Recently, one of our readers asked us how to clear cache in WordPress? Your web browser, server, and caching plugins installed on your website can all serve cached content which can make it difficult for you to see the changes you made to your site right away. In this article, we will show you how to properly clear your cache in WordPress.
What is Cache and When Do You Need to Clear Cache?
Caching solutions store a static version of your website. This allows WordPress to skip running the heavier PHP scripts and improves your website performance.
There are many different type of caching solutions available. The most popular ones are WordPress caching plugins like WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache.
These plugins offer an easy to use interface for controlling what to cache, when to expire cached content, and cleaning up cache on demand.
Managed WordPress hosting providers like WPEngine also run their own caching solutions,