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The configuration plugin page gets cached, so as soon as I make aThe settings shouldn't be cached, unless that is something in your OS setup. The config plugin explicitly loads all its config files each time it is called and when you save any changes to the settings, it does a redirect to itself after processing the updates. This should not only ensure you see the updated settings, but also ensure that Dokuwiki has them in effect, e.g. if you alter the template setting and press save, you should see your updated settings within the new template.
configuration change, it takes me right back to the settings before
the change. If I have the local.php file open in vi, I can change a
variable in the interface, do an ':e' in vi to reload the file and see
the change in the file, but it stays cached for a while in dokuwiki. I can go back to the configuration page later and the original options
Also, I get the "perhaps you need to log in" message when I click onIt sounds like there is some other problem affecting your access to admin plugins. Do you have cookies enabled on your browser?
the Plugin Manager link on the admin page.
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