WordPress CSS NOT Updating

Working live on a server today, editing WordPress CSS files. Each was taking around 10 mins to update. I’d recently swapped over from FF to Chrome for Web Dev, so I thought this might be the issue. However, according to what I’ve read, WordPress itself caches the Stylesheet.

I stumbled upon 2 fixes, a plugin ( or modifying the your stylesheet reference (usually in the header.php file) to the this:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="<?php bloginfo('stylesheet_url'); echo '?' . filemtime( get_stylesheet_directory() . '/style.css'); ?>" type="text/css" media="screen" />

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Brent Mountford

Web designer / developer, loves to dabble in the web and security.

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