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HTML Introduction to HTML and CSS (2016) HTML: The Structural Foundation of Web Pages and Applications Image Tags

the copy and paste function of the picimg is not changing the pic everytime i refresh the worksheet, it stays the same??

When copy and pasting the picimg file into the html code it is supposed to generate a new picture every time you refresh but its staying the same??

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Your browser may be displaying a cached image instead of fetching a new one.

You can add a fake query string to your image URL to prevent the browser from using the cached version with a line of JavaScript:

document.querySelector("img").src += "?nocache=" + Math.random();

Note that this particular script will only work for the first image on the page, you may need a more specific selector otherwise.