Clear Your WordPress Site Cache

WordPress is fairly database intensive so it’s highly recommended to host your WordPress site with a webhost that provides built-in caching tools or to use a 3rd party Caching plugin. While caching will greatly speed up your site it can also cause some headaches when making updates and/or changes to the site. Below is a list of all the various guides explaining how to clear your site cache. Of course you should only have 1 method of caching on your WordPress site so look for the one you are using below (and if you don’t know ask your webhost or developer) then follow the instructions to clear your cache

Hosting Cache

Some of the best managed WordPress hosts include built-in caching functions and they can be cleared/flushed easily. Below are some screenshots showing how to clear the cache for these popular hosting sites, if your’s isn’t one of them you’ll need to look up directions on their hosting site.


The button to clear your cache in Media temple is located in it’s own admin panel at the top of the WordPress dashboard.

Visit WPEngine


To clear your Godaddy cache you’ll want to use the “Flush Cache” link located in the WordPress admin bar.

Visit Godaddy

Site Ground

Site ground uses “SuperCacher” for their caching and it has it’s own admin panel so you can quickly clear all the cache as well as enable AutoFlush and Dynamic Flush.

Visit Site Ground

Media Temple

Media Temple has built-in cache as well and it can be cleared via the WordPress dashboard admin bar.


Visit Media Temple

Caching Plugins

Below are some screenshots showing how to clear the cache for the 3 most popular WordPress plugins:

WP Super Cache

W3 Total Cache


Better WP Minify Cache

Common CDN’s

Below are links to the support URL’s showing you how to clear your cache for some of the most widely used CDN’s by WordPress sites.

Important: Clear Your Browser Cache

It is useless to clear your site cache if you don’t clear your browser cache, so make sure to check out the guide below explaining how to do so.

Clearing the browser cache is extremely simple and every browser out there has a tutorial on how to clear the cache for that specific browser. Below are the links to the guides for the most popular web browsers: