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I created a new block (a view block) but it is not available to use in other modules (like panels). If I clear all cache then it shows up.

I don't want to clear all caches but only the right one to get the same.

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If you use Drush you can clearly see there are cache for block and views. Clear both these cache and you will get the required result

  • I tried that but didn't work. Only works if I clear all caches. – chefnelone Nov 5 '15 at 13:50
  • If you have a panel, containing a block display of a view, you're doing it wrong (probably). You should be using a content-pane display of your view for use in the panel. That said, only the outer-most cache is used, so if you cache the panel, and cache the block inside the panel, and cache the view inside the block, only the panels-cache is actually used. – Shabir A. Nov 5 '15 at 14:02
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Block cache is stored in the cache_block bin.

The cache ID is decided by the _block_get_cache_id() function, which you would use like so:

$block = block_load($module_name, $delta);
$cid = _block_get_cache_id($block);
cache_clear_all('cache_block', $cid);

It's worth bearing in mind that advanced modules like ctools and panels keep their own cache, so if the above doesn't work, have a look through the code for those modules and see what they use instead of the standard block cache to store data. Then clear that one instead.

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