How we built it

ServiceWorkerRegistration.update() does not bypass the browser HTTP cache

Before this feature, update() always bypassed the browser cache. Now, it only does so if the previous update check occurred over 24 hours ago.



Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 48
  • Chrome for Android release 48
  • Opera release 35
  • Opera for Android release 35

Consensus & Standardization

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Last updated on 2016-01-08