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Prevent Cached CSS

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Are you looking for a way to control the caching of CSS? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to prevent cached CSS in WordPress.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s index.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

Method 1:

	<style type="text/css" media="screen">
		@import url( <?php bloginfo('stylesheet_url'); ?>?<?php echo time(); ?> );
	</style>

Method 2:

	<style type="text/css" media="screen">
		@import url( <?php bloginfo('stylesheet_url'); ?>?v=1.0 );
	</style>

You can use any one method to prevent cached CSS.

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 43 best photography themes for WordPress and how to create a WordPress donation form.

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  1. If anyone wants to get multiple stylesheets working without cache you can try this
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="” type=”text/css” media=”screen, projection” />

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