CacheStorage.has()

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The has() method of the CacheStorage interface returns a Promise that resolves to true if a Cache object matches the cacheName.

Syntax

caches.has(cacheName).then(function(true) {
  // your cache exists!
});

Returns

a Promise that resolves to true if the cache exists or false if not.

Parameters

cacheName
A DOMString representing the name of the Cache object you are looking for in the CacheStorage.

Examples

The following example first checks whether a cache called 'v1' exists. If so, we add a list of assets to it. If not (meaning the has() promise would reject) then we run some kind of cache set-up function.

caches.has('v1').then(function(hasCache) {
  if (!hasCache) {
    someCacheSetupfunction();
  } else {
    caches.open('v1').then(function(cache) {
      return cache.addAll(myAssets);
    });
  }
}).catch(function() {
  // Handle exception here.
});;

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Service Workers
The definition of 'CacheStorage' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 40.0 44 (44)[1] No support ? No support
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support No support 44.0 (44) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) 40.0

[1] Service workers (and Push) have been disabled in the Firefox 45 Extended Support Release (ESR.)

See also

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