How to Update a Page

Having problems updating a page on this site?

Unfortunately, this does happen occasionally. If you're expecting to see updated content (like the latest Horoscopes or Low-Down planetary transits or the Home page), it's usually because your browser is having trouble letting go of the old page content. (Sounds like a bad Pluto transit to me...)

Please try these steps—in the following order—and it should correct the problem:

  1. Refresh:  First, go to the page that isn't updating. Click the Refresh button on your browser to see if this clears out the old page. You may have to try this 2 or 3 times until you see the new updates or decide that this isn't working. If it is working, you will be able to see the updated page right away.

If that doesn't work, try this...

  1. Clear Temporary Files:  You may need to clear your browser's temporary file cache. This is found in different places, depending on which browser you're using. It can be found somewhere in the browser's menu, usually called Options. If you can't find the Options part of your browser, contact me and tell me which browser you're using and I'll help you find it. For example, in Firefox, go to Tools > Options > Privacy; select the Cache tab, and click the "Clear Cache Now" button. In Internet Explorer, go to Tools > Options; from there it's a bit different depending if you're using version 6 or 7. Again, if you can't find it, please contact me and I'll do my best to help.

If that doesn't work, try this...

  1. Reboot:  Close down your browser, shut down your computer, and then reboot your computer (wait for at least 30 seconds for best results). Sometimes computers get gremlins in them that are just determined to mess up your day (a bit like Mercury retrograde...) When this happens, rebooting your computer can often clear the problem (a bit like Mercury going direct).

If that still doesn't work, try this...

  1. Clear Cookies:  On rare occasions the previous steps don't work. In that case you may have to try a bit more radical approach  ̶  clearing your browser's cookies. I don't recommend doing this unless the other three attempts don't work, because clearing cookies could affect other things about your browser (like automatic logins on some websites). Please contact me if you need to try this and I'll try to walk you through it.

If you need any help with this website, or if you'd like to send me feedback or comments about the site, please contact me.

Thank you for your patience!

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