Server-side caching? CSS files fine... PHP files not

December 11, 2017 1.7k views
Apache Caching

I’m updating some files on my server – I’m using PHP, HTML, CSS etc. The CSS seems to be updating when I replace them on my server but the .inc/.php files aren’t. I have checked their contents on the server and they are showing the updated content.

I have checked this on a phone on a different network, in case it was DNS/ISP caching but it’s the same issue.

Is there any caching that comes with DO? I am using the one-click LAMP install. I’ve never had this issue on other servers before… only encountered it on DO.

Any thoughts?

1 Answer


This could be due to some PHP modules like OpCache or APCu. I would recommend flushing those caches and testing it again, or maybe running a quick Apache restart could help as well.


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