A cache is a component that transparently stores data so that future requests for that data can be served faster. The data that is stored within a cache might be values that have been computed earlier or duplicates of original values that are stored elsewhere.

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WP script versioning breaks cross-site caching?

I am loading JQuery from the google CDN using the following code: wp_deregister_script('jquery'); wp_register_script( 'jquery', // handle - WP uses this name to refer to script 'http://ajax....
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Clear cache when a post is submitted [closed]

I have a question. How can I clear the cache when a post is submitted ? Actually, I need to clear two speficied pages which display these articles ? By default, I have noticed the index.php is ...
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APC vs APCu vs OPcache

I m a bit confused and i need ur personal opinion please what should i use ? APC , APCu or OPcache I m usinge : WHM VPS Apache 2.4 / PHP 5.5 / Fastcgi / Wordpress / Processeur 6 vCores / RAM 8 Gio ...
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Speed up Wordpress

I don't have the feeling that my blog is particularly slow, but that's because I haven't really started out yet. I'm very worried that it will get slow soon, especially because I will have blog posts ...
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Settings to get the most out of W3 Total Cache

I'm running a dedicated server which hosts one website - our WordPress install. Currently we're getting around 400,000 pageviews per month and that will likely rise quickly over the coming month - ...
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How do I force Wordpress to show most recent version of images in the media library?

My workflow is sometimes the following: Delete many images from the media library at once (named for example, 01.jpg, 02.jpg, 03.jpg...). Re-upload a series of images with the same file names (01....
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How to cache a shortcode functions output?

I would like to show on my startpage the total count of posts in a WordPress Multisite. Those are nearly 7000 in 500 Blogs. So I made a function which has to go through every blog to count the posts. ...
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Creating your own widgets: using cache?

I'm in the process of making my own widget but I don't like it to fully generate the content each time since the process is quite lenghty. I can easily create my own caching mechanism but I'm ...
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WP Super Cache separate cache for mobile

I'm using the WP Super Cache plugin and inside my theme I have code that executes differently if the site is viewed on a mobile device (iOS, Android) than a desktop browser. How do make WP Super ...
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Should the page cache be refreshed often? [closed]

In the w3 total cache there is the option to set the time until the cache is flushed (and thus, recreated on the next time a visitor comes by). My question is, assuming I've got a lot of content on ...
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Usage of Direct Database Call Without Caching Error

I have a custom function that creates a dynamic copyright year range based on the year of the first and last posts in the database: function jldc_copyright_dates() { global $wpdb; $...
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Can I force get_option to go back to the DB instead of cache?

Is there any way to guarantee that when I call get_option I will definitely get the value from the database and not from cache?
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Plugin a specific cache functionality?

I have written a plugin that puts a (google) favicon in front of each link in my blog. Really simple. Just uses a simple preg_replace_callback on hrefs: $changed_html_reference = ...
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wp_cache_set() or wp_cach_add()

That's the question! There's not much explanation on wp_cache_set() an even less for wp_cache_add(). What should I use in which circumstances?
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Set Session Time Limit for Password Protected Posts

I have made a series of posts and pages password protected on my website using the built-in Visibility setting. They all use the same password, so the user can view all of them after entering the ...
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Failing to open advanced-cache.php which is breaking Media Library

On my WordPress install, which is 3.8 and has all plugins updated, it is using Magic Fields 2 and Hypercache amongst other plugins. I can't insert images into posts because when I upload, it gives me ...
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Cache previous versions of website?

I'm working on a new site for a charity. They publish a printed magazine & we would like the website to always reflect the current issue of the magazine. So far I have a front page (home page) ...
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Using Multisite with a CDN?

I'm running Wordpress Multisite hosted with Bluehost, and only have 5 low volume sites. My site load time has been awful recently, so I've used Lazy Load, DB optimization, Smush.it, and Quick Cache to ...
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How does the default recent posts widget work with cache?

I am trying to build a widget based on the default wordpress recent posts widget. In wp-includes/default-widget.php , I noticed in class WP_Widget_Recent_Posts in function widget(), the recent posts ...
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Should I enable FastCGI on WordPress?

I am looking at my server settings and these are as follows: WebDav : active FastCGI : inactive SSL support : active Perl as Apache module : CGI-Programm PHP module : CGI-...
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Programmatically insert hierarchical terms & set terms for post causes glitch? [duplicate]

I am inserting an array of terms into my custom taxonomy programmatically. Some terms have parents/children. After each term has been entered, I then insert an array of posts into my custom post type. ...
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W3 Total Cache: use cache for request with ignorable query string

Currently W3 Total Cache use cached page only if query string is empty, the rule is: RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ="" in this code (from .htaccess): # BEGIN W3TC Page Cache core <IfModule ...
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tinyMCE.activeEditor = null WP editor loaded in 'Text' mode?

I have a plugin which saves data via AJAX, and realised that it wasn't sending out any request. I opened up the console to look further, and low and behold when trying to look at the object tinyMCE....
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W3 Total Cache plugin integration

I am working on a plugin (widget) that is using some transients that are updated from time to time. That said, when these transients are updated, I think I will need to flush the cache to display the ...
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Empty Super Cache programmatically (with ACF action) [closed]

I regularly use Advanced Custom Fields to create awesome backend interfaces for my clients (as I'm sure a lot of us do…). ACF includes an Options add-on that creates one or multiple global options ...
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Transients vs CRON +Custom Fields: Caching Data Per Post

Wanted some opinions on a solution I'm trying to come up with: I have a fan/enthusiast plugin I'm working on for fans of TV shows. One of the custom post types attached to the plugin is a release ...
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How many caching plugins should be used?

Online researching shows that there are many plugins out there to perform caching on WP. Just to name a few: WP Super Cache W3 Total Cache WP Widget Cache DB Cache Reloaded 1 Blog Cacher Hyper ...
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NextGen Gallery template cache [closed]

I've implemented a custom Isotope template for the NextGen Gallery plugin, and I've made changes and bug fixes to the template, but when I refresh the page the template changes have not taken effect. ...
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Is the W3 Total Cache plugin a good choice for WordPress MultiSite? [closed]

I heard that many people had issues with W3 Total Cache on a WordPress MultiSite install. And then I see this on the plugin page: Compatible up to: 3.2.1 Last Updated: 2011-8-26 Seeing that ...
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PHP Code stuck in Cache [Memcached] [closed]

Been having a bit of a problem with my site regarding our caching method and my php code not refreshing or flushing. To start, my site is on a dedicated Nginx webserver. I used W3 Total Cache for ...
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Plugin Expires Headers - W3 Total Cache [closed]

Using the Google PageSpeed Online, it looks like the CSS/Images/JS files of most of my plugins (including wp-nivo-slider) do not get their expires-headers set. Is there a solution for this so that W3 ...
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Does WordPress's HTTP API use any caching?

I'm working on a plugin to will retrieve data from a remote server and display it on the Dashboard. To do this, I'll be using the WordPress HTTP API but I'm not seeing any information on the HTTP API ...
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How to cache posts based on $_GET? Option name is too long? Options / transients

I have a search feature set up that is fairly expensive and I want to cache the results, based on the $_get string, like: ?search_type=product&relation=or&date=all&s=tagsearch&merchcat=...
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posts_per_page doesnt work

Here is the my custom query ; <?php $Poz = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => 3, 'orderby' => 'date', ...
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WordPress Caching - Transients API or “update_user_meta ” Cronjob?

I'm trying to set user meta based on queries. Basically, things like IF the query returns true, set this or if not, set this (or don't set it, if it is true). This works great but the problem is I ...
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Can I ignore caching of a plugin in W3 Total Cache? [closed]

I currently have a plugin that lets me display a random post in a widget. The problem is that if I activate w3 total cache it will only display that post as long as the cache hasn't been cleared. Is ...
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When use a cache system with WordPress

(sorry if this is duplicated but I couldn't find anything related) I have an WordPress 3.0.3 instalation with some custom coding and tried the W3 Total Cache plugin but had some problems...so I've ...
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How to purge all transient caches?

Is there an easy way to delete all transient caches? A plugin maybe? Or like in drupal "drush cc all"?
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server load. $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] and $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] [closed]

while writing new code and testing it, I incorporate it into my site by testing for the remote IP address as follows; i.e., I'm the only one who will see the new code: in /functions.php: // to hide ...
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Using a wildcard with delete_transient()

I am using the Transients API to hold the output for a gallery plugin's shortcode I created. Due to the number of images used and different layouts needed, the transient name looks lik the following: ...
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Optimizing Jetpack for Wordpress [closed]

Yslow reports following issues with Jetpack: 1) Compress http://stats.wordpress.com/e-201219.js using gzip 2) Configure etags for http://stats.wordpress.com/g.gif?... Modified the format so that it ...
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Is it possible to save an entire piece of rendered HTML in a transient?

I have some query that brings around 50+ posts (I know it's not ideal but had to do that to build something the client asked..) and a set of loops to order them in a certain way and it looks like that ...
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How to cache bust a child theme style.css

There may be several aspects to my question but I feel in essence it's easy: how do you make sure changes to a child theme style.css are properly propagated across caches? I read in a few places that ...
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Can a Wordpress blog be entirely hosted on a CDN if cached?

I am developing a Wordpress blog for a client who believes that more than 1m pageviews will be served every month. Unfortunately his server resources are very limited so I was thinking of hosting the ...
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Cache directory needed for plugin

I'm working on a new plugin, and i need to write a frew cache files somewhere. At first i wanted to create a cache folder inside my plugin with the following .gitignore file in it: # Ignore ...
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How to force content refresh of a page that has been loaded previously by the user? [closed]

How can any page on the site be forced to refresh or load content by ignoring anything in cache, everytime a visitor visits the page for the second time? The website uses twentyeleven & w3tc (...
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How to clear the cache?

I have made changes in my CSS, but it doesn't work. I know it's because of caching from admin panel. How to clear cache of my WP admin. Is there any method to clear the cache?
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Static HTML page caching for large website [closed]

I'm creating a WooCommerce store with 3000+ products (+filters). And I'm using WP super cache plugin because I want to serve pages as fast as possible. This arises problems/questions: When any post ...
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Can WordPress Plugin Directory Cache Delay the Upload of Images?

I've updated my plugin and I can see the updated text on the plugin page but I don't see any of the screenshots or header image. Is it possible that the cache will move the image files over later? Or ...
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Where should a plugin or widget cache its results?

Where should a plugin cache its re-usable results? I have read the code of several well-used Wordpress plugins, and it seems that the answer is not consistent. I have written several plugins myself, ...