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Why Is Squarespace Not Updating?

Last updated on December 27, 2022 @ 10:34 pm

There are a few possible reasons why your Squarespace site might not be updating. First, check to see if you have an active internet connection.

If you’re connected to the internet but your site still isn’t updating, it’s possible that there’s a problem with Squarespace’s servers. If this is the case, wait a few minutes and try again later.

If your site is still not updating after checking your internet connection and waiting a while, the next step is to clear your browser’s cache. Clearing your cache will force your browser to fetch fresh versions of all the files that make up your Squarespace site, which can fix many common update issues. To clear your cache, follow the instructions for your specific browser below:

If you use Safari:

PRO TIP: If you are experiencing issues with Squarespace not updating, it is likely due to a caching issue. Clearing your cache and cookies should resolve the issue.
  • Open Safari and go to Safari > Preferences..
  • In the Advanced tab, check the box next to “Show Develop menu in menu bar”
  • With the Develop menu now visible, go to Develop > Empty Caches

If you use Google Chrome:

  • Open Chrome and go to Chrome > Preferences.
Dale Leydon

Dale Leydon

Sysadmin turned Javascript developer. Owner of 20+ apps graveyard, and a couple of successful ones.