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Do you still need to limit php and database queries even with w3 total cache? [on hold]

I was wondering since w3 total cache is serving cached content, is it still important to limit php and database queries to improve the sites performance? Will optimizing scripts and replacing php ...
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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 [on hold]

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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W3 Total Cache, Rackspace CDN and Load Balanced Servers [on hold]

I'm using W3 Total Cache to host media attachments at Rackspace Cloud Files. I've got two servers running alongside one another with a load balancer. Everything works fine on the front end, but in ...
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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? [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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? [on hold]

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” [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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'] [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Different sql queries count indicator on the main page [closed]

I use w3_total_cache plugin. But i can`t understand what is going on sometimes. I have enabled database caching and debug info at the bottom. Sometimes on the main page 90-96 db queries, sometimes ...
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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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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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PHP Code stuck in Cache [Memcached] [closed]

Been having a bit of a problem with my site regarding our caching method and my php code not refreshing or flushing. To start, my site is on a dedicated Nginx webserver. I used W3 Total Cache for ...
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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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W3Total Cache problem with Nginx [closed]

Hi I installed w3 total cache on my nginx powered site, I'm having errors however. For example when I enable page caching disk:enhanced I get: It appears Page Cache URL rewriting is not working. If ...
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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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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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Sociable buttons displaying seemingly at random [closed]

I'm using the Sociable plugin for WordPress. In the admin settings, the Live Preview of Sociable works exactly how I'd like it to: However, on the front-end, I'm getting varying different ...