The WordPress website of yours doesn’t get updated right away. Many of the beginner users are having a problem because of this. Usually, what happens is changes made to widgets, added new posts don’t appear on the home screen of the page. In this tutorial above we will be learning How to fix WordPress website not updating right away?
How do I know if my WordPress website not updating right away?
One of the symptoms by which you can know about WordPress website not updating right away is the new post of your site not appearing on the homepage. However, you can see the post on your site by clicking on the view post link from the WordPress admin area. But not on the homepage. Another common symptom of this is the change made to the WordPress widgets do not show up right away on the homepage. If you are having such problems in your site read the above tutorial to get the complete guide.
What can be the reason that my WordPress website not updating right away?
Firstly before knowing about the solution of the problem, it is necessary to know that what are the causes of your website not being updated. There are two major/common causes of this issue. The first one is your browser cache (especially Google Chrome) will show you a cached copy of your website instead of showing the new one. To resolve this issue, you simply need to hit CTRL + F5 (or Cmd + R in Mac) buttons on your keyboard to reload the page.
As a WordPress beginner, choosing the option of the plugin is considered to be the easiest. You don’t need the knowledge of coding. The problem can be sorted by installing a plugin, activating it and following few steps.
Fixing WordPress website not updating right away:
There are numbers of plugins that you can use for the problem occurring in your site i.e, not being able to fix the WordPress site. Among many plugins options available in the WordPress directory, I would personally suggest you choose Cache Plugin W3 Total Cache. Install the plugin on your WordPress website. For this follow our complete guide tutorial on How to install a new plugin in WordPress website.
Once you’re done installing W3 Total Cache plugin,
- Simply go to the plugin setting page, Click on empty all caches
As a next step, check in the plugin settings page if you can control what is cached by the plugin functionality. The plugin W3 Total Cache has a menu under Page Cache, that allows you with an option to unselect caching of the front pages.
All you have to do is
- Click on Performance>>General Settings
- If you unselect that, then the front page will not be cached.
Deactivate the plugin even if the problem isn’t solved.
After you deactivate the plugin, visit your website if it resolved the issue or not. If it is resolved, it means that you need to set up your cache plugin correctly.
I hope this tutorial with step by step guide was helpful for you to resolve the WordPress website not updating right away issue. In your WordPress website, such error occurs time and again. You can follow the same guide every time. If you have any queries related to the article then Please let us know in the comment box below:
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