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Netlify cms data doesn't update on publish, breaks boolean widget and returns null

I am trying to use netlify CMS to manage data in my gatsby js app. I made an update to support a boolean widget but when I make a change in the netlify admin, and depoly that update, the data gets broken and starts returning nulls and won’t update the site properly. I can fix this by clearing netlify cache and re deploying but next time I update the variable it breaks again.

I am new to this framework since i’ve been tasked to update this site that was previously maintained by someone else. Does anyone have any suggestions for solutions to my issue?

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I think I finally solved it.

I had to swap the package = “netlify-plugin-gatsby-cache” with the new package = “@netlify/plugin-gatsby” plugins.

I also updated my gatsby plugins to the latest release and that fixed the issue

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Thanks so much for coming back and updating this thread with your solution! That will definitely be beneficial for future Forums members who encounter something similar.