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Showing posts with label Safari. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

How to make Facebook my homepage on IE, Chrome, Firefox or Safari

Facebook has been experiencing continuous growth and if some studies are to be believed, Facebook is all set to cross the 1 billion mark in August. Yes, Facebook is expected to cross over 1 billion users this month. It is no surprise then that you might be one of the people who use Facebook frequently and would like to set Facebook as your homepage on your browser. Facebook users tend to visit Facebook first on the internet before proceeding to other sites. This post is to help you do just that and set Facebook as your homepage, so as soon as you start your PC or mobile device the first site you visit will be Facebook. How to make Facebook my homepage.

How to set Facebook as homepage in IE, Chrome, Firefox and Safari


1. IE

Open Internet Explorer and click on tools > Internet Options and then in the space to create homepage tabs, type www.Facebook.com and then click OK and you're done


2. Chrome

Launch Chrome and then click on the wrench icon - extreme top left hand corner. From the drop-down click on settings. Below 'On Startup' check the button beside 'Open a specific page or set of pages' and then click the link 'Set Pages'. A pop-up box will appear enter www.Facebook.com in there and click on OK - you're done.


3. FireFox (Mozilla)

Launch FireFox and then open Facebook.com. Now just drag the Facebook Favicon (icon) to the homepage button and release. Facebook is now set as your homepage. For more please check the image below.

How to make Facebook my homepage



4. Safari (iPhone, iPad and MAC)

Launch Safari and then choose preferences - you could also  press Command+, (comma) and the preferences dialog should appear. Beside Homepage enter Facebook and 'Set to current page'. You're done.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

How to clear your browser cache

What is cache?
Cache, pronounced cash, is a temporary storage place inside your computer.  Your cache stores the files that are downloaded when you visit sites on the internet. That way, when you return to a site at a later time, the system won't have to reload all of the information. Caching makes the site load into your browser more quickly.
Clearing your cache will make your system run faster and smoother. Internet pages will load faster. 

For Internet Explorer:
1. Launch Internet Explorer.
2. Select 
Tools > Internet Options.
3. Click the 
Delete button in the Browsing History section.
4. Click on 
5. Close Internet Explorer and re-launch.
For Firefox:
1. Launch Firefox.
2. Select 
Tools > Clear Recent History.
3. In the Clear Recent History pop-up, select "everything" from the "time range to clear" menu.
4. Click on 
Clear Now.
5. Close Firefox and re-launch.

For Google Chrome:
1. Click on the 
Tools menu (the wrench in the upper-right corner).
2. Click on 
Clear browsing data.
3. Check the boxes for the types of information you wish to delete.
•Clear browsing history
•Clear download history
•Empty the cache
•Delete cookies
•Clear saved passwords
Note: You can also choose the period of time for which you wish to delete cached information using the "clear data from this period" dropdown menu.
4. Click on 
Clear Browsing Data.
5. Close and re-launch.
For Safari:
1. From the Safari menu, click 
Empty Cache
2. When asked:  “Are you sure you want to empty the cache?” click 
3. From the Safari menu, click 
4. From the Security dialog box, click 
5. Click 
Show Cookies.
6. From the Cookie dialog box, click 
Remove All.
7. Click on Done
For Opera 9.x:
1. Select 
Tools > Preferences.
2. Select the 
Advanced tab.
3. Click 
4. In the Disk cache section, click 
Empty Now.
5. Click 
OK to close Preferences.

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