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CSS Change won't apply - Where could the cache be?

Do you reach directly to the updated css file through your browser and you see the old css? Or you just don't see the changes taking effect on your site? Some suggestions for both scenarios: A. Do ...
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How to force cache/browser data clearing in browser?

I have faced the very same problem many, many times. In the meantime I have learned that one can force browser to clear its cache only by versioning assets loading. So you need to find where your ...
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How to force cache/browser data clearing in browser?

You can use mediaVersion. There are a few ways to do that. Look into those 2: Manually adding version to loaded files: $v = JFactory::getDocument()->getMediaVersion() JHtml versioning of loaded ...
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Having to clear the cache even though caching is turned off?

I did a little more research and fixed this by editing the configuration.php file. Specifically, I changed the $cache_handler from 'file' to ''. I still don't know why this works, but can confirm that ...
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How to use cache calls in Joomla 4

The call method has been marked as removed for Joomla 4.0, as it's simply a wrapper for get(). You don't need to manually store the cache as this is done within the get() method: https://github.com/...
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CSS Change won't apply - Where could the cache be?

Some really cheap and oversold hosts tend to cache asset files (images, JS files, CSS files) for a long time. Check in a few hours to see if the file was updated. If not, and assuming you cleared ...
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Joomla cache handler only shows memcached

B9.png First of all you should check the administrator/cache and /cache folders exist. Obviously file cache can't work without those folders. If they don't exist just create them and that may solve ...
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ZOO Cache extremely big - 170 GB and growing!

This is a problem with Zoo that everybody is complaining about. I think Zoo expects you to use Joomla cache, but you aren't, so it is regenerating the images on every refresh. Zoo's official answer to ...
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Website speed is awful

Ok, let's start from the beginning. Firstly, you should be running Chrome's Lighthouse test to detect any performance related issues. In Chrome, press F12, then go to the Audit tab. I ran an audit on ...
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Caching items with different cache lifetime

Yes, you can cache your data for your plugin, by creating a new JCache instance and setting your custom options. Something like below would do that: // Reading global configuration params $conf = ...
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Site keeps browsing itself all the time

I do not see this as a Joomla issue (except the .htaccess file in Joomla root). From the small part of the log you provided in your question we can clearly read that the requests are made by ...
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How to version assets/images on the entire CMS?

In Joomla 3 for js and css assets you can add 'version'=>'auto' to the attributes of addStyleSheet and addScript: $document->addStyleSheet("...demo.css", array('version'=>'auto')); ...
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How to make redirections cacheable in Joomla?

You can use sh404sef extension to improve sef and perfomance of your site. Cache, 301 redirections, ... http://extensions.joomla.org/extension/sh404sef
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How to make redirections cacheable in Joomla?

You can cache redirect via .htaccess example for redirect non-www to www RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example.com [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.example.com/$1 [L,R=301] R=301 mean ...
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Why am I not seeing current content in my frontend and backend?

Your problem is with browser caching. You should disable it in your .htaccess file and then you won't have to do any refresh. See this post on how to do that: http://www.itoctopus.com/how-to-disable-...
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Can't clear a cache of Joomla module

Perhaps your module has an override in the template used by the website. You can verify this in the template configuration page of the back-office. If that's the case, just delete the /templates/[...
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Why do I have to clear browser cache to see backend changes?

We had a similar issue with a client before - you can find it here. The issue was resolved by creating an .htaccess file under the administrator folder, and then adding (to the .htaccess file) ...
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ZOO Cache extremely big - 170 GB and growing!

Actually, it was an issue with ZooLanders ImagePro component, it was not updated and the site has been migrated from Joomla 2.5 to 3.x Upgrading Zoolanders Framework did the trick
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Component getList cache not loading/saving

In your component controller, check the display function: public function display($cachable = false, $urlparams = false) { //... parent::display($cachable, $safeurlparams); return $...
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Is there a way to clear the cache in the administration?

Yes, there is a way. It is called Cache Cleaner, extension from Regular Labs (ex-NoNumber). With Cache Cleaner you can clean your cache fast and easily via a link in your Joomla! Administrator. Not ...
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Joomla Template - site design not updating

The Demo Joomla sites are hosted by SiteGround and may have SiteGround dynamic cache enabled by default. You could try temporarily disabling "System - jSGCache" in Extensions -> Plugins if this ...
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How to force cache/browser data clearing in browser?

The only way to reliably bust the cache of client browsers is to change the name of the asset in question; forcing all browsers to download it.
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Persistent problem with Joomla cache

Switch to conservative caching, progressive caching should be avoided. You will run into all sorts of issues because of progressive caching, including, but not limited to, memory issues and file ...
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How to force cache/browser data clearing in browser?

You can use JCH Optimize to combine and optimize the delivering of all the script files - CSS and Java. Each combined file gets a new name, when you clear the cache in the plugin. I always use the ...
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How to force cache/browser data clearing in browser?

Add the timestamp of the file as parameter so that the file will not be cached. $mtime = filemtime('/path/to/script/script.js'); JFactory::getDocument()->addScript('/url/of/script/script.js?t='.$...
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Website speed is awful

Have you done already these basic checks? 1 - Enable Joomla Caching This will already significantly boost your page loading times Go to your plugins and open Page Cache plugin Usually it shall be ...
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Having to clear the cache even though caching is turned off?

Cache Cleaner from Regular Labs does the job perfect. Not using any cache is very bad for the performance - SEO and the users.
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class 'JCache' does not have a method 'cleanCache'

Yeah, the documentation is wrong. This is how it's done. I found your question while asking the same thing myself, and I realized that I was going to have to figure it out. Not tough after reading ...
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Joomla 3.7.5 Disable Redis Cache

OK.. I SOLVED. I re-checked the configuration file, and in the end, I found an incorrect value in the folder path for saving the cache file (public $cache_path). So I deleted this value, I left the ...
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Joomla Template - site design not updating

A few things to note: Templates can be assigned per page/menu item. You can have many template styles assigned to different pages We don't know what exactly changes you do on the template and if what ...
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