Some of the important features of the Cache Cleaner addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Cache Cleaner.
In short, Cache Cleaner is a lite addon that let you clear selective browsing data via toolbar popup.
4 Reasons to Use Cache Cleaner
Clear custom browsing-data via toolbar popup UI.
Has the ability to choose time span for clearing data.
Has a button to reload the active tab from toolbar popup.
Available for Firefox, ژhrome and Opera browsers on all operating systems.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Cache Cleaner?
Cache Cleaner is a multi-browser addon that help you clean custom browsing data via toolbar popup UI. Currently there are 14 items available to clear from your browser. Simply mark a desired item, and then click on the - clean - button at the top left corner. Toolbar icon flashes while the addon is working to clean the selected items. Moreover, when the cleaning process ends, a desktop notification will show you what data has been cleared.
2. How can I work with this addon?
In order to work with this addon, please open toolbar popup UI, mark desired items and then click on the clear button at the top left corner. Wait for few seconds until the cleaning process is done. A desktop notification will show up once the cleaning process is complete. If you want to reload the active tab after the finishing process, please click on the reload button at the top section in toolbar popup.
3. How can I download the source code for Cache Cleaner?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. What items are available in Cache Cleaner UI?
As mentioned above, there are 14 items available in Cache Cleaner UI. From top to bottom there are, Cache, History, Cookies, Form Data, Downloads, WebSQL, Passwords, Plugin Data, App Cache, File Systems, Indexed DB, Local Storage, Service Workers and Server Bound Certificates. Please note that, only the first item (Cache) is marked by default. If you would like other items to be included in cleaning process, simply mark them in toolbar popup.
5. Is this addon compatible with mobile browsers?
Yes, this addon is fully compatible with desktop and mobile browsers. However some items might not be available to choose once you open toolbar popup. This is due to the browser compatibility and OS limitations. For example, in desktop Firefox 57, there are few items in toolbar popup that are disabled. Please note that these items may become available in future updates in your browser.
6. Why some items are disabled in toolbar popup UI?
As mentioned above, this is because your browser does not currently support these items in clear-browsing-data API. In future, when the API is updated, these items might become available automatically.
7. Can I schedule a cleaning process?
No, currently the cleaning process is manual. You can only open toolbar popup and press on the clean button to start the process. In future, support for automatic cleaning will be added.
8. How can I choose the time span to clear browsing data?
In order to choose the time span, please open the toolbar popup UI and select a desired time. Currently there are 5 options available to choose. From left to right there is, last hour, last 24 hours, last 7 days, last 4 weeks and all time. The default time span is last 24 hours. Please note that all the settings are auto saved to the memory.
Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this bug report form, you can submit bugs or suggest enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note, this bug report form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or requesting additional information regarding the reported bug(s).
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