Cloudflare is a CDN or Content Delivery Network. Cloudflare is mostly used to load our website very quickly from all over the world.
If any of our websites are connected to Cloudflare, we often update the content or changed anything on the website, it is not instantly updated or shown on the website. This is because of the Cloudflare cache data. Cloudflare’s cache data is automatically cleaned after a certain period of time and indexes the updated website data.
As a result, we can’t see the updated data on the website. This is can create some problems many times for the website visitor. You can manually delete the cache data file from Cloudflare by following the easy steps shown below and can able to show the instant update on the website.
To do this First, log in to your Cloudflare Account.
Then select the Website you want to clean the cache data file.
You can see an overview of the website that will open in front of you. Click on the Purge Cache on the right side of your hand.
Then a new page will open in front of you. Click on the Purge Everything button there.
Now a pop-up window will open in front of you. Click on the Purge Everything button again.
Then at the bottom of the page will show a Confirmation Message. Now, wait for a few seconds.
Your Website’s Cloudflare cache data file is deleted. Now please clean your Browser’s History and Cache files. Now you can see your updated website.
If you want, you can increase or decrease this caching time of Cloudflare. For this, you need to follow the steps shown below.
First, select your website from Cloudflare.
Here you can see an overview of the website. Click on the Purge Cache on the right side of your hand there.
Then a new page will open in front of you Scroll down to the bottom and select the time you want to set for the Browser Cache in the TTL section.
Now, wait a while for your new settings to be applied.
This way you can control the caching system of your websites from Cloudflare.
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