One of the most popular browsers with the best debugging tools is Google Chrome. When working with CSS or JS, the dev tools in chrome are of great help. Chrome definitely makes the dev work easier. On the same lines, while working on the front end things and editing CSS or JS, refreshing is one of the things we are ought to do.
Let us explore what chrome offers on this little but very important thing.
Whenever you are working chrome, try this:
- Press F12 and open the developer tools.
- On the refresh button, on the top left of the browser window, do a right click.
- You will see three options.
This is as good as clicking the refresh button or pressing F5.
Use this option if the cache is to be emptied and we want the page to be hard reloaded. Note that here, the browser's cache will not be cleared, it is the page cache which will be cleared. This will force the browser to re-download everything with respect to the page.
This is the best option to use if you really want to reload a web page completely.