IE 10 is caching Ajax responses, returns response code 304

Posted on 19-03-2015 10:36 by graham
You might sometimes notice that you Ajax requests are not working as expected in Internet Explorer 10. Instead of getting the actual response from the server, IE uses the cached response and returns code 304.

There are a few ways to turn off response caching. If you are using JQuery, you can turn off Ajax caching globally:
// Disable caching of AJAX responses
cache: false

or just for the given request:
url: "...",
cache: false

Another simple trick would be to add the current date as a parameter to the request:
$.get("...", { timestamp: (new Date()).getTime() }, function() {



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