I changed the chache management to disable and not there bunch of errors on home page
Warning: simplexml_load_string() [function.simplexml-load-string]: Entity: line 227: parser error : Extra content at the end of the document in /home1/himalay3/public_html/app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Layout/Update.php on line 276
#0 /home1/himalay3/public_html/app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Layout/Update.php(276): mageCoreErrorHandler(2, ‘simplexml_load_...’, ‘/home1/himalay3...’, 276, Array)
#1 /home1/himalay3/public_html/app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Layout/Update.php(302): Mage_Core_Model_Layout_Update->fetchFileLayoutUpdates(’
not sure if this is relevant but before that i was just trying to include some links to home page so playing around with customer.xml and footer_links.phtml files…
now everything is a mess ... i hope i dont have to redo this all over agian…
never mind - it is working now ! this is what happens if you have half knowledge or in my case no knowledge of certain things .. still trying to develop a estore ! can someone please explain how cache management work or point in the right direction?
sorry did not realize posted this twice---