Using this technique will definitely slow down your web page viewing, and it isn't a perfect solution because some caching may still occur, but it does help.
See Template Hierarchy if you're having trouble figuring out which template is in use.
When you make a change in a file, it is often on your computer's hard drive and you have to upload the file to your host server in order to view it on the Internet.
Some Word Press plugins also add cache functionality to your Word Press site.
This helps your site load faster because Word Press can retrieve the pages of your blog from the cache instead of generating them all over again.
In many cases, your changes will immediately show up after flushing the cache.
If you are using a caching HTTP reverse proxy such as Varnish on your web server, edits to your files may not appear right away.
Note that Word Press does not come with a cache by default, so the above would only apply if you installed a cache plugin yourself.
You know, even the very best web page designers, developers, and programmers screw up.
The way you clear the browser cache depends on the particular browser you are using.
Here is how you clear the cache on common browsers: In addition to clearing the cache, each browser may have a way of stopping or minimizing the caching of web pages.
To be sure, you can ask a support member for your webhost if any caching plugins are used, and request that they be turned off if needed.