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I don't see my changes after publishing

Problem:

You just published some updates to your web site, but when you go to view your web site, you see your old pages instead of your changes.

The problem is that your browser, by default, 'remembers' web pages you have recently visited.  It does this by storing a copy of recent web pages in an area of your hard drive called "Temporary Internet Files".  More often, this area is referred to as your "cache".

To resolve the problem is simply a matter of cleaning out your "cache", and then changing your browser setting so that it checks for revised (newer) pages every time you visit a web site.

The process is slightly different for Internet Explorer (IE) and Netscape (NS) browsers, and I address both below.

Internet Explorer solution:

1. To clear your current browser cache, click on: Tools -> Internet Options. The General tab should already be selected. Click on Delete files, then click OK.

2. To change your cache settings so this doesn't happen again, click on the Settings button, which is right next to the Delete Files button; then click on the option 'Every visit to the page', then click OK, then OK again.

3. Finally, to clean out other temporary files from your PC (if you are running Windows 98/ME/2000), be sure to run the Disk Cleanup utility periodically.
Netscape Navigator solution:

1. To clear your current browser cache, click on: Edit -> Preferences. Then click on the  +Advanced tab, then click on Cache.  Click on the Clear Memory Cache, then OK. Then click on the Clear Disk Cache, then OK.

2. To change your cache settings so this doesn't happen again, while on the same page as in step 1, make sure the option Every time is selected, then click OK.

3. Finally, to clean out other temporary files from your PC (if you are running Windows 98/ME/2000), be sure to run the Disk Cleanup utility periodically.