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WordPress is not updating on the web after changes

  • Here is my site
    I am using latest Responsive theme and a few plugins.

    A couple of days ago my site showed any changes directly, whether it was css-additions with the Custom CSS Manager-plugin or changing basic behaviour of functions like the showing excerpts on pages like home, search and archive pages. Now, when I make these changes they don’t show up when surfing to the URL, it doesn’t matter if I am logged in or logged out.

    In addition to this: my pages suddenly have different looks to them.
    Example: Home page looks like a newer version and my category page looks like it’s a week old in terms of styling.

    I suspect there is some form of cache problem but I cannot adjust this through my browser. I tried three browsers, tried erasing all history, tried ctrl+f5 to reload the page, even tried surfing through proxy to view the page without caching.

    What I have tried inside WP:

    I have deactivated all my plugins
    I have deactivated my custom CSS changes made in Custom CSS Manager
    I have even reset the theme entirely by deleting Responsive theme and reinstalling it

    (I have CloudFlare and I have deactivated the plugin so it shouldn’t cause a problem – but I made a server name change for Cloudflare to work around the time the problems arose so I am suspicious of this too.)

    This problem makes it virtually impossible to edit the site’s look since you don’t see what you are doing.

    Thankful for any help
    Alex

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  • WPyogi

    @wpyogi

    Forum Moderator

    You have SuperCache enabled on your site – are you clearing it after making changes?

    <!-- Dynamic page generated in 2.968 seconds. -->
    <!-- Cached page generated by WP-Super-Cache on 2013-07-05 05:34:13 -->
    
    <!-- super cache -->

    I have the plugin but it is not activated.

    Should I activate it to “clear it” as you put it?

    Or should I delete it? I thought deactivated plugins doesn’t affect the site.

    Update:

    Thank you very very much, I reactivated the plugin (quite counter-intuitive) and started clearing everything and now it seems to display changes again.

    The funny thing is it still looks wrong because my site still has a google font which I have deleted – both in my CSS and in the header where you’re supposed to activate it – so it confused me further when trying to fix this.

    People reading this, beware of caching when using this plugin. Apparently you have to clear all the time when doing redesign.

    WPyogi

    @wpyogi

    Forum Moderator

    People reading this, beware of caching when using this plugin. Apparently you have to clear all the time when doing redesign.

    That’s normal, correct, expected behavior for a caching plugin – if you are working on your site, deactivate it while you are doing that.

    Is the font still “stuck”? Which page/place?

    That’s normal, correct, expected behavior for a caching plugin – if you are working on your site, deactivate it while you are doing that.

    Is the font still “stuck”? Which page/place?

    Yes perhaps it is. I deactivated it though, and still had problems so that is quite notable I thought 🙂

    The font “stuck” was strange, after your solution I still had the Google font “Cabin” in my post titles. After commenting the css using the font out and after reinstalling the theme (which I thought would have cleansed the header.php from this google font link that apparently is required).

    But, I pasted the google font link once everything worked again and put in the css for it so I can’t tell you if the “problem” still persists today because I want the font for now.

    Again, truly grateful for you quick reply and help.

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