usage, server load, and perceived lag.

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Finding older versions of LinkedIn profiles

I saw a post from a LinkedIn user that is very important and therefore went back to the profile to find the post and it had been removed, presumably by the poster. I was wondering if they are ways to ...
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How long does googleimageproxy store cached images in gmail before requesting again from the original source?

How long does google image proxy store cached images before requesting again from the original source in gmail? Does the change in the image of original source affect the image cache and are the ...
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Can't switch off YouTube dark mode

I can't switch off YouTube dark mode; the image here explains it: Can someone help? Restarting the browser doesn't help. If I switch mode and restart it, it is dark again.
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Why doesn't YouTube cache videos? [closed]

Normally, if we watch a video (or view an image), it's stored in the cache (local disk). But YouTube doesn't cache videos. As far as I know, they use the cache but it's temporary. As soon as browser ...
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Caching assets in website served from GitHub pages

The server for GitHub pages (including mine) sets CacheControl: max-age=600. It means the cache is set to last only for ten minutes, which is undesirable. Is it possible to control this value and to ...
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Signed out but still says “G'day John”

I signed out of eBay, but the site still says "G'day John" next to the sign in link (let's assume my name is John). I do not want to have to reset cache, cookies and website data etc. just to clear my ...
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Caching assets in Github pages (github.io)

Is it possible to cache assets in github pages? I'm wondering If I should consider moving my webapp from my personal server to github pages and the only thing that's stopping me so far is this.
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Already loaded video data is being discarded

As you probably know, the YouTube video player caches the loaded portions of the video so one can seek to any previously-loaded part of the video without re-downloading it. When viewing a video and ...
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Setting Hotmail to cache fewer old messages

Whenever I have a tab open with Hotmail running in Chrome, it takes up a large chunk of memory (around 250 M). I've had the account for a long time, so I have a ton of email messages stored in it. I'...
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How to refresh the cache of links in Facebook?

I recently found out my webpage had been hacked. When viewers would go there it would go to some screwy page. Now that it's fixed, I can go to my site again, but if I click on a link from my Facebook ...
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I no longer see the 'cached' link in Google search results [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I bring back the Google “cached version” links? Until recently when I did a search on Google, many of the results would show a 'cached' link beneath the ...
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Speeding up the removal of pages of a deactivated website from Google cache

I just deleted a old blog from Blogger that barely got any visitors. How long will pages from it keep showing up in the Google cache? Is there a way that I can I make Google forget about it faster?