Embedded Story Map Not Updating

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05-08-2021 11:50 AM
BigWoodRiver
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Hi there! I embedded a story map into my website, however, when I update the story map, it does not update on my website. I've cleared my browser cache, taken down the map on the website, replaced the embed code...and nothing. No updates coming through.

What do I need to do to get the embedded story map to update on my website?

Website: http://www.bigwoodriver.com/map/

Story map: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/25a351cef5924d3ead541f09cdc314c8

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OwenGeo
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@BigWoodRiver -- A story's cache is invalidated on publish; however, we took a look at this and it looks like accessing a story with a URL parameter (like cover=false) still references the cache. That is why it is currently taking an hour to see any updates.

We will address this issue in an upcoming release so that story links that have URL parameters will update immediately.

Owen Evans
Lead Product Engineer | StoryMaps

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JayantaPoddar
MVP Esteemed Contributor

Sorry if I missed something.

But, both the embedded storymap as well as the original storymap look same to me. What update in the original storymap didn't reflect in the embedded storymap?

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BigWoodRiver
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Hi Jayanta — thank you for your response! They look the same for me now, too, though it took over an hour for the updates to show on my website. I wonder if there's a way to speed that up. 🤔

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JayantaPoddar
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After making changes to the original storymap, you may open the website in incognito mode of browser to check if the changes have reflected to the embedded storymap.

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OwenGeo
Esri Frequent Contributor

@BigWoodRiver -- A story's cache is invalidated on publish; however, we took a look at this and it looks like accessing a story with a URL parameter (like cover=false) still references the cache. That is why it is currently taking an hour to see any updates.

We will address this issue in an upcoming release so that story links that have URL parameters will update immediately.

Owen Evans
Lead Product Engineer | StoryMaps

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BigWoodRiver
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That's wonderful, thank you @OwenGeo!

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