Editing my overall_header.html doesn't change anything

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Arodeesa
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Editing my overall_header.html doesn't change anything

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I'm trying to make a few changes in my overall_header.html to do stuff like adding a shortcut icon and a few other things.

I've opened my FTP client, gone into /forum/styles/wowblue/template/overall_header.html and copied it to my computer for editing.
Then I've edited the file and uploaded it back (overwriting the old one).
I only have two styles to my forum, and I've checked that I'm editing the header from the right one. But nothing happens. I've even tried deleting the entire file, but my forum remains the same.

I've even replaced the file in the other styles folder, just to make sure, but it still doesn't work.

Anyone out there who can understand what I'm doing wrong?
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Re: Editing my overall_header.html doesn't change anything

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Did you purge the cache :?:
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Realisty wrote:Did you purge the cache :?:
Excuse me for my ignorance, but what's that? I've refreshed the pages over and over, and tracked down the source code for the header, and it's there as I placed it. It just doesn't seem like it's the one that the forum i actually using...
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Arodeesa wrote:
Realisty wrote:Did you purge the cache :?:
Excuse me for my ignorance, but what's that?
Go to your administration panel, look for 'Purge the cache' and hit 'Run now'. :) But it's probably easier to disable template caching while making modifications to your template...
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Djiwie wrote:
Arodeesa wrote:
Realisty wrote:Did you purge the cache :?:
Excuse me for my ignorance, but what's that?
Go to your administration panel, look for 'Purge the cache' and hit 'Run now'. :) But it's probably easier to disable template caching while making modifications to your template...
It worked. Thanks a lot! :D
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I tried purging the cache twice and it didn't work. What does it do when you click "Purge Cache"?
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Admin control panel -> styles tab -> style components -> templates and refresh your template. Also worth noting that general phpBB3 support should be sought on http://www.phpBB.com/community/
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