How to clear cache in laravel 8 via routes, controllers and commands?

There are several ways to clear cache in Laravel 8 via routes, controllers, and commands. Here are three possible methods:

  1. Using a Route: Create a new route in your web.php file that will clear the cache when accessed:
Route::get('/clear-cache', function() {
    return "Cache is cleared";

This route will call the cache:clear command provided by Artisan, which will clear all cached data.

  1. Using a Controller: Create a new controller method that will clear the cache when called:
use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Artisan;

public function clearCache()
    return "Cache is cleared";

Then, define a new route in your web.php file that will call this controller method:

Route::get('/clear-cache', [YourController::class, 'clearCache']);

Using a Command:
Create a new command that will clear the cache when executed:

use Illuminate\Console\Command;
use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Cache;

class ClearCacheCommand extends Command
    protected $signature = 'cache:clear-custom';

    protected $description = 'Clear the application cache';

    public function handle()
        $this->info('Application cache cleared!');

Then, you can run this command in your terminal using php artisan cache:clear-custom.

Note that all three of these methods will clear the application cache, including the cache for views, configurations, and routes.

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