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Error Message from W3 Total Cache when .htaccess Rules Cannot Be Modified? [closed]

I have just installed the Plugin " W3 Total Cache " .I have enabled permalinks too. Then it is showing a message Browser Cache feature is not operational. Your .htaccess rules could not be ...
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How to stop wordpress from changing default .htaccess permissions to 444

I installed my website using an installer - fantastico for a quick install. Just a few days ago, I started getting a weird error in w3tc plugin and it would ask me to update via ftp as you can see ...
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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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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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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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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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How to exclude a specific template from being cached by a CDN [closed]

I’m using a specific template on my self-hosted WordPress blog to display a page with randomized posts. Recently, I configured W3 Total Cache to make use of a content delivery network (CDN). When ...
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Run W3 Total Cache Flush Function with Crontab [closed]

Ok. I'm really stumped on this one. Basically, I need to call a function for the Wordpress plugin W3 Total Cache as part of a cron job in crontab. I'd like to automatically clear the entire page ...
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Intermittently missing pages and posts in WordPress

Every now and then some of my Wordpress pages (and posts) seems to be missing, I get the 404 page (although the HTTP response code is 200). A couple of hours later the page is back, with no changes in ...
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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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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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How to disable Vary cache header on W3Total Cache plugin [closed]

I've hired incapsula.com performance services for my wordpress blog, and one of their techs is telling me this about the performance of my website: On important note, yoursite.org returns the Vary ...
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W3 Total Cache - How to disable “Performance” menu under multisite? [closed]

I am running a multisite install with domain mapping and W3 Total Cache set up on each of the sites. I don't use a network in the traditional sense - each site is generally independent. I only have ...
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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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Has anyone used the wordpress plugin w3-total-cache on a Dreamhost VPS successfully? [closed]

I was encouraged by Dreamhost to go with FCGI, XCache and w3 total cache. But I'm not sure what the optimal settings are, especially re: the Object and Database cache. Any suggestions? Also, I can't ...
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Getting WPTouch and W3 Total Cache to Work Together [closed]

I cannot get WPTouch to work with W3 Total Cache. WPTouch admits that there is a known issue with the two, and they send you to a tutorial. The tutorial is out of date, however, and does not work for ...
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Transient / object cache maximum key length [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Long option names fail silently? The WordPress Transients API makes it easy to save expensive values and look them up later. If you install an object backend (such as ...
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How can I use fragment caching to exclude certain plugins from being cached?

I'm using the popular W3TC to optimize load times. The website that I run is dynamic and has login widgets as well as status indicators for game servers. The widgets are not hard-coded into the ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 does W3 Total Cache Load Images In Stylesheet via CDN? [closed]

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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Share media among different domains

I have multiple Wordpress instances that live on separate domains (not a multisite installation). Since they provide the same content in different languages I'd like to share the images among these ...
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w3 Total Cache not Caching - Requested URI is rejected [closed]

For some reason Total Cache does seem to be caching my pages. Each time I got to a page, when I view source, the Total Cache comment shows that it regenerated the page for this request. What worse, ...
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Getting soft 404 errors (200 status) when caching plugins are enabled

I have a blog running the latest stable version of WordPress on a dedicated virtual server with the following situation. (Replace [caching plugin] with W3 Total Cache, Hyper Cache, or Quick Cache, as ...
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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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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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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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W3 Total Cache can't create files [closed]

I want to use W3 Total Cache plugin. Installed plugin succesfully but i'm trying to enable Page Caching and i'm getting this error : Page caching is not available: advanced-cache.php is not ...
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Trouble with Wordpress local development and deployments

The Setup: I'm setting up a Wordpress-powered application using Elastic Beanstalk from Amazon Web Services. All development is being done locally under a MAMP apache2/php5 server environment with a ...
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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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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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hide wp-content from urls

Here is what I am thinking of trying to hide wp-content from the urls of files included in page source. defining the following in wp-settings.php define ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Combile External JS files using W3 Total Cache [closed]

Is there any option or is it recommended to combine external JS files using W3 Total Cache plugin for wordpress. When I say exxternal JS files, I mean that I want to combine .JS files that on other ...
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“W3 Total Cache” with “What Would Seth Godin Do” (and widgets?!)? [closed]

I would like to use "What Would Seth Godin Do" with "W3 total cache" - can that be done? Also, is there a way to use this inside widgets? (I was thinking of maybe using some sort of php widget for it ...
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Spam injected in w3 total cache page cache [closed]

I'm trying to fix a site which has been injected with external spam. After inspection I found out that the external content (so far just html advertising different kinds of drugs, no scripts) was in ...
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W3 Total Cache: Load CSS asynchronously for better PageSpeed score? [closed]

I'm using W3 Total Cache to minify about 15 CSS files, and also to minify 20 JS files and load those asynchronously in the footer. Running my site through PageSpeed gives me the following message: ...