How to clear Cloudflare cache from App Platform static website after destroying app?

I destroyed a previous site and removed my domain from that app. Then I created a new app and defined the same domain for that app at Digital Ocean.

When I access the domain, the old site keeps showing up, cached from Cloudflare. But when I access the Digital Ocean default url, it shows the right version of my site I just deployed, as it should be.

How can I clear Cloudflare that’s being hit.

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June 30, 2024


The issue you’re experiencing is likely due to caching in Cloudflare. When you make changes to your site or its underlying infrastructure, Cloudflare may still serve the old cached version of your site.

You can also enable Development Mode to bypass the cache temporarily while you make changes.

  • Go to the Caching section in the sidebar.
  • Click on the Configuration tab.
  • Toggle the Development Mode switch to ON.

Hope that this helps!

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