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Hi there,

I have updated a webpage and it appears that some users are still seeing the older version of the page. Is there a way I can force the user's version of the page to display the latest content on the page?

I have see I can add some meta tags which control the cache, but my site relies quite heavily on cookies, so I guess clearing the cache would reset/have an effect on the cookies?

Does anyone have any ideas on how I can make users always see the latest content?

Thanks!

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Add some PHP to the top of your page setting the header to not cache the page.

<?php
 
header("Cache-Control: no-store, no-cache, must-revalidate, max-age=0");
header("Cache-Control: post-check=0, pre-check=0", false);
header("Pragma: no-cache");
 
?>

Or if you must use plain HTML.

 

 

<meta http-equiv="expires" content="Sun, 01 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT"/>
<meta http-equiv="pragma" content="no-cache" />
Edited by Xaotique
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Your host might still to some extend cache your site. You could ask them to clear cache on your site and hosting platform.

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