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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...