How can I Clear the cache in Magento

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asked Jan 9, 2013 in E-commerce by reema40 (820 points)
I am having some issues with Magento and I want to try to delete the cache and see if this will fix my problems, since I have never cleared the cache since I started using Magento weeks ago. The problem is that I can’t find any option in Magento itself for deleting the cache. Can anyone please help.
Thanks and regards
commented Jun 12, 2014 by perrysun (680 points)
edited Sep 22, 2016 by perrysun
BTW, I've recently found one extension that makes Magento caching system much better - http://amasty.com/magento-full-page-cache.html . There is an option to clear cache automatically in the stated time. Nice!

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answered Jan 9, 2013 by expert (14,380 points)
There’s a folder in Magento  that contains all the cache, and it’s located at your Magento installation directory   /var/cache. To clear out  the cache just delete this folder.
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answered May 2, 2014 by perrysun (680 points)
Hi! You can clear cache in your admin area. Just login, go to System > Cache Management and choose the type of cache you need to clear. That's it!
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answered May 15, 2014 by brianmagento (400 points)
You may follow this tutorial to clear cache in Magento
http://magentotutorial.org/how-to-clear-magento-cache/
Hope this helps
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