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JCache is an abstract class which defines Joomla's basic caching functionality. The class needs to be extended by a concrete cache handler. The Joomla Framework currently provides the handlers JCacheView, JCachePage, JCacheCallback and JCacheOutput

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Method name Description
__construct Constructor
getStores Get the storage handlers
setCaching Set caching enabled state
setLifeTime Set cache lifetime
get Get cached data by id and group
store Store the cached data by id and group
remove Remove a cached data entry by id and group
clean Clean cache for a group given a mode.
gc Garbage collect expired cache data
getInstance Returns a reference to a cache adapter object, always creating it


jimport( 'joomla.cache.cache' );


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