Ghost CSS Changes Not Updating

  • Posted October 28, 2021
  • Ghost

I am driving myself crazy; because I can’t seem to figure this out.

I have made several CSS changes on a theme; rebooted the server. Even power cycled the server since I wasn’t all that comfortable with command line and wanted to make sure I didn’t type the wrong command, and nothing is working to show the changes. Cleared my cache, etc.

When I reopen the CSS files; they show my changes so there had to be some sort of cache issue. I can’t for the life of me figure out how to clear the cache on Ghost. I tried “ghost buster” randomly found online when I tried searching for a similar issue thinking that was the command line prompt to clear the Ghost cache. But it runs and then …nothing; no changes are shown.

This is really frustrating lol I have tried searching just about everywhere; but can’t seem to understand the issue.

This is a one-click Ghost install via DO.

Any direction/pointers would be super appreciated.


For what its worth; I also had this issue when I edited the template files directly for some customization. Tried everything but when I power cycled the server the changes were then shown; so I’m beyond frustrated that the CSS changes aren’t showing.

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This is happening to me now. Any suggestions?

For anyone who stumbles on this; this was a ((sort of, I refuse to take full blame haha)) user error.

I needed to recompile the screen.css minified file with my changes.