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browserSettings.cacheEnabled

A BrowserSetting object that can be used to globally enable or disable the browser cache.

The underlying value is a boolean.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic supportNoNo5656No

Examples

Getting the current value of this setting:

function logResult(result) {
  console.log(`Current value: ${result.value}`);
  console.log(`Current level of control: ${result.levelOfControl}`);
}

browser.browserSettings.cacheEnabled.get({}).
  then(logResult);

Disabling the browser cache:

function logResult(result) {
  console.log(`Setting was modified: ${result}`);
}

browser.browserSettings.cacheEnabled.set({value: false}).
  then(logResult);

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 Last updated by: wbamberg,