Remove Method

Cache.Remove Method

Removes the specified item from the application's Cache object.

Namespace:  System.Web.Caching
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public Object Remove(
	string key


Type: System.String

A String identifier for the cache item to remove.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The item removed from the Cache. If the value in the key parameter is not found, returns null.

The following example creates a RemoveItemFromCache method. When this method is called, it uses the Item property to check whether the cache contains an object that is associated with a Key1 key value. If it does, the Remove method is called to remove the object.

public void RemoveItemFromCache(Object sender, EventArgs e) {
    if(Cache["Key1"] != null)

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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