I'm using xml to store cross-program information. This information is used in some webpages and in C# programs. When the information is altered, these alterations are not displayed right away in the webpages, they keep on displaying the information saved in cache, it takes a few refreshes for the webpage to show these alterations. Is there any way I can force the webpages to show the actual file and not the cached one?

closed as off topic by Arseni Mourzenko, ChrisF Oct 10 '11 at 10:37

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  • Normally specific coding questions would be migrated to Stack Overflow, however, this is too vague a question for there. – ChrisF Oct 10 '11 at 10:38
  • I didn't post it there because of that... :s – Jamiro14 Oct 10 '11 at 10:46

Your pages are cached. Put a meta line in the header saying that they expire very soon, and they should get reloaded.

  • More specifically: <meta http-equiv="expires" content="0"> – Spoike Oct 10 '11 at 10:43
  • Certain versions of IE ignore that tag – Tom Squires Oct 10 '11 at 10:51

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