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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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Writing a view count with w3 total cache

I am trying to develop functionality which counts how many times a post is viewed however I am also using page caching (APC possible memcache in the future) via w3 total cache. The "view count" value ...
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Trouble with Transient API when W3TC is activated [closed]

I'm using W3 Total Cache 0.9.2.11 on Wordpress 3.5.2. I've got a problem with transient API and w3tc's object cache setting. When I activate 'object cache' with memcached (other settings are ...
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Exclude certain block from caching using Fragment Caching - doesn't work [closed]

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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W3 Total Cache active but not working (solved) [closed]

Update: Found the reason for the issue. The theme had this add_action('init','ezgz_buffer'); function ezgz_buffer() { ob_start('ob_gzhandler'); } The above code enables gzip-compression if ...
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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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Showing as logged in after logout (W3 Total Cache issue) [closed]

I've got a login/logout link using wp_loginout(). After a user logs out their user info is still being shown by get_currentuserinfo(), only after they visit a second page does it revert to not showing ...
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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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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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How does W3 Total Cache CDN URL rewrites work? [closed]

I just setup W3 Total Cache S3 CDN (origin push) and most of the URLs are being rewritten correctly but we have some custom plugins where the URLs are not being rewritten. How do I grab the rewritten ...
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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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W3 Cache plugin and Facebook sharing [closed]

LATEST UPDATE (June 13th 2012) I can't figure out what's wrong with my codes. When I want to share one of my blog posts and use either the Facebook share button or copy the link of the blog post ...
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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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Should I use Transients with W3 Total Cache APC Caching? [closed]

Should I use Transients in my queries like this? <?php if ( ! $my_paged = absint( get_query_var( 'paged' ) ) ) $my_paged = 1; if ( ! $my_query = get_transient( "567recent_$my_paged" ) ) { ...
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Where is New Relic API key? [closed]

I've installed Total Cache plugin in my wordpress application and it suggested me to create a New Relic account. I've done it, but now the plugin ask me for an API key, and no idea of where to find ...
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W3 total cache - cache refresh programmatically [closed]

I am building a Digg like website in WordPress. After installing W3 Total Cache, I noticed certain elements such as number of votes (and voters ids) per post are cached even though they shouldn't be ...
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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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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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578 views

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 ~ ...