Wikipedia:Bypass your cache

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Your web browser saves bandwidth by saving parts of a website into a local cache (usually to the hard drive of your computer). This has an effect to JavaScript gadgets here on Wikipedia. Because there is a local copy of the gadget on your computer which is not the newest version, you may need to bypass your browser's cache.

  • Firefox / Safari: Hold Shift while clicking Reload, or press either Ctrl-F5 or Ctrl-Shift-R (⌘-Shift-R on a Mac)
  • Google Chrome: Press Ctrl-Shift-R (⌘-Shift-R on a Mac)
  • Internet Explorer: Hold Ctrl while clicking Refresh, or press Ctrl-F5
  • Opera: Clear the cache in Tools → Preferences