How to Clear Cache for One Site?

All sites and applications store information in “cache” to reduce loading times and provide a smoother experience. However, this cache might end up slowing down your computer instead of increasing the performance if it is corrupted or damaged. All web browsers offer a convenient option to delete cache stored by them but by doing so, the cache is deleted for all websites; hence any preferences stored will be lost. You also might need to clear cache for a specific site when you want clear information just for one platform.

Cached Data for sites

If you have to delete the cached data for a specific website, the process gets a little tricky and complex. Therefore, in this article, we will be guiding you on the process to delete cache only for a specific website without altering contents of other ones. Make sure to adhere to the instructions carefully in order to avoid permanent loss of important data.

How to Clear Cache for a Specific Site?

After a detailed investigation, we figured out the process of deleting the cache for a particular site. Since the method varies from browser to browser, we listed the method for some of the most used ones only.

For Google Chrome:

  1. Click on the “Menu” icon and selectSettings“.
    Clicking on the Menu button and then on the “Settings” option
  2. Inside settings, scroll down and click on the “Content Settings” button under the “Privacy” heading.
    Clicking on the “Content Settings” option
  3. Click on “Cookies” and then click on the “See all cookies and site data“.
    Clicking on the “Show all cookies and site data” option
  4. Now in the search bar type the name of the website.
  5. Click on the “Remove All” button to remove all of the cached data from that website.
    Clicking on the “remove all” option after typing the name of the website

    Note: You can also click on the sites name and select specific data to delete

  6. Click on “yes” in the prompt and the data will be deleted.

For Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox and click on the “Options” icon in the top right corner.
    Clicking on the menu button and selecting “Options” from the list
  2. Click on the “Privacy and Security” Tab in the left pane.
    Clicking on the “Privacy & Security” option
  3. Scroll down and click on the “Manage Data” option under the Cookies & Data heading.
    Clicking on the “Manage Data” option
  4. Select the website from the list and click on the “Remove Selected” option.
    Selecting the website and clicking on the “Remove Selected” option

    Note: You can also search for a specific website by typing its name in the search bar.

  5. Click on “yes” in the prompt and the data will automatically be deleted.

For Microsoft Edge:

  1. Open the website for which the cache has to be cleared.
  2. When opened, press the “F12” button on your keyboard.
    Clicking on the “F12” button
  3. Click on the “Network” option and then press “Ctrl” + “R” simultaneously.
    Clicking on the “Network” option
  4. The page will be refreshed and cookies will be deleted.

Kevin Arrows


Kevin is a dynamic and self-motivated information technology professional, with a Thorough knowledge of all facets pertaining to network infrastructure design, implementation and administration. Superior record of delivering simultaneous large-scale mission critical projects on time and under budget.

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