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wp_clean_plugins_cache() WP 3.7.0

Clears the Plugins cache used by get_plugins() and by default, the Plugin Update cache.

No Hooks.


Nothing (null).


wp_clean_plugins_cache( $clear_update_cache );
Whether to clear the Plugin updates cache
Default: true

Code of wp clean plugins cache: wp-admin/includes/plugin.php WP 5.2.2

function wp_clean_plugins_cache( $clear_update_cache = true ) {
	if ( $clear_update_cache ) {
		delete_site_transient( 'update_plugins' );
	wp_cache_delete( 'plugins', 'plugins' );