Auto updating web page
(If you’re already familiar with caching and 304s you may want to skip to the self-updating section.) Caching is easily achieved by giving resources an expiration date far in the future using the Cache-Control response header.For example, this tells the browser that the response can be cached for 1 year: But what happens if you make changes to the resource before the year is over?Most browsers allow you to turn off the automatic feature without much difficulty. Check the box marked "Warn me when websites try to redirect or reload the page." Pages will now not automatically update and instead will ask you to click an on-screen prompt when you are ready for an update. Click on the extension icon (a white circular arrow in a red hexagon) at the top of the screen when you want to stop a page automatically refreshing.Note that the icon only appears when you visit a page that uses automatic refreshing.Here's where Dreamweaver CS5 shines in helping you automate the task of creating and maintaining a multi-page website.
This can be frustrating if the text is updating faster than you can read a particular section -- especially if the information is important to your company.
Using the HTTP Archive we see how the URL changes for Facebook’s main script: Facebook sets a 1 year cache time for this script, so when they make changes they rev the URL to make sure all users get the new version immediately.
by Christopher Heng, Nearly all websites have more than one page.
KEY FEATURE- Refresh page base on time interval.- Timer to start(A countdown to start to refresh).- Show notification and play sound for page monitor.
I have asked for assistance with this app from the developer and they have not acknowledged that it is faulty at this time. I can just as easily hit the refresh button on my browser.