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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  • How would you anticipate doing that? – Chip Bennett Apr 24 '13 at 14:12
  • Duplicate question? – 4thSpace Apr 24 '13 at 14:58

Did you already try adding all the mobile user agents to the "Rejected user agents" list in w3tc?

I use this list for this purpose (not created by me and certainly not complete but enough for my purpose):

iphone ipod ipad aspen incognito webmate android dream cupcake froyo blackberry9500 blackberry9520 blackberry9530 blackberry9550 blackberry9800 webos s8000 bada

That's a common workaround that almost anyone uses to have w3tc and WPTouch working together.

*Edit* You wild need to reformat the list to have one per line to insert it in w3tc.

  • What exactly does the rejected list do? – 4thSpace Apr 24 '13 at 15:57
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    It's just used to stop mobile devices to get the page content out of w3tc cache, because to serve the content from the page cache all clients/devices have to get the same content. You'll of course loose a part of the performance boost from w3tc for your mobile clients. – s1lv3r Apr 24 '13 at 16:03

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