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Release status: unmaintained
Implementation Special page
Description Provides a special page that allows to wipe the objectcache table
Author(s) Rob Church (Robchurchtalk)
Latest version 0.1
Database changes No
License Public domain
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The PurgeCache extension adds a new special page, PurgeCache, restricted to users having the purgecache right (developers by default). This page cache be used to to wipe the objectcache table. This extension has no effect if using memcached or a PHP opcode cache for object caching.


  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/PurgeCache/PurgeCache.php";
  • Add the users who should be able to use this extension's functionality to the "developer" group via via your wiki's "Special:UserRights" pages. See Manual:User rights .
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.