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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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W3 Total Cache, CDN and theme files [closed]

I updated the style.css file of my WordPress installation recently. The change were effective: when logged in as an administrator (my blog is set so that the administrator is never served a cached ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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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 ...