Clear history and empty cache in Safari?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Kendo, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. Kendo macrumors 68000

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    #1
    I noticed there is an option to clear history and empty cache. Does clear history not clear all traces of Safari browsing? I am a newbie to Safari and find it odd that empty cache is in a completely different menu so I was wondering if they are related or not. Thanks.
     
  2. Weaselboy Moderator

    Weaselboy

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    #2
    Two different things. History is a list of links you have visited and the cache is stored data from those links to speed access the next time you hit a page.
     

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