How to Force a Page Cache Refresh (Mac and PC)

So your developer or designer says they updated you site but you can’t see it. They swear the changes have been posted but you are experiencing no joy. Maybe the changes aren’t visible, or worse things look misaligned and simply broken. Don’t worry, your developer or designer is (probably) not lying to you or clueless to lack of apparent quality in their work.

Easy Fix – Bust the Cache!

While on the web page in question use the following key combos to force a full/clean reload of the web page (should work in all modern popular browsers):

Hold down the Control key (Ctrl) and while doing that press the Function 5 (F5) button at the top of your keyboard

Hold down the Command and Shift Keys and press the letter R