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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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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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Need to create a function that will run regardless of W3TC PageCache for every page request

I want to create a specialized function that check certain parameters (page requested, ip of user against a list), if the user matches he will be redirected to a different site, if he doesn't match he ...
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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 ...
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W3 Total Cache - Converting Apache rewrites to Nginx [closed]

I'm trying to convert the following Apache rewrites to Nginx : <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{REQUEST_METHOD} !=POST RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ="" ...
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Is W3 Total Cache supposed to delete the local files after they are uploaded to CDN? [closed]

My site hosts/sells hundreds of photos. To optimize the loading of each image in the front-end I decided to use CDN. The plugin I'm using for that is W3 Total Cache. My question is; is it supposed to ...
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Permanently modifying the W3 Total Cache's nginx.conf file [closed]

I want to have an add_header directive inside a location block of the nginx.conf (inside the document root) generated by W3 Total Cache like this # BEGIN W3TC Page Cache cache location ~ ...
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Speed up MU Wordpress on Apache VPS?

I have a wordpress multisite 3.6 with 1 main site and 5 subdomains(with mapping domains) I am tried to make it faster, i install the W3 Total Cache plugin i add on my apache the APC 3.1.13 yum ...
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How to cache custom pages using W3 Total Cache? [closed]

Some posts are requested through Ajax. <?php // Filename: ajax-posts.php require_once "wp-load.php"; echo my_get_post($_GET["id"]); ?> How can I make theese Ajax requests cacheable by W3 ...
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nginx varnish w3 total cache issues [closed]

I converted a few sites from Apache to nginx and it was running well for a while. I recently updated the nginx configuration regarding the new changes to W3 Total Cache rules. I also tried to clean ...
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Intercepting Before W3 Total Cache [closed]

I am writing a plugin where I want to read user agent and send custom headers back on certain agents. Unfortunately however several people have the W3 Total Cache plugin and what it's doing is that, ...
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Pagination in wp query with transient api

I have intergrated wordpress transient system with w3 total cache. Now i can`t to do pagination for this query. <?php $paged1 = ...
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Enable Minify in W3Total Cache using NGINX [closed]

I am having an issue with enabling minify with the W3TC plugin. I am using a LEMP stack and cloudfront as a CDN, and all of these features, except for the minify work fine. In order to enable fancy ...
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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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How can I output HTML in a template without it being passed through a caching filter? [closed]

I'm in a bit of a bind. I'm using W3TC, with the "Prevent caching of objects after settings change" option enabled, so that pagespeed service can be refreshed when needed. Unfortunately, this adds ...
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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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W3 Total Cache benefits without using plugin? [closed]

W3 Total Cache isn't compatible with WPTouch. Is there a way to get the benefits of W3 Total Cache without using the plugin?
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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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W3 Total Cache Minify Rewrite Error with Wordpress on nginx [closed]

I'm trying to get W3 Total Cache to rewrite URLs to minified files. I've tried every tutorial I could find but I don't seem to be able to get it right. I keep getting a W3 Total Cache error saying ...
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W3 Leverage browser caching not working for google pagespeed [closed]

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 [closed]

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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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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W3 Total Cache CSS & JS files GZip issues [closed]

Having checked my site with google page speed and gzipwtf.com I have noticed that my css and js files are not getting compressed (although html is). Have tried unchecking " Prevent caching of objects ...
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How to hide W3 Total Cache from non admins?

I would like to be able to hide W3 Total Cache from non admins. How can I go about doing so? The following code I tried implementing in my functions.php file does not work: function hide_w3tc() { ...
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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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nginx + W3 Total Cache: rewrite rules issue [closed]

nginx 1.2.7 + WP 3.5.1 + W3TC 0.9.2.8. Rewrite rules generated by the plugin simply don't work, server returns 404 after including them in nginx server config. Or maybe I'm doing something wrong? ...
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Page output in strange characters [closed]

Apparently a lot of people complain that they only see random letters and characters: My biggest problem is that I can't reproduce the problem on ANY of my devices! Not on my Windows XP laptop, not ...
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Can I flush W3TC's cache in a capistrano deploy? [closed]

I'm trying to simplify my deploy process and am making use of the Capistrano tool. Is there a way to have capistrano flush W3TC's cache in a deploy task?
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W3 Total Cache “Preview mode could not be disabled” [closed]

I receive the message: Preview mode could not be disabled. Please run chmod 777 /wp-content/w3-total-cache-config-preview.php to make the configuration file write-able, then try again. I ...
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wordfence scan warning on W3 Total Cache [closed]

I use Wordfence plugin which scans server side plugins with original plugin files to see if anything was modified by hacker/cracker. Today I got a warning and it shows these modifications on ...
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Page cache for categories not updating with W3 Total Cache [closed]

I noticed recently that the full page cache for category pages isn't getting updated. Other pages seem to work fine (home, posts, etc) but categories cache files stay untouched for days until I ...
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WP Super Cache versus W3 Total Cache [closed]

I recently moved to a dedicated server and I've been having some problems with W3 Total Cache, server crashing, eating up a lot of RAM, back end interface becoming slow.. Everything appeared to work ...
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Make W3 Total Cache “Empty All Caches” function purge varnish [closed]

Right now, when I perform "Empty All Caches" it doesn't send a PURGE request to varnish. The result is that varnish isn't being refreshed. Is there a way that I can make varnish purge it's cache when ...
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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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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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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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W3 Total cache “empty all caches” and no stylesheets render [closed]

I have the w3 Total cache plugin installed and so far its been great as I'm sure you will all agree, so thanks to the author for an amazing plugin. However, I used the "empty all caches" button on the ...
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WP-e-Commerce and W3-Total-Cache integration problem [closed]

My shopping cart is being cached by w3 total cache. This is the expected default behaviour. The thing is I can't find an easy solution for this. I am showing my shopping cart on almost every page, so ...
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Theme compression/ minifying or W3 Total Cache - which should I use? [closed]

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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Lighttpd, WordPress Caching plugin [closed]

If I use Lighttpd as webserver, how can I use caching plugin like w3 total cache or wp super cache? Need your help for configuring lighttpd. Thanks.
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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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Bluehost WebHost and performance problems with W3TC [closed]

I'm currently arguing with Bluehost over slow server times and they pointed to a report at gtmetrix.com in which I found inefficient CSS selectors. There were 55 very inefficient CSS selectors from ...
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Exclude content from w3 total cache [closed]

I use w3 total cache on a site I run which also now has to display a small popup at the bottom of the page to mention that the site uses cookies (thanks EU). The idea is that this only appears the ...
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Remove W3 Total Cache minified files on custom page outside of WordPress

I have created a page outside my WP network install (following this info from css-tricks) The output of which is used for a Facebook business page tab as a Facebook app. It is working just fine, ...
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Best way to show Dynamic Content on a Cached Wordpress Site?

I really want to use one of the Cache plugins so that I can serve up more Static pages on my WordPress theme/site. This is obviously the best performance upgrade you can do for a WordPress ...
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Varnish + W3 Total Page Cache [closed]

I currently have varnish setup on my server. I'm also using the W3 Total Cache plugin to speed up the site through a CDN. Question: Is there any point in using varnish if the pages are being cached ...
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Headway body classes and W3TC page cache conflict [closed]

I'm currently working on a website using WordPress, Headway, Modernizr and W3 Total Cache. The problem I'm having is that W3TC is caching the body tag, which means that this isn't being updated ...
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w3 total cache minification breaks wp_localize_script() [closed]

I am trying to configure W3 total cache plugin to speed up my site. The minify option is great but I am running into the following issue: Let's say I have a JavaScript file I am attached wp_localize ...
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How does W3 Total Cache Load Images In Stylesheet via CDN?

W3 Total Cache uses all the PHP / WordPress API trickery at hand to make sure all static content (CSS, JS, Images, etc.) is served from the CDN URL. But how does it make sure that even the images ...