Improve site performance and user experience via caching: browser, page, object, database, minify and content delivery network support.

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Funny thing happens when testing caching tools

Could please someone explain me what the heck is going on. W3 Total cache gives better numbers on Google Speed Test and Pingdom, otoh WP Super cache almost doubles the load time, home page size and ...
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HIgh CPU usage - Will using cache plugins help

i am having issues with CPU high utilization, more than 92% . Is there anyway to track which plugin or process or user is causing this issue? Will usage of any cache plugin will help this or not ?
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How to use nonces for frontend AJAX voting if the page gets cached?

I'm building a custom voting solution for my site that would allow public AJAX voting on multiple posts per page. Votes can be added/changed/revoked. Values are stored in custom post meta. I ...
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W3 Total Cache - Stylesheet minify ignores dependencies

I'm using W3 Total Cache to minify my stylesheets. There is one issue though. All local stylesheets are compressed into one minified stylesheet which is linked to right at the top of the ...
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How to stop wordpress from changing default .htaccess permissions to 444

I installed my website using an installer - fantastico for a quick install. Just a few days ago, I started getting a weird error in w3tc plugin and it would ask me to update via ftp as you can see ...
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w3 total cache : Force minified css to reload on client side when style.css is changed

Im trying to force the minified CSS file generated with the w3 total cache plugin to reload after editing the style.css file. Here's what i did : Empty all cache Add the file version after the ...
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How can I use fragment caching to exclude certain plugins from being cached?

I'm using the popular W3TC to optimize load times. The website that I run is dynamic and has login widgets as well as status indicators for game servers. The widgets are not hard-coded into the ...
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When using W3 Total Cache should I remove my enqueues from functions.php [closed]

I am using W3 Total Cache, but when adding the stylesheets and scripts to cache I am not entirely sure whether I should remove those scripts from my functions.php enqueue list or not. Also a small ...
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Get previous post ID for wordpress blog in admin area

I use W3 total Cache for my wordpress blog. I want to automatically purge the cache of the previous post, when a new post is published (or when status of a scheduled post becomes published). Note: I ...
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Wordpress cache login issue (w3 total cache) [closed]

I am using w3 total cache, and only few of its functions are on - browser cache, page cache. Yet when someone tries to login, seems like they have the homepage or other pages cached because they have ...
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Ads below footer

A client of mine has ads on his website, which are managed by a CPT. The ads can be pulled in via a widget, hardcoded query and a shortcode. I have an issue that isn't consistent that I'm trying to ...
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WP Optimization: Multiples call to wp_options table all the time, is this normal?

I've a problem on my site since it is running very very slow and I can't find the cause of this. So I'll need some kind of desperate help from people here. I'll improve the question any time I perform ...
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Trouble with Wordpress local development and deployments

The Setup: I'm setting up a Wordpress-powered application using Elastic Beanstalk from Amazon Web Services. All development is being done locally under a MAMP apache2/php5 server environment with a ...
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W3 Total Cache, CDN and Minify

When someone updates a .css in theme editor I would like the CDN to update automatically but it won't as the filename is the same, it will update a day later. The solution to version the css file by ...
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How could I exclude login modal from cache?

since I activated the W3 total cache I got a login problem, people write their credentials on login modal but after they press the sign in button, the page refresh but the user's name is not ...
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W3 Total Cache: Load CSS asynchronously for better PageSpeed score? [closed]

I'm using W3 Total Cache to minify about 15 CSS files, and also to minify 20 JS files and load those asynchronously in the footer. Running my site through PageSpeed gives me the following message: ...
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Too many index.php files running and eating up all memory

I have wordpress site installed on dedicated server. From few days I'm experiencing high memory consumption on this cpanel account and it is slowing my wordpress site Then I examined Process ...
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Manually cache a special, non-WP-but-using-WP page (e.g. Ajax results) with W3TC

Under the active theme folder, I have a search-autocomplete.php file which uses various WP queries to create smart JSON results delivered via AJAX to a jQuery UI Autocomplete input field. It's not a ...
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w3 total cache and post__not_in

I'm using a modified version of the Recent Posts plugin together with WP Total Cache. I'm using post__not_in as I don't want to display the current post again. It works well, but if Object Cache is ...
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W3 Total Cache Can't Really Detect Things

I'm running Apache + Cpanel with PHP installed as an apache module. I've been trying to setup W3 Total Cache to see the php and apache extensions, and I've been having trouble. It detects curl and ...
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using .htaccess only for wordpress security no plugins

Right now I am using bulletproof wordpress security for my websites, but when i am installing W3 Total Cache plugin it gives me some errors related to .htaccess file and bulletproof wordpress security ...
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Problem with W3 Total Cache Interfering with Cron Jobs [closed]

I'm having an issue on a site where I schedule posts and they all miss their schedule every time and end up having to be manually published later in the day. I have WP cron disabled ...
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Browser Cache causes 'Orderby=rand' to return the same posts

I have a code that redirects users to a random post whenever they visit the homepage: if (have_posts()) { query_posts('orderby=rand'); while (have_posts()) { the_post(); ...
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Get post id of permalink for a specific custom post type?

I have custom post type called Personnel. I have this code to show a specific post ("details" page for personnel) (resides in children themes folder of Oxygen and is called single-personnel.php) ...
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W3 total cache - white screen of death when trying to show certain taxonomies [closed]

I'm using plugin W3 Total cache and it worked excellent -until I added a custom "detail page" of a custom taxonomy (with a file called taxonomy-categorycourses.php) where the categorycourses is the ...
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Splash pages on a high traffic site

Could use some advice here. We have a fairly high traffic site web site using WordPress. Currently we have two VPS servers managing the site, one that holds WP, one that holds MySQL. The WP servers ...
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Strange caching behaviour [closed]

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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Wordpress with php 5.5 and zend opcache

I currently updated/upgraded my php to 5.5.11 and want to use the opcache that comes with it. I enabled the cache and added a few settings to php.ini zend_extension=/usr/lib/php5/20131313/opcache.so ...
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W3 Total cache not minify after modifying minify settings [closed]

I use W3 total cache manual minify. Because it works perfectly on my blog. However, today after I added another 3 JS and two CSS files to W3TC minify URL, this plugin stopped minify my HTML, JS and ...
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force_ssl_admin() causing issues with preview links

I have recently enabled my WordPress website to use an SSL Cert for administration/login pages. I am using the plugin W3 Total Cache with my Content Delivery network. I have noticed that when I am ...
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How can I get W3 Total Cache to recognise Amazon ElastiCache? [closed]

What I did (on my EC2 instance): a) Followed Amazon's instructions here to install their special PHP Memcached Extension for ElastiCache. b) Confirmed it was installed and restarted apache $ php -i ...
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How to handle is_user_logged_in() with w3 total cache [closed]

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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What is good W3 total database caching option? [closed]

I have a centOS VPS (Apach+Nginx). Right now I use APC for w3 total plugin cache (disk enhanced for page cache). I have less than 25MB database. I can see several w3tc, APC cache errors. I think the ...
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How to total cache a specific PHP file? [closed]

How do I cache specific file in WordPress? I have a file in a theme in WordPress and W3 Total cache. The file has a .php extension and is loading dynamic CSS from database. It takes too much time to ...
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Is it OK combined wp-include js, jquery, css? [closed]

I have combined wp-include folder JavaScript, Jquery, CSS, jquery.ui, min.css and min.js files using W3 total. JS, jquery, jquery.ui and min.js files are combined and added before tag ( w3tc) with ...
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W3 Total Cache doesn't detect memcached [closed]

I have a wordpress installation (latest version) running on a debian server with memcached and php5-memcached installed (memcache appears on phpinfo()), but W3 Total Cache doesn't seem to recognize ...
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Is it bad not to cache only requests with the same URL as the site's site address? [closed]

I'm sort of new to WordPress and W3 Total cache? In setting up the page caching there is an option that reads "Cache requests only for my-site.com site address Cache only requests with the same URL as ...
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How we stop caching of particular div when i am using w3 total cache plugin? [closed]

I m using w3 total cache plugin with wooCommerce, it works fine but I have a single issue, which is, it caches the whole page but I do not want to cache the div that is showing amount of the cart. ...
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PHP 5.5, w3 Total Cache, and opcache [closed]

PHP5.5 has ZendOptimizer opcache built in and it seems to work pretty well and the benchmarks seem to give it a slight edge over APC in performance. Great. So APC seems to be on its way out. My ...
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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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How to disable W3 Total Cache “Performance” menu under multisite? [closed]

I came across the following article W3 Total Cache - How to disable “Performance” menu under multisite? However on testing it with the latest version of WordPress 3.7 and W3 Total Cache v0.9.3 it ...
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How to add IE6 user agent to w3 total cache [closed]

I want to display other simple theme for IE6 visitor by adding Internet Explorer 6 to User Agent Groups in W3 Total Cache plugin. When I add MS IE6 to a specific group I got: 550 internal server ...
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Difference between w3total cache disk enhanced and disk basic [closed]

Regarding the w3total cache working mechanism, I searched the internet but couldnt find any proper information regarding these two. What is the difference between the disk enhanced and disk basic in ...
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How does W3TC Auto Minify deals file file name [closed]

Hi there, I am having problems with W3TC Minification of JS and CSS on automatic mode. Since I have alot of wordpress websites, auto mode would be the best way to go for me. It would take alot of ...
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W3 Total Cache + S3 + Cloudfront. [closed]

For a small site, what WordPress/site files normally go into the S3 bucket in order to get optimal use as a CDN?
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W3 Total Cache Minification - Any way to not use php? [closed]

I use nginx, php5-fpm and fastcgi_cache. W3TC minification seems good enough, but every include points to "minify.php?". I want to be able to keep my site up even if php and mysql server's goes down - ...
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Is W3 Total Cache still useful with CloudFlare? [closed]

I noticed that both do the same thing, ex: caching, minifying.
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Programmatically disable W3 Total Cache in development environment [closed]

I've got two environments in my project: dev & production. I just want to be able to deactivate or disable W3TC in my dev environment but the plugin has no native support for this . I also can't ...
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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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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 ...