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Any changes you make to the dashboard no longer apply to your blog?

This is a fairly common mistake that many novice bloggers can not fix. In this tutorial I will show you how to fix this error.

Before we start, if you have never installed WordPress discover How to Install a WordPress Blog in 7 Steps et How to search, install and activate a WordPress theme on your blog

Then, let's go back to why we are here.

How to manifest this bug on WordPress

The typical symptom of the bug is the inability to see new articles on the blog's homepage. However, it is still possible to see each article individually by clicking on the link " See article From the article editing interface.

The other symptom of this bug is changes to widgets that are not supported on the blog.

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If you are facing these kinds of bugs then you have to keep reading the following.

What are the reasons for this problem

Before explain the solution, it is important to understand what causes the bug.

There are two main reasons that justify this bug. The first is the cache of your browser. Sometimes your browser (especially Google Chrome) will display a cached copy of your blog instead of displaying the real-time version.

To correct this error, press " CTRL + F5 "(or Cmd + R on Mac) to reload the page.

See also How to use the non-persistent cache of WordPress

The second reason, and the most common one, results from a bad configuration of a cache plugin on WordPress. To check if a plugin actually is the cause, you must make sure that you actually use a cache plugin on your blog.

The most used plugins are W3 Total Cache et WP Super Cache.

Check them out and let us know what you think of the next.

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How to fix the cache problem

So what you need to do first is to clear the cache in the settings of your cache plugins. With W3 Total Cache, you have to click on the button Empty All Caches ", Available on the dashboard of the plugin.

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The error should normally be corrected. From now on, any changes you have made to your home page will be displayed.

You can also check the plugin settings, to make sure that you actually have control over the content that can be cached, with the functionality " Page Cache ". On W3 Total Cache, go to the " Page Cache », Make sure the option« Cover the front page Is disabled.

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Thus, the home page will no longer be cached.

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If none of these solutions can solve the problem, then you must disable the activated cache plugin on your WordPress blog.


After disabling the cache plugin, visit the home page to see if the issue has been fixed.

If this is the case, then your cache plugin has not been configured correctly.

In this case, I invite you to read our guides on W3 Total Cache and WP Super Cache.

Here ! Now configure your WordPress cache.

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You can use other WordPress plugins to give a modern appearance and to optimize the handling or operation of your blog or website.

Here are some premium WordPress plugins that we recommend.

1. WooCommerce Page Builder

WooCommerce Page Builder is a very popular WordPress plugin that offers a fairly large number of shortcodes and allows you to create several types of custom pages (product, cart, checkout, "My Account") on your WooCommerce website.


It's an extension of the plugin Visual Composer that you must install beforehand. Thanks to this premium WordPress plugin, you will be able to create unique e-Commerce websites using any WordPress theme, and make a lot of money.

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2. Bookly PRO

Bookly Pro is a premium WordPress plugin that allows you to add a fully automated online booking system to your website. It offers a fully customizable booking form that supports online payments, notifications and synchronization with Google Calendar. It also offers advanced features for making appointments online.

Its default configuration includes: a booking form fully customizable that can be used on any device, aFilterable, sortable and searchable list of reservations, which you can print or export to a CSV file, a nUnlimited shade of staff with individual work schedules, rates and the ability to manage their profile and booking schedule online.

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There is also a nUnlimited shadow of services that you can group into categories and set unique colors for easy viewing in Bookly Calendar, a bimportable and exportable customer base with an unlimited list of customers that displays payment statistics and internal notes on the customer and many others.

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3. Portfolio Designer

Portfolio Designer is another great option if you want to create a portfolio or image gallery. Just install this plugin and use the included options to create your portfolio.

Choose a grid, a masonry, a slider or justify the layout, add a pagination, load your images manually or automatically, add title links, borders, shadows and custom colors and finally choose from more of 50 image effects and hovering.

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The created portfolio will be fully compatible with all browsers and mobile devices.

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Here is ! That's it for this article. I hope it will help you to fix the error regarding the inability to update the blog. Do not hesitate to contact us if you do not understand a point.

However, you will also be able to consult our resources, if you need more elements to carry out your projects of creation of Internet sites, by consulting our guide on the WordPress blog creation.

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This article features 2 comments
  1. Hello everybody
    My name is Eric and I am new to this blog.
    I have just acquired DIVI and I am not really an expert. I created a site using the divi builder. I went 'from scratch'. I created sections, columns and modules. I put content and I stylized each content. In BACK, with the DIVI builder activated, everything is fine and my site is nice. By cons when I view it in FRONT I have the content but not the style.
    However I validate each modification well and I save well before leaving the builder. In addition I regularly empty my cache, I added memory allocation in my wp-config.php (define ('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '64M');
    Helping hands please?
    thanks in advance

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