Clearing the Cache

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Using caching on your website is possibly the most effective way to decrease the loading times of your web pages and bring content to your visitors quickly. For this reason, sometimes you will see a cached copy of your website instead of showing the new and updated version. In this article we’ll explain the steps needed for clearing the cache so you can see the most recent version of your website.

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Clearing the Browser Cache

Each browser has a different process to follow when clearing the cache. Detailed information on each browser is mentioned below:

  1. Google Chrome
  2. Mozilla Firefox
  3. Apple Safari
  4. Internet Explorer
  5. Opera
  6. Android
  7. IOS
  8. Windows Phone
Note: For more information click here.

Clearing the Plugin Cache

Clearing the plugin cache is different depending on the plugin you use. You’ll need to check the plugin documentation on how to clear the cache, but we also list some of the popular cases here:

WP Super Cache

From the WordPress left menu, go to Settings > WP Super Cache.

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Click on the Delete Cache button under the Delete Cached Pages section.

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W3 Total Cache

Locate the Performance link in the top section of your WordPress dashboard.

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Click on the Purge All Caches link.

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Clearing the Server Cache

In some cases, hosting service providers apply internal caching to improve the performance of the server. This happens especially in WordPress-managed hosting service providers. You will need to contact your hosting service provider, or check their documentation to clear the server cache. Here is a list of popular servers that use this cache system. Click on the link to know how to clear the server cache in those cases:

  1. WP Engine
  2. Blue Host
  3. GoDaddy

Image Caching

Jupiter X uses Beans Framework in the backbone and it has a great image resizing tool powered with a caching feature to ensure your website gets the best performance results. It means that it is having an Adaptive Image Resizing technology which shows resized images, retina ready, based on the screen sizes. So, in the mobile devices, the image source would be a smaller size of the original image and it loads pretty much quicker than the original image. To learn more about this feature, check out this article.

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