Shift+Refresh Is Like the Restart Button for Web Sites


DON’T PANIC – Shift + Refresh!

When a friend or family member comes to you asking for help with a program that’s not working correctly, the first thing most of us ask is: “Did you try restarting?” When I’m talking web sites, it changes to: “Did you Shift+Refresh?”

Note: For the purposes of this discussion, I’m assuming the person with the problem still has an active internet connection and every other web site is working just fine. And this isn’t a new browser feature or shortcut by any means, but we’ve never fully covered it, and it’s a lifesaver.

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