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Is there any danger in deleting all transients?

I have a big site for a client, and as it is a really customized wordpress installation with lots of extensions on functionality, I can't use the caching plugins. To improve the performance, I built ...
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How to organize and cache additional data associated with terms?

I'm updating a plugin of mine and am have a hard time figuring out the "best way" to build in a specific bit of functionality. The plugin allows users to associate images from their media library to ...
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Using transients in conjunction with memcached

I was hoping someone could clear the air for me when it comes to using transients with memcached. When running a plugin like w3-total-cache, are there any actual performance advantages to using ...
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How does object caching work?

I'm looking for a definitive answer here. When object caching is enabled, where do options and transients end up living? By default, both are stored in the database. But I've heard some references ...
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Cache remote (HTTP) request with Transients API

I am trying to use get_transient() method in my word-press ,have read the document and seems like i am doing what has been described in the docs. I need to show Weather in my Website and i am using ...
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W3 Leverage browser caching not working for google pagespeed

I have a site at http://iqonline.eu which uses w3 total cache for all its caching and minifying purposes and everything is working nicely as per normal. However when checking the site on Google page ...
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Proper hook for W3TC defines, or dynamically disable w3 total cache

I have a site that uses a shopping cart plugin (Shopp), a plugin I wrote, and W3 Total Cache. In my plugin, I'd like to make sure that W3 Total Cache does not serve any cached pages if the user has ...
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Best practices for using the transients API

I've recently come across the Transients API in Wordpress in hopes of improving the performance of the plugin that I'm trying to write. Basically the plugin is storing product details from the amazon ...
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344 views

Stylesheet switching and caching

I'm implementing a site that allows users to switch stylesheets (to show a high contrast version for people with vision impairments). The switcher essentially just changes the <link>ref to ...
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225 views

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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1answer
135 views

How would implement StackExchange 'Questions with similar titles' for the FAQ on my wordpress site

I want to have a FAQ page on my site which has a search box. As the user types in their question, a field below the search box is populated with FAQ answers with similar titles. The exact same ...
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336 views

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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484 views

APC object caching in combination Batcache/memcached page caching?

In the post WordPress Caching Comparisons Part 2 Matt Martz compares different caching setups, among them APC object caching together with Batcache page caching. In his post this combination seems to ...
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Which WordPress pages/URLs should never be cached?

I have a multisite blog that will soon have an Akamai caching service sitting in front of it, serving cached content to visitors (15 minute TTL). I want to configure Akamai to exclude any important ...
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Transient API and caching Plugins

Hello wordpress NINJAS.... I am crazy about transient api and I have implemented it in my theme.My question is If I use transient api is it required caching plugin? (I hate plugins!!!) If I use ...
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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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What is the best way to count and display the number of posts?

I have a section in my site where I display the 10 most popular posts. Now, I want to display a number, from 1 to 10, besides each post. Like this: Top 10 posts post a post b post c and so on... ...
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115 views

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, ...
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184 views

Transient caching for wp query

I read about transient in the codex and some questions and answers here. So i'm developing a web app based on wp. It works now, but i want to optimize it. Users manage content regulary, so crud ...
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How to implement filesystem cache in Wordpress

I'm currently using the Transients API to cache some product details from Amazon. Now I'm looking into adding a file system cache. But I have no idea how to implement it. The only thing that I can ...
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Is priming a Transient Cache possible?

I'm currently using Wordpress Transient Caching when querying images I've uploaded and tagged. Using Transient Caching has really sped up these queries once they are cached, but unfortunately, once ...
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730 views

Exclude certain block from caching using Fragment Caching - doesn't work

I have a one form, and I'm inserting it on page footer from a function file. I need to display a random form to each visitors and thus have a function developed to support this. However, with caching ...
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Should the caching of WordPress menus be specific to each page?

Introduction In optimizing large WordPress Websites for performance I always look at caching certain parts of the Website, mostly (of course) those that require a lot of Queries/calculation. For the ...
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WP Super Cache Bug with Ubermenu

Im having a serious issue with WP Super cache and UberMenu. For some reason, every now and again, I will view my site, and it will have the default styling applied to ubermenu and then this unstyled ...
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How to speed up my site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Steps to Optimize WordPress in Regard to Server Load? I've got a WordPress site with a few plugins installed, and it takes a long time to load. I'm concerned about ...
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555 views

Will caching WordPress affect session variables, custom filed updates and displaying images from a non wordpress table?

I have a hybrid between a WordPress installation and another database with products data. I have custom php codes which pull product data from the external database. I want to cache everything ...
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How to exclude a specific template from being cached by a CDN

I’m using a specific template on my self-hosted WordPress blog to display a page with randomized posts. Recently, I configured W3 Total Cache to make use of a content delivery network (CDN). When ...
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Strange caching behaviour

I changed options in my theme (style settings, to keep it simple just say switched color from blue to red) and it seems nothing happened. After some trial and error I figured out that when I am logged ...
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wp_options flooded with transient API entires

I make heavy use of the WordPress Transient API. Suddenly a few days ago my wp_options table began being flooded with transient entries (2GB worth on average). Normally WordPress only writes them to ...
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.htaccess browser caching and user login [closed]

I have a site that involves user logins for certain content. I am leveraging browser caching in the .htaccess file. When a user logs in, they are redirected to a profile page. The problem I'm having ...
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Adding (image) caching to my Tumblr widget

I've hacked together a simple plugin to show the latest image from a Tumblr blog. To avoid upsetting the Tumblr API (v1), I want to cache that image within Wordpress... I think perhaps I can do this ...
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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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2answers
88 views

Theme compression/ minifying or W3 Total Cache - which should I use?

I run a WP3.x Multisite setup. One of the themes I use on a site has options for minifying, using Gzip compression and using data URIs for images (not sure what the latter function is or does). In the ...
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79 views

customize wordpress database error page

UPDATE Initially I suspected this was related to the Wordpress framework I'm using (Genesis) or to my child theme functionality, but turns out that's not the case as I was able to get this to work in ...
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Where to put W3 Total Cache rewrite rules in .htaccess?

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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Why does my site flash white every time it changes page? [closed]

Any ideas? I've never had this problem before. Here is the site.
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Wordpress caching issue

I've updated a page in wordpress and can see the correct result in "preview mode", but if I view the page outside of the admin interface the update does not show. I've search around and tried the ...
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1answer
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How to handle is_user_logged_in() with w3 total cache

I have a site that allows user registration and login but not via the standard wp-login.php etc - it's all done within the theme and a bit of s2member as well. I've been encountering problems where, ...
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Wordpress cache a menu with Transients_API

I want to plain to cache a page menu, that takes about 50 queries on page load. At the moment i have cahche setting code with Transients_API <?php $housemenu = ...
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1answer
407 views

Cloudflare's Rocket Loader + Wordpress -> Ignore scripts?

I'm trying to make Cloudflare's Rocket Loader work on my WP site. Everything works fine except for the WP Visual Editor. I followed the advice here but it doesn't work: How do I add custom attributes ...
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WooCommerce & Caching

I have a div that displays the total amount of products the customer has in their cart, however this isn't updating as I have caching on (W3 Total Cache). Is there a workaround for this? Cheers, ...
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Repeated nav bar queries failing to be cached

Every time a page view occurs, wordpress is sending a complex non-indexed query below. The exact same query is sent over and over and it seems that it is being passed through some "caching" code. But ...
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Disable WordPress cache programmatically on a request

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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Problem with caching, W3TC [closed]

Am using W3TC from a long time but from past few weeks am stuck, as I can't see my edits working. It was all fine in past but from a week my edits in style.css reflects back in like an hour after. ...
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I'm having several WP issues, especially with missing images

My site is at http://www.aviewtoathrill.net. I have deactivated all of my plugins in the hopes of getting my images to show up on the site. Since it is a travel site, images are crucial. I think the ...
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White screen of death WP multisite memcache

We have a WordPress multisite running 3 blogs and have had http://pecl.php.net/package/memcached installed by our hosts. We have tried the Memcache Object Cache plugin, we'll refer to it as MOC from ...
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How to enable Zend Optimiser+ with Batcache

I am using Batcache with APC Object Cache Backend so far. A lot of posts on internet claiming that using Zend Optimizer instead of APC would reduce CPU and memory usage. I could enable Zend ...
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Preloading custom pages in cache using WP Super Cache

I am developing Exposure Inc. Co and am using the RB-Agency plugin for modeling database. The plugin is not very well architected and makes a ton of HTTP queries resulting in high latencies. When a ...
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How to handle cookies from a WordPress plugin on a cached page?

I'm attempting to write a plugin that can work with cookies on a WordPress site that uses page caching (why?). I've been following this tutorial on Esanctuary.net. I'm trying to write to the ...
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WordPress and gzip compression not working but everythinig set up!

I have installed W3 Total Cache on my WordPress site and I enabled gzip compression in Browser Cache area. However gtmetrix reports that I have to enable gzip compression for various js and css files. ...