473,700 Members | 2,743 Online
Bytes | Software Development & Data Engineering Community
+ Post

Home Posts Topics Members FAQ

caching CSS bg images

The site I'm working on uses the same CSS background images for a number
of DIVs across most of the site. Unfortunately IE doesn't cache them.

From my reading of MSDN it seems this this is 'by design'. Is there some
way to code around this. That is, a way to force IE to create/use a
cached version?

Andrew Poulos
Dec 9 '05 #1
1 1328
Andrew Poulos wrote:
The site I'm working on uses the same CSS background images for a number
of DIVs across most of the site. Unfortunately IE doesn't cache them.

From my reading of MSDN it seems this this is 'by design'.
"It's not a bug, it's a feature!"

How do you get the idea here? (URL?)
Is there some way to code around this. That is, a way to force IE to
create/use a cached version?


I do not know any with client-side scripting (that is what you asked for).
If IE does not cache a resource, it does not cache a resource. Period.
PointedEars
Dec 9 '05 #2

This thread has been closed and replies have been disabled. Please start a new discussion.

Similar topics

6
2618
by: Mr WZ Boson | last post by:
Hello, I hope you can help - I'm a bit new to PHP. My basic problem is with a page (HTML) which is intended to display an image slideshow. On this page there are a number of links to click (one for each slideshow topic) and a "TV screen" to view the results. The images are stored on the server as (big) JPG files - and when they are downloaded for the slideshow, I resize them with a PHP script
2
7191
by: Dave Griffiths | last post by:
Hi all Very new to JavaScript, I am trying to cache a number of images as the page loads, is there a max number of images or memory usage before the browser stops caching. My PC has 1G ram so if it's a physical memory constraint then I think I am away from that. I am trying to cache about 600K images, (this if for an intranet so the page load time is fast) but I need the speed of cached images for the page to work correctly. I seem to...
4
1422
by: CLEAR-RCIC | last post by:
I want to write code to prevent IE from caching my pages at certain times. The following META tags prevent the page from caching but images still cache: <meta http-equiv="Cache-Control" content="no-cache"> <meta http-equiv="Pragma" content="no-cache"> <meta http-equiv="Expires" content="-1"> I tried do it with asp.net but also found this only stoped pages from being cached but not images:
1
2105
by: Grunt | last post by:
Hi, I have been trying to put together a rotating banner. the code works but I am having a problem with the caching of the banner images. no matter what I try the page is constantly reloading the images, even worse they are not loading completely. This version includes a (vain) attempt at forcing the banner images to cache. Apart form the caching problem the scripting seems to work Any help welcomed:
1
1580
by: vip001 | last post by:
Hello This is the site developed for one of my client 'Direct2deal.com' (http://www.direct2deal.com) This site has lots of images and hence downloading time of home page i much more..Is there a way , where i can cache these images i javascript????? Your suggestions will be highly appreciate
8
2120
by: Nick Gilbert | last post by:
Hi, Our development web server (Win 2003 Server) seems to be caching the output of various files (CSS and .aspx files) if they have no query string. The moment you put a question mark in the URL, it's fine. The problem is that if you modify a file, it still shows you the old file unless you restart the website or IIS itself. It's definitely not the browser that's caching the files - IIS is actually serving the wrong file.
4
2688
by: Jake | last post by:
Does cookieless session state (with the sessionid embedded into the url) interfere with the browser's retrieval of cached images from one session to the next? Does the sessionid embedded into the url effectively limit client-side image caching to the lifetime of the session? Thanks Jake
1
1793
by: Smokey Grindle | last post by:
is there a way to cache only Javascript and images on the client? it seems that we are spending most of our time pushing out images and java scripts, but these never change! so whats the point of loading the same image on every page? evne though the page content may change the actual image and scripts dont... is there any performance tips or ways to say catch these types? such as GIF, JS,JPG, and PNG only? I have IIS 6 and ASP.NET 2.0...
1
2234
by: | last post by:
I've built an application that scrapes JPG images of webpages and PDF instances of those webpages automatically from an RSS feed. References to the scraped resources are persisted to our database. I've also built an administrative interface that allows someone to scroll through a datalist of the JPG images of the page and to delete the unwanted items. The JPG previews of the webpage are rendered in several sizes: iconic, mid-sized 600px...
0
14794
docdiesel
by: docdiesel | last post by:
The fastest (and cheapest) transfer of data is that which doesn't have to be done - because the data is already there. Or still there - the caching of files is widely known and practised. Each web browser is caching the files he formerly requested from the web server. But if the file is to be loaded a second time, still a request is sent to the web server which then usually is answering with a "304 Not modified" as can be seen in his access...
0
8731
marktang
by: marktang | last post by:
ONU (Optical Network Unit) is one of the key components for providing high-speed Internet services. Its primary function is to act as an endpoint device located at the user's premises. However, people are often confused as to whether an ONU can Work As a Router. In this blog post, we’ll explore What is ONU, What Is Router, ONU & Router’s main usage, and What is the difference between ONU and Router. Let’s take a closer look ! Part I. Meaning of...
0
8649
by: Hystou | last post by:
Most computers default to English, but sometimes we require a different language, especially when relocating. Forgot to request a specific language before your computer shipped? No problem! You can effortlessly switch the default language on Windows 10 without reinstalling. I'll walk you through it. First, let's disable language synchronization. With a Microsoft account, language settings sync across devices. To prevent any complications,...
0
9220
Oralloy
by: Oralloy | last post by:
Hello folks, I am unable to find appropriate documentation on the type promotion of bit-fields when using the generalised comparison operator "<=>". The problem is that using the GNU compilers, it seems that the internal comparison operator "<=>" tries to promote arguments from unsigned to signed. This is as boiled down as I can make it. Here is my compilation command: g++-12 -std=c++20 -Wnarrowing bit_field.cpp Here is the code in...
0
9082
jinu1996
by: jinu1996 | last post by:
In today's digital age, having a compelling online presence is paramount for businesses aiming to thrive in a competitive landscape. At the heart of this digital strategy lies an intricately woven tapestry of website design and digital marketing. It's not merely about having a website; it's about crafting an immersive digital experience that captivates audiences and drives business growth. The Art of Business Website Design Your website is...
1
8975
by: Hystou | last post by:
Overview: Windows 11 and 10 have less user interface control over operating system update behaviour than previous versions of Windows. In Windows 11 and 10, there is no way to turn off the Windows Update option using the Control Panel or Settings app; it automatically checks for updates and installs any it finds, whether you like it or not. For most users, this new feature is actually very convenient. If you want to control the update process,...
1
6567
isladogs
by: isladogs | last post by:
The next Access Europe User Group meeting will be on Wednesday 1 May 2024 starting at 18:00 UK time (6PM UTC+1) and finishing by 19:30 (7.30PM). In this session, we are pleased to welcome a new presenter, Adolph Dupré who will be discussing some powerful techniques for using class modules. He will explain when you may want to use classes instead of User Defined Types (UDT). For example, to manage the data in unbound forms. Adolph will...
0
5904
by: conductexam | last post by:
I have .net C# application in which I am extracting data from word file and save it in database particularly. To store word all data as it is I am converting the whole word file firstly in HTML and then checking html paragraph one by one. At the time of converting from word file to html my equations which are in the word document file was convert into image. Globals.ThisAddIn.Application.ActiveDocument.Select();...
0
4410
by: TSSRALBI | last post by:
Hello I'm a network technician in training and I need your help. I am currently learning how to create and manage the different types of VPNs and I have a question about LAN-to-LAN VPNs. The last exercise I practiced was to create a LAN-to-LAN VPN between two Pfsense firewalls, by using IPSEC protocols. I succeeded, with both firewalls in the same network. But I'm wondering if it's possible to do the same thing, with 2 Pfsense firewalls...
0
4660
by: adsilva | last post by:
A Windows Forms form does not have the event Unload, like VB6. What one acts like?

By using Bytes.com and it's services, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

To disable or enable advertisements and analytics tracking please visit the manage ads & tracking page.