Flushing the Purifier - HTML Purifier
Flushing the PurifierFiled under DevelopmentReturn to the index.HTML Purifier End-User Documentation
If you've been poking around the various folders in HTML Purifier, you may have noticed the
maintenancedirectory. Almost all of these scripts are devoted to flushing out the various caches HTML Purifier uses. Normal users don't have to worry about this: regular library usage is transparent. However, when doing development work on HTML Purifier, you may find you have to flush one of the caches.
As a general rule of thumb, run
flush.phpwhenever you make any major changes, or when tests start mysteriously failing. In more detail, run this script if:
generate-schema-cache.php). This usually means adding or modifying files in
HTMLPurifier/ConfigSchema/schema/, although in rare cases modifying
HTMLPurifier/ConfigSchema.phpwill also require this.
HTMLPurifier/HTMLDefinition.php, which also encompasses the files in
HTMLPurifier/HTMLModule/as well as if you've customizing definitions without the cache disabled. (see
You can check out the corresponding scripts for more information on what they do.