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Uploading a new yearbook picture doesn't replace the old one

Forums: Questions and Answers About Building Your Site
Created on: 08/25/11 06:56 AM Views: 972 Replies: 1
Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 6:56 AM

I uploaded a yearbook photo. Later I decided it was incorrect and tried to load a new one. After I uploaded the new one and did a save, I looked at it in the Classmate's profile and it's the old photo. Almost as if it's pulling it from a buffer somewhere. I know the new photo is being pulled in because when I looked a it on disk and it is the new photo.

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Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 8:23 AM - Response #1

You are probably having a browser caching issue. Before uploading the image, change the filename slightly - append a number or something. The browser remembers the file name of the old classmate image and displays that image. If the filename is a different name, the browser will know that it needs to get the current image and display that image.

You could also try viewing it in a different browser or deleting your browser's cache (temporary internet files)


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