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

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Basic supportChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 56Opera No support NoFirefox Android Full support 56

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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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