Solve the caching problem when doing updates in WordPress


When you update WordPress, add or template, you may encounter problems with the template control panel, gutenberg article editor, or the classic editor, or you may find other problems with the layouts, for example, they have become poorly displayed. The reason for this is that modifications have been made to the site files and the browser you are using is still using old files because browsers also have their own storage feature such as Firefox or Chrome. In order to avoid this problem, there are simple steps that you must take

  1. Update the template and the plugins that you use
  2. Emptying the cache for the add-ons that are used such as w3 total cache and others
  3. Empty Cloudflare’s cache (cloudflare.com) if you’re using it
  4. To empty your browser’s cache All you have to do is press Ctrl + F5

Update template and plugins

The first thing you should do is update the important plugins that have an impact on the WordPress dashboard. After that, update the template.If you have previously updated to version 5.5, you may find it difficult to update the plugins and templates, so if you want to update them, you can update them from the page referred to in the image below

update plugins wordpress 5 5 - WordPress Magazine

Clear plugins cache

As for emptying the cache, each plugin has a specific method, so I will give you pictures of the most used plugins in WordPress.

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Add W3 Total cache
Add WP Super Cache
Add WP Rocket
Add WP Fastest Cache
Add Hyper cache
Add Litespeed Cache

Clear Cloudflare’s Cache

As for the cloudflare service, the matter is simple. All you have to do is go to the cloudflare control panel, choose the site, then go to the caching tab, then configuration.

Clear the cloudflare cache, step one
Clear Cloudflare’s Cache

Click on the Purge Everything button and a popup will appear confirming the deletion of the cache as shown in the image below.

Clear Cloudflare Cache Step Two
Clear Cloudflare Cache Step Two

Clear browser cache

This is the easiest step you can take to make sure that the update has gone well. There is a slight difference between PC (windows and linux) and mac (apple) devices. All you have to do is press from the keyboard on:

Device (PC): Ctrl + F5
How to empty the cache for browsers on a computer (PC): Ctrl + F5
Device (Mac): CMD + R
How to clear cache for browsers on a Mac (Mac): CMD + R

After completing all the steps and the problem still exists, in this case, you must contact the developer of the add-on or template.May you rest in love and peace, mercy and blessings of God be upon you 

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