Breeze

Breeze is a WordPress Caching Plugin developed by Cloudways. Breeze uses advance caching systems to improve WordPress loading times exponentially.

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Breeze is a free, simple (yet powerful) and user-friendly WordPress Caching Plugin developed by the Cloudways team. It offers various options to optimize WordPress performance at various levels. It works equally great with WordPress, WordPress with WooCommerce and WordPress Multisite. Breeze excels in the following areas: Performance: Breeze improves website speed and resource optimization. Other features include file level cache system, database cleanup, minification, support for Varnish cache and simplified CDN integration options. Convenience: Breeze is easy to install and configure directly from WordPress. Configuring Breeze is easy and most of the default options work well right out of the box. The recommended settings should work on all your WordPress websites seamlessly. Simplicity: Breeze is designed to be simple for all users. Just install and activate the plugin and you’ll see the results instantaneously. What makes Breeze WordPress Cache Plugin awesome is that it comes with builtin support for Varnish. If Varnish is not installed on your servers, Breeze will utilize its internal cache mechanism to boost up your WordPress site performance. Support: We love to provide support! Post your questions on the WordPress.org support forums, or if you are a Cloudways Customer you may ask questions on the Cloudways Community Forum. Special Thanks: We would like to give special mention to WP Speed Of Light for being an inspiration...

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The plugin scored great on our tests. Everything looks good!

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  • Minimal impact on memory usage The memory usage of this plugin is less than the average memory usage of other plugins on WordPress.org + 200KB. Check FAQ for more.
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  • Minimal impact on pagespeed The impact of this plugin on PageSpeed is less than the average impact of other plugins on WordPress.org + 1000 milliseconds
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  • No PHP errors, warning, notices WP Hive automated test found no PHP error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • No Javascript issues WP Hive automated test found no JavaScrip error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • Latest PHP 7.4.8 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Latest WordPress 5.9.3 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Optimized database footprint The plugin creates less than 50 database tables
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  • No activation errors WP Hive automated test found no activation error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • No resource errors WP Hive automated test found no resource error/s while trying this plugin on our server
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  • Frequently updated The plugin was updated at least once in the last 90 days
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  • No problems were detected during tests.
  • All the plugins are tested on the same server with exactly same configuration via test script that automatically activates and logs the data WP Hive shows.

    • All the scripts run on a VPS with 8 CPU cores and 8 GB of RAM.
    • The test sites are hosted on Google Cloud VM instances, one site/plugin per instance. The machine type is n1-standard-1. The server is a 8 core CPU with 8GB of RAM.
    • The test sites are hosted on Apache/2 server and they are tested on PHP 7.4.8 & WordPress 5.9.3.
    • The database server is MySQL 8.0.21 and the default PHP memory limit is 256M.
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    About Breeze

    Description

    Breeze is a free, simple (yet powerful) and user-friendly WordPress Caching Plugin developed by the Cloudways team. It offers various options to optimize WordPress performance at various levels. It works equally great with WordPress, WordPress with WooCommerce and WordPress Multisite. Breeze excels in the following areas: Performance: Breeze improves website speed and resource optimization. Other features include file level cache....

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    Performance

    Memory Usage

    • Download Iocn Average memory usage is 152.21 KB
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    Page Speed

    • Download Iocn Average page loading time is increased by 0 s
    • Download Iocn This is faster than 99% plugins

    Speed Test Benchmark Learn more how we collect the data

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    - 0s
    /(front page)
    - 0.08s
    /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
    + 0.02s
    /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
    - 0s
    /wp-admin/edit.php
    + 0.01s
    /wp-admin/index.php
    + 0.03s
    /wp-admin/media-new.php
    - 0.05s
    /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
    + 0.11s
    /wp-admin/options-writing.php
    - 0.09s
    /wp-admin/post-new.php
    + 0.13s
    /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
    + 0.02s
    /wp-admin/upload.php
    - 0.09s
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    + 152.21KB
    / (front page)
    + 10.98KB
    /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
    + 24.32KB
    /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
    + 24.54KB
    /wp-admin/edit.php
    + 16.69KB
    /wp-admin/index.php
    + 16.5KB
    /wp-admin/media-new.php
    + 25.34KB
    /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
    + 17.31KB
    /wp-admin/options-writing.php
    + 15.23KB
    /wp-admin/post-new.php
    + 16.75KB
    /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
    + 16.29KB
    /wp-admin/upload.php
    + 25.32KB
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    Value for Money
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