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submitting a new request on browser back

Kaustubh Patil
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Joined: Aug 13, 2001
Posts: 164
when I hit a browser back button my initial page is picked from the cache.
What I want to do is submit / make a new request for the first page even on browser back. The first page should reload not just picked from cache.

Any pointers ??

Thanks in advance.

Kaustubh. Mumbai, India.
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Yes, prevent the page from caching.

This can be harder than it seems.
Do some google searches for "pragma" "no-cache" etc...
You may be able to find some 3rd party filters of tags that you can use to help you with this.

You'll also have to test in EVERY browser that you plan to support if your code is really counting on a new request.

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