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Updating files on CloudFront

Invalidate files using the CloudFront control panel

Updating files on CloudFront

To stop CloudFront cache from affecting your updated files Amazon recommends the use of versioning but in some case this isn't practical. I'm going to show you how to Invalidate your files using the CloudFront control panel.


I use CloudFront to store the update files for my extensions and I can't version their names because they would stop working. To get around this every time I release a new version I manually invalidate the extensions update xml file using the procedure outlined in this guide.

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Steven Palmer

Steven Palmer

Hi! I'm Steve the founder and head developer of CoalaWeb design studios. I'm an avid supporter of open source projects and the GPL license.


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