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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Are there any server requirements for WordPress transients to work properly?

Background Info I sell WordPress themes where I include a Twitter widget. In the widget I use a WordPress transient that refreshes every 3 hours to cache the Tweets. I've got thousands of people ...
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Debug Performance Issues

I've had a WordPress blog I've hosted on Dream Host for several years now. Recently (the past year) my site is going down often. Via Dream Host I found that I'm using up my CPU limit and they are ...
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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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How well does WordPress scale?

With the new WordPress and it's new features, it seems like WordPress is capable of much more than a simple blog engine. But how well does WordPress scale being used by say 10k -> 100k users per day? ...
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Apache extensions for WordPress' working without troubles

I have a new web server at the Hetzner EX60. With this new site I have many problems. First of all I need to say that I have problems with default theme and without any plugins. I tried to resolve ...
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Session alternative for plugins (due to caching)

I'm building a plugin that picks a random post from the database and delivers the result dynamically to the user. For certain aspects I need to know the post ID that's been randomly selected. Session ...
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How long is “as long as possible” in wp_cache_set()?

The documentation for wp_cache_set() says that if you pass in 0 for $expire (which is also the default), then it is cached for "as long as possible". How long is this? What determines it? Are we ...
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Transients and WP Super Cache? [closed]

Is it worth using Transients when running WP Super Cache? We have a website that get's updated 20 times a day with new post, so I set a lot transients for queries that don't reflect those updates. My ...
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AJAX vs Fragment Caching for W3 Total Cache [closed]

I'm running a WP site with WooCommerce and I want to do some caching. I'm going to exclude the pages such as the cart/checkout for obvious reasons however there are a couple of the things on the site ...
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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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Limit cache size from W3 Total Cache [closed]

Is it possible to define a limit for how much space W3 Total Cache is allowed to use?
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Cache minified assets NGINX / fastcgi_cache [closed]

I tried using ngx_pagespeed but the cpu usage is too much for me. Now I need a minify tool that can do the best on my websites (all wordpress) and can work together with fastcgi_cache. Here is how it ...
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Browser cache for dynamic content (list of tags)

What does WP have to offer when it comes to generating dynamic content that rarely changes? I've created a jQuery backed metabox which implements auto complete and has the option of not allowing ...
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W3 Total Cache Minification: way to revert back? [closed]

W3 Total Cache Minification: after adding all my js files in the minification settings, what if something screws up? Is is possible to revert back to the original un-minified files? Thanks.
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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: ...
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w3 total cache and sitemap.xml

I have been installing lately w3 total cache on my wordpress site and today webmaster tools has been mailing an error by sitemap.xml crawling. Sitemap ist HTML. Is anybody experienced this issue with ...
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Slow WP Site, theme.php not caching? Up to 25 second load time! [closed]

I have two WP subdirectories off of a Joomla domain. The Joomla load time is ok. However, the WPs are so so sooooo slow. The back end is slow too. I have w3 cache installed on both and I've copied the ...
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Multiple WordPress sites eat up alot of RAM

I have a VPS with 30 WordPress sites. I am running nginx & APC and notice it eats up my RAM up to 1GB and it increases each time I add another site. I notice APC is the one that's causing the ...
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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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Configuring WordPress for Amazon CloudFront Caching?

Amazon CloudFront is a content distribution network (CDN) that can help you survive a huge amount of load in a short amount of time. What's the easiest way to configure WordPress to host its files ...
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Cache plugin Cache all Pages by cron

Does someone know if there is a cache plugin where you can choose if you can cache all pages at once? And if possible with a cron!
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cache reset button and question about deleting cache

I need to put a "delete cache button" on front-end pages. I am looking for plugins for it. any experience or recommendation for it? Can you recommend me a plug in when i create a reset button? What ...
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Correct way to perform non-cacheable DB query

Consider the code function getNow() { global $wpdb; $now = $wpdb->get_var("SELECT NOW()"); $wpdb->flush(); return $now; } I am using the above method to avoid caching ...
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How to use cache with simplepie

According to the docs, if you want to cache results for a fetch of RSS feeds with simplepie, you do this: add_filter( 'wp_feed_cache_transient_lifetime' , 'return_7200' ); $feed = fetch_feed( ...
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Extremely slow Wordpress website with 6000 posts

I have a website with 6000 posts and it is extremely slow. Sometimes I get this error in my browser: Service Temporarily Unavailable The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to ...
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Are get_bloginfo queries cached to start, or should they be cached?

I was just wondering if calling get_bloginfo too many times was going to harm performance in a theme and if the data should just be put into its own var?
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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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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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Disable WordPress cache programmatically on a request [closed]

How do I turn off the WP Super Cache & W3 Total Cache functionality programmatically? For instance, I neither want to make it use the cache on some requests nor cache the output of the request, do ...
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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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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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WebHostingBuzz cache statement

WordPress Usage & Modules: We do not allow any WordPress caching modules since they continually cause server overload problems and are only allowed on VPS or dedicated hosting. ...
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Comment Moderation and CDN Caching

I work on a site that is entirely cached by a CDN. We are about to roll out comments and will be moderating every comment before it goes live. When someone posts a comment and the page is rendered ...
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Jetpack stats and caching strategy [closed]

I'm thinking about hosting a WordPress website with agressive caching/optimization strategies (like varnish, microcache, ngx_pagespeed, etc). But I still want Jetpack stats to work alright. What ...
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Wordpress Browser Cache with W3-Total-Cache doesn't show new posts [closed]

I'm running the latest version of both Wordpress (3.5.1) and the always popular W3 Total Cache (0.9.2.8), but I'm having issues with the browser cache. Basically I can't figure out the settings to ...
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Forcing reload of editor-style.css

Is there a method to force the refresh of editor-style.css, when I change manually the stylesheet for the TinyMCE editor? Modification doesn't show immediately but they will be cached in the admin ...
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Cache issue with WP_Query and custom field filtering

I have three separate WP_Queries on a page. Each of them return custom post type items that have a certain checkbox checked and then display one of those randomly. The checkbox has been added using ...
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Is it possible to disable caching of an option when using w3 total cache?

a plugin i'm working on has a conflict with w3 total cache. To be more specific, in my code i have static function get_instance() { if( self::$_instance === NULL ) { // get the settings ...
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Cleared wp-cache and file is still not updated [closed]

I did all the following: Deleted the cache in the WP Super Cache settings Added define('DISABLE_CACHE', true); in my wp-config.php Deleted my 'cache' folder under 'wp-content' However a theme php ...
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Error activating certain plugins

When I try to activate All-In-One SEO Pack or ANY (I've tried all by now!) caching plugin, the page goes blank - i.e the content of the page empty, except the WordPress bar on the top and the toolbar ...
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What are the best practices for using a caching plugin on a shared host?

I've launched quite a big site the other day and I'd like to incorporate a caching plugin. The setup is single-site with some Buddypress features mixed in (for user registration, maps with gpress, ...
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How can I revert to showing cached pages when no database connection is available? [closed]

I don't know much about how super cache works, but I see that at the very least, I can find most of the pages of my site in the wp-content/cache/supercache folder. Now, if WordPress cannot connect to ...
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Where to put W3 Total Cache rewrite rules in .htaccess? [closed]

Should I put them in the following order or the order doesn't matter at all? # BEGIN W3TC Browser Cache # END W3TC Browser Cache # BEGIN W3TC Page Cache core # END W3TC Page Cache core # WordPress ...
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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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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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issues with object cache (memcached as backend) and wpmu when flush_all is run

Im running a rather large wpmu setup bloggersdelight.dk - from time to time, we need to reset the object cache when doing changes on the site. When we do this, things mess up. Option values from sites ...
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User cannot authenticate after signup when object cache enabled

I've just upgraded to WordPress 3.5.1 and the new object-cache.php version 2.0.2 that users some new switch to blog cache functionality. We had this issue with the previous version of object cache, ...
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Is the wp_enqueue method efficient?

I had a quick question regarding how you are supposed to load in scripts with Wordpress. I am developing a theme and I know that the best way to do this is to use the ...
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A bunch of unrelated wordpress using same memcached don't store correctly their datas

Before begin I've to warn the reader: watch out the d! On a single web server (CentOS 6.3) using php-5.3.3 I've a bunch of unrelated wordpress sites (3.5), each one has its own DB (Mysql5.1) so the ...
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how to force caching of wordpress admin

Because of using slow connection these days, I would like to force WordPress's Admin section to be cached in browser (FF,IE) so that it it takes less time to load admin pages (because in fact, most of ...