Chapter 20

Configuring and Using Web Browsers

As more apps are run from the cloud rather than local or network locations, web browsers have become vital application tools. Maintaining browser security and performance settings are important skills to understand. This chapter covers IT Fundamentals+ Objective 3.5, which covers browser configuration settings.

Foundation Topics

Caching/Clearing Cache

Browser caching is a feature that enables a web browser to display already-viewed content much more quickly when you visit the page again. Here’s how it works: When you open a web page, your browser stores a copy of the page elements that usually don’t change very often (scripts, images, banners, and so on). Click to another page, and then click back ...

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