How to clear cache automatically on symfony?

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by brandy , in category: PHP Frameworks , a month ago

How to clear cache automatically on symfony?

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by darion , a month ago

@brandy 

To automatically clear the cache in Symfony, you can create a command that clears the cache for you. You can do this by creating a custom Symfony command and registering it in the console.


Here's an example of how you can create a Symfony command to clear the cache automatically:

  1. Create a new command file in the src/Command directory of your Symfony project. You can name it something like ClearCacheCommand.php.
  2. In the ClearCacheCommand.php file, add the following code:
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// src/Command/ClearCacheCommand.php

namespace AppCommand;

use SymfonyComponentConsoleCommandCommand;
use SymfonyComponentConsoleInputInputInterface;
use SymfonyComponentConsoleOutputOutputInterface;
use SymfonyComponentFilesystemFilesystem;

class ClearCacheCommand extends Command
{
    protected static $defaultName = 'app:clear-cache';

    protected function configure()
    {
        $this
            ->setDescription('Clears the cache for your Symfony application')
            ->setHelp('This command allows you to clear the cache for your Symfony application');
    }

    protected function execute(InputInterface $input, OutputInterface $output)
    {
        $filesystem = new Filesystem();
        $cacheDir = $this->getApplication()->getKernel()->getCacheDir();

        if ($filesystem->exists($cacheDir)) {
            $filesystem->remove($cacheDir);
            $output->writeln('Cache cleared successfully');
        } else {
            $output->writeln('Cache already cleared');
        }

        return Command::SUCCESS;
    }
}


  1. Register the new command in the config/services.yaml file by adding the following configuration:
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services:
    AppCommandClearCacheCommand:
        tags: ['console.command']


  1. You can now run the command app:clear-cache from the terminal to clear the cache for your Symfony application.


By creating a custom Symfony command like this, you can easily automate the process of clearing the cache in your application. Just make sure to run the command whenever you need to clear the cache automatically.