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What makes the webpages cacheable?

Naveen Morrise

Joined: Jun 06, 2006
Posts: 25
I am actually working on the webpage which has no cache expiration time set. But while I see the cache option, then it is nothing and so it is not caching at all.

But I have seen another site which has also no cache expiration time set. But this site is caching the files.

I am finding difficulty to understand why it is acting differently for different sites in the same scenario.

If any one could explain me then it would be great.

Sonny Gill
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Joined: Feb 02, 2002
Posts: 1211

Ȟave a look at this very comprehensive tutorial on caching - Caching Tutorial for Web Authors and Webmasters

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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