Sitecore Utilities: Cache Viewer

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Another Sitecore Utility! This one lets you view what is currently inside Sitecore caches. You can also remove selected entries or clean whole content.

TL;DR

Package: Sitecore Utilities: Cache Viewer.zip

Demo: See quick presentation of all features.

Prerequisites

To run this utility you will need:

Features

Run Cache Viewer

You can run CacheViewer in two ways:

  • Powershell Extensions Toolbox

  • code
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Import-Function Show-CacheViewer
Show-CacheViewer

Refresh all caches

Once you open CacheViewer you don’t have to reopen it to see changes.

Just press Refresh button and view will update.

Open single cache

If you want to inspect a particular cache:

  • find it on the list
  • select it by clicking on it
  • press Open Cache button.

Refresh cache entries

Once you open entry view you don’t have to reopen it to see updates.

Just press Refresh button and view will update.

Remove cache entries

You can remove cache entries by selecting it and pressing Remove Entries button from the ribbon.

If none of the cache entries will be selected you will be asked if you want to remove all of them.

Open cache entry

There is an ability to inspect particular cache entry.

You can see it in two modes:

  • formatted (useful while inspecting HTML caches)
  • raw

Bear in mind that if you open HTML cache in formatted mode it will not look 1:1 as it looks on a page (missing styles)

Installation

Download package from here: Sitecore.Utilities.Feature.CacheViewer-1.0.zip

This is standard Sitecore package.

Summary

This utility is a part of Sitecore.Utilities.

If you need more stuff like this one go to Sitecore.Utilities modules section and see what’s there.

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