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Layout problem with Ancestry interface on Chrome

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Re: Layout problem with Ancestry interface on Chrome

Posted: 1379561484000
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@Lilibet39 - Sorry you had to reinstall Chrome. :/

Web browsers (like Chrome) create a 'cache' of files from websites it visits. This means it creates a copy of certain files that control the design and behavior of the webpage. When code updates are sent out, we try to force your browser to download the latest files, but that doesn't always work - making the page content and the design files to be out of sync (as you noticed on that page). Sorry if that's more info than you wanted.

Whenever you see issues like that, you may want to try to delete your cookies as well as your cache. In Chrome, press Ctrl+Shift+Delete all at once. You'll get a screen like the attached image. Select "the beginning of time". Check "Delete Cookies...", "Empty the Cache", and "Clear data from hosted apps". Then click "Clear browsing data".

Hopefully that helps if it happens again! Thanks @BurgessDonnelly
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