This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

WP Cache Inspect


The aim of the plugin is to help people analyse the behaviour of the cache builtin to WordPress. It provides optional the administrator with a quick overview of how the cache is performing and allows the cache to be removed manually from an admin page.

No longer maintained

This plugin is no longer maintained. It is actively tested up to version 3.4.2.


For the analyze of the object cache is the plugin Debug Objects helpful. This plugin list all content of the cache and helps to analyze.

WP Cache Inspect-idea for WordPress is in originally in by Peter Westwood. WP Cache Inspect is an newer version with more functions and new code, works also in WordPress 2.7.

The plugin displays a small semi-transparent box in the top right hand corner of the page for all logged in administrator with the manage_cache capability. By default this capability is given to the Administrator user at plugin activation and removed from the Administrator user at plugin deactivation. Any user with the capabilty will also be able to clear the cache using the Manage -> Cache page which appears in the administation interface. All options are optional. You can add the link for flush cache in the footer or in the favorite actions (>= WP 2.7).

Please visit the official website for further details and the latest information on this plugin.


Thanks to Peter Westwood for his idea and first version for older versions of WordPress.


Good news, this plugin is free for everyone! Since it’s released under the GPL, you can use it free of charge on your personal or commercial blog. But if you enjoy this plugin, you can thank me and leave a small donation for the time I‘ve spent writing and supporting this plugin. And I really don‘t want to know how many hours of my life this plugin has already eaten 😉


The plugin comes with various translations, please refer to the WordPress Codex for more information about activating the translation. If you want to help to translate the plugin to your language, please have a look at the .pot file which contains all defintions and may be used with a gettext editor like Poedit (Windows).


  • options-area (WordPress 2.7)
  • Data and Link in Frontend


  1. Unpack the download-package
  2. Upload the files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  4. Got to Settings menu and configure the plugin

See on the official website.


Where can I get more information?

Please visit the official website for the latest information on this plugin.

I love this plugin! How can I show the developer how much I appreciate his work?

Please visit the official website and let him know your care or see the wishlist of the author.

Contributors & Developers

“WP Cache Inspect” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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