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Cache Cleaner ModulePlugin

Cache Cleaner - clean cache fast with 1 click.

With Cache Cleaner you can clean your cache fast and easily via a link in your Joomla! Administrator!

If you are editing an article - for instance - and want to see the changes in the frontend, you first have to clean the cache.

Normally this means having to go to the Joomla! Cache Manager, select all cache types and delete them. This is very annoying and requires a lot of clicks and waiting time.

Cache Cleaner gives you a quick link in the top right of your Joomla! Administrator (status bar), which will clean all cache by simply clicking on it. It doesn't need to reload the page either, because it uses ajax to do this in the background.

Cache Cleaner can also clean the temp (tmp) folder
with just one click.
See the Cache Cleaner system plugin settings for some cool extra features...

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NoNumber extensions require php 5.3+
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Reviews: 1
Great extension which has already saved me lots of time: with one click you install the plugin. Just a very limited configuration to have everything working automatically and after every update you do the cache is automatically cleaned. It's great for production sites because that way you know everything will be available to your customers. But also for sites where you are developing content and changing configuration constantly it is a tool which saves an enormous amount of time.
The free version is all I needed till now and it has worked without any lapse since I installed it almost 6 months ago.
Many thanks to Peter! Keep up the good work.
Reviews: 16
I love it, it saves time. It's should be implemented in the joomla core. Thanks a lot!
Reviews: 2
Good extension. But if you find a problem (error) in this extension and then report about it on a forum - the administrator of a forum (Peter), without checking this report, starts proving that is No problem and All is fine. I found two errors in last two versions but instead of "Big Thanks for extra quick report" I received haughty - "don't use my extensions" and blocked topic?! - it, probably, for my spent time (screenshots, videos, account registration for show him his errors!). You can see all conversation at a forum: public extension support -> cache cleaner -> Cant update from 3.3.2 to 3.3.3.
"Excellent"(for plugin) - "Very Poor"(for forum answers) = Average.
But I give you 5 stars, because.....may be you had a bad mood at that time. Good luck and more kindness and professional endurance.
Reviews: 8
This little plugin makes those tiny changes (and then another little tweak) so much easier on a production site - no need to turn off the cache, or be constantly cleaning it manually. Just works - thanks so much!
Free version is all I've needed so far - great that it can be installed with one click via the install from web tab, then that's it, voila!
Reviews: 13
Just nailed the Pro version of this bad boy for half-price thanks to Peter moving house.

Ahh the benefits of Twitter....

The pro version is definitely worth it!
If only for the front-end cache cleaning?! :)
Reviews: 9
Without this extension you have to spend 2-3 seconds every time you want to clean your cache. With this extensions you can clean the cache with a clik. No big deal someone says. I'm saying that is a big deal when you have manually clean a cache again and again and again. No time to spend thanks to cache cleaner.
Reviews: 5
I have been using Cache Cleaner 3.3.0FREE for a week while upgrading a 3.15 site (and also previous versions on a 1.5 site over several years).

It's so simple and quick - just one click of the "Clean Cache" button each time I make an edit in the back end. I have saved lots of time and frustration by NOT having to go through the System / Clear Cache menu and then check the Cache Group and click the Delete button - dozens of times each work session!

I thing 3.3.0FREE should be included the Joomla core.

Nice one Peter - and many thanks.
Reviews: 21
For someone who fiddles a lot with content this little tool is invaluable. Thanks Peter.
Reviews: 13
Click and it's done.
So good when you get paranoid on something not working as expected.
"Must be the Cache"
Seriously it saves time (1sec+1sec+1sec+1sec+...)
Reviews: 8
Brilliant bit of work by the author. This really should be included as standard in Joomla - it is That good! :)

Well done and thank you.
Reviews: 7
One of the best extensions I have used. Once again a great contribution by the developer. Its free with all necessary features and is a great tool to manage cache. The only drawback is that you dont have control over what part of cache gets cleaned. This simply cleans the ENTIRE cache of your site so your site has to work harder to rebuild all cache. !
Reviews: 20
One of the must have extensions. Gives you full control over cache. Auto clear cache on save and other events. Can clear cache without log in just by secret URL (in free version!), which can be very useful.
Reviews: 27
This extension have saved me a lot of time.

Highly recommended!!

PS! just be sure to check that your server is running php 5.3+ as this is required........
Reviews: 1
Thanks a lot for this very great extension. While installing the extension I had some problems, but the dev replied in his forum very fast and with very useful help. I really recommend this extension for everyone with enabled cache.
Reviews: 3
Excellent. i used the free version on my site (first at 1.5 and now at 2.5) and it was great.
But the Pro version have the unique feature (among others) for scheduling a cleanup. A must have extension.
I'm also using 2 extension of yours (articles anywhere, module anywhere). You made my life easire. Great job.
Reviews: 2
This is a really useful extension for every joomla! developer. It could be integrated by default in every Joomla! version. Thanks!
Reviews: 4
I am testing it right now and till now its working very good. Thinking about it to buy the pro version for the cron option. thanks for the plugin.
Reviews: 29
Cache cleaner is very useful extension with makes cleaning cache and checking-out all site resources very easily and fast with Ajax request without reloading page.
Reviews: 52
Having issues with cache when seting up a site or running it afterwards is quite common, and with this small module for the backend, it is a breeze to clear the cache, and clean up nicely.
Reviews: 117
Does exactly what it says on the tin. I love it and adore it, nearly as much as my wife. OK,maybe went a bit far there. The plugin works like a dream, is just what the DR. ordered and you guys need to clear your cache schedule and go have a virtual BEER. Donation on route.

thank you
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