How to prevent browsers from caching a page in Rails

If you have devise configured in your web application.You will find a common problem i.e
when your are on a specific page after login and click browser’s back button which shows last cached page(the after login page).

There is only way to fix it is to remove the caching from the logged in pages for preventing this behavior.

In application_controller.rb

before_filter :clear_browser_cache

def clear_browser_cache
    response.headers["Pragma"] = "no-cache"
    response.headers["Cache-Control"] = "no-cache, no-store, max-age=0, must-revalidate"    
    response.headers["Expires"] = "Fri, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT"

Hope it will save your time.Thanks.


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