You have installed some new plugin, made some modifications or any update on your site and something is not working like before? Don't panic, it is probably just a small issue that can be fixed easily.
Here are some simple steps to follow that will help you very often after updating.
1. Clear your browser cache
You will find many tutorials to learn how to clear your browser cache on Google. Just follow the steps depending on the browser you use.
2. Clear your cache/minify/CDN plugins
Each of these plugins offer some clearing options to load fresh files that have been updated. Clearing options depend on the plugins you use. So check out the help center of each plugin you are using to get extra informations about how to clear cache.
Here are the most famous of them:
Cache plugins basically save a version of your files on your server and serve them when your users go on your site.
- W3 Total Cache
- WP Super Cache
- WP Rocket
- WP Fastest Cache (switch off "PreloadCreate the cache of all the site automatically")
- Hyper Cache
- Comet Cache
- Simple Cache
CDN services and plugins
CDN stands for “content delivery network”. Basically, it’s like another type of web hosting for your website, only this one sits on top of your main hosting account. Essentially, it adds an additional--and global--network of servers to your website’s repertoire.
Here are 4 of the best CDN services available right now:
Once you’ve signed up for the CDN and it’s been activated on the backend of your site, here are 5 of the best WordPress CDN plugins: