Static website cache is not purging with redeployment

I have a static website on app engine with 2 custom domains. It has been working for a long time and today one of the domains stopped purging the CDN cache when I re-deploy. I’ve tried to delete the app entirely and create a new one and it still has the cache of the old app :|

How do I fix this?

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Bobby Iliev
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March 25, 2024
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Hey @thorvarium,

This is indeed quite strange. The only thing that I can think of that might be causing this issue is if you are using a wrong GitHub branch that contains an old version of your site.

I would recommend checking if this is the case, and if you are indeed using the correct branch, I would suggest reaching out to the DigitalOcean support team who will be more than happy to assist you with this issue!

Hope that helps!

- Bobby.

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March 25, 2024

Heya, @thorvarium

This can be really annoying, I’ll also recommend you to check you branch and ensure it has the latest app file changes.

Other than that you can ensure that there is no local cache - browser, DNS cache if there were any DNS record changes and also CDN cache is fully cleared or CDN is temporary in development mode to ignore caching for this period of time.


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