W3 Total Cache

Search Engine (SEO) & Performance Optimization (WPO) via caching. Integrated caching: CDN, Minify, Page, Object, Fragment, Database support.

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W3 Total Cache improves the SEO and user experience of your site by increasing website performance, reducing load times via features like content delivery network (CDN) integration and the latest best practices. The only web host agnostic Web Performance Optimization (WPO) framework for WordPress trusted by millions of publishers, web developers, and web hosts worldwide for more than a decade. An inside look: BENEFITS Improvements in search engine result page rankings, especially for mobile-friendly websites and sites that use SSL At least 10x improvement in overall site performance (Grade A in WebPagetest or significant Google Page Speed improvements) when fully configured Improved conversion rates and “site performance” which affect your site’s rank on Google.com “Instant” repeat page views: browser caching Optimized progressive render: pages start rendering quickly and can be interacted with more quickly Reduced page load time: increased visitor time on site; visitors view more pages Improved web server performance; sustain high traffic periods Up to 80% bandwidth savings via minify and HTTP compression of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and feeds KEY FEATURES Compatible with shared hosting, virtual private / dedicated servers and dedicated servers / clusters Transparent content delivery network (CDN) management with Media Library, theme files and WordPress itself Mobile support: respective caching of pages by referrer or groups of user agents including theme switching for groups of...

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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 6.0 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.
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    • 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 6.0.
    • The database server is MySQL 8.0.21 and the default PHP memory limit is 256M.
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    13 years

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    About W3 Total Cache

    Description

    W3 Total Cache improves the SEO and user experience of your site by increasing website performance, reducing load times via features like content delivery network (CDN) integration and the latest best practices. The only web host agnostic Web Performance Optimization (WPO) framework for WordPress trusted by millions of publishers, web developers, and web hosts worldwide for more than a decade.....

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    Performance

    Memory Usage

    • Download Iocn Average memory usage is 446.89 KB
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    Page Speed

    • Download Iocn Average page loading time is increased by 0.06 s
    • Download Iocn This is faster than 99% plugins

    Speed Test Benchmark Learn more how we collect the data

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    + 0.06s
    /(front page)
    + 0.03s
    /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
    + 0.02s
    /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
    + 0.02s
    /wp-admin/edit.php
    + 0.02s
    /wp-admin/index.php
    + 0.09s
    /wp-admin/media-new.php
    - 0.06s
    /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
    - 0s
    /wp-admin/options-writing.php
    - 0.05s
    /wp-admin/post-new.php
    + 0.69s
    /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
    - 0.23s
    /wp-admin/upload.php
    + 0.17s
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    Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark Learn more how we collect the data

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    Pages

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    + 446.89KB
    / (front page)
    + 16.85KB
    /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
    + 55.39KB
    /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
    + 55.6KB
    /wp-admin/edit.php
    + 57.39KB
    /wp-admin/index.php
    + 57.49KB
    /wp-admin/media-new.php
    + 53.41KB
    /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
    + 63.37KB
    /wp-admin/options-writing.php
    + 58.85KB
    /wp-admin/post-new.php
    + 67.89KB
    /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
    + 66.83KB
    /wp-admin/upload.php
    + 61.39KB
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    Ratings & Reviews

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    Ease of Use
    5
    Quality of Support
    5
    Value for Money
    5
    Features
    5

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