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[_] wordpress/cache(?) update weirdness

Andy Gale andy at
Wed Nov 7 08:07:11 GMT 2018

Have only skim read this thread. If you’re still having the problem free to
email me or back to the list. I’m thinking it’s an Nginx fast cgi cache
from a setup script that some WordPress developers were keen on a year or
two ago. Can’t remember if by heart but will add more once I get to the

On Tue, 6 Nov 2018 at 22:21, Oliver Humpage <oliver at> wrote:

> > On 6 Nov 2018, at 14:46, Chris Dawson <chris at> wrote:
> >
> > i see there's a wordpress plugin call 'proxy cache purge'. i'm hoping
> > i can get DO to help me configure this (via IP address?) so i can use
> > it to purge the server cache.
> * Don’t touch anything in /var/cache!
> * Sarah is the WP expert, and her email says it all better than I can -
> read it carefully.
> * I would assume Proxy cache invalidator just adds headers to bust caches
> like varnish, but as Sarah said, it’s not going to be a cache like varnish
> that’s causing your problem.
> In the meantime, if your droplet uses php-fpm (rather than mod-php) you
> might find restarting that service clears the cache rather than having to
> do a full server reboot.
> Oliver.
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