Ways to Leverage Browser Caching by W3 total cache WordPress plugin configuration for superfast website

After clicking General Settings, click on Page Cache in the left menu  it is recommended to click Cache front Page (which is home page )to turn it on and  click  save all Settings button

Caching the Front Page

After clicking Page Cache in the left menu  it is recommended to click Cache the feeds as shown below to turn it on and  click  save all Settings button

Cache the Feeds

After clicking Page Cache in the left menu  it is recommended to click Cache HTTPS Requests tick box for caching website which has SSL installed as shown below to turn it on  and  click  save all Settings button

Cache HTTPS Requests

After clicking Page Cache in the left menu  it is recommended to click Cache Requests Only for domain.com Site Address tick box for caching  your own website as shown below to turn it on  and  click  save all Settings button

Cache Requests Only for domain.com Site Address

After clicking Page Cache in the left menu  it is recommended to click Don’t Cache Pages for Logged in Users tick box for stopping caching  your own website for Logged in Users so that Logged in Users always get updated website as shown below to turn it on  and  click  save all Settings button

Don't Cache Pages for Logged in Users

After clicking Page Cache in the left menu  it is recommended to click Cache Preload tick box for caching website  as shown below to turn it on  and  click  save all Settings button after a certain length of time defined by these settings , so that not even the first user has to wait on an uncached page.

Please remember to add your sitemap URL here to cache it.

 

Cache Preload

After clicking Page Cache in the left menu  it is recommended to click Purge Policy tick box for caching website  as shown below to turn it on  and  click  save all Settings button

Purge Policy  tells plugin how and when it should purge the cache that is out of date .

Purge Policy

 

After clicking Page Cache in the left menu  it is recommended to click Compatibility Mode tick box as shown below to turn it on  and  click  save all Settings button for decrease in performance by ~20% at scale in exchange for increasing interoperability with more hosting environments and WordPress idiosyncrasies

Compatibility Mode

 

 

After clicking Page Cache in the left menu  it is recommended to set below default value for Garbage Collection Interval as shown below .If your site gets a decent traffic 3600 which is the default setting will do just fine.

Garbage Collection Interval

After clicking Page Cache in the left menu  it is recommended to set 1800  value for Comment Cookie Lifetime as shown below to increase your site’s performance and efficiency.

Comment Cookie Lifetime

 

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Originally posted 2012-12-19 15:34:14.

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