Caching Plugins for WordPress Websites

Caching Plugins for WordPress Websites | Sanket R Jain

Caching in WordPress can be achieve with the help of plugins. There are many plugins that are available which are used for caching. The following are most common caching plugin

  1. W3 Total Cache: – This is the most popular WordPress cache plugin. Feature provided by this plugin are very impressive and at the same helpful. Caching sections include, Page Cache, Minify, Database Cache, Object Cache, Browser Cache, CDN, Varnish, and Monitoring. There are also miscellaneous settings, a debug option, and import and export functionality. W3 Total Cache has support for extensions such as WordPress SEO and Cloud Flare. In order to activate this plugin some initial setting has to be made like changing file permission of /wp-content to 755. Downside if this plugin is that it is very overwhelming but easily can be enabled or disabled.(Elegant Themes Kevin Muldoon)

  2. WordPress Super Cache: – This plugin is also most popular in and very easy to configure as well. Simplicity is that, this plugin provides with 7 tabs where just enabling and disabling would configure the plugin. The plugin allows several plugins to be loaded in WP Super Cache so that they load quicker than other plugins. This includes Bad Behaviour, the Jetpack Mobile Theme, and WPtouch. It also has support for content delivery networks.(Elegant Themes Kevin Muldoon)

  3. Quick Cache: – This plugin provides great speed without compromise. This plugin provides 8 tabs to be configured and best part of this plugin is that it provides information about each setting that has to be made.(Elegant Themes Kevin Muldoon)

  4. Hyper Cache: – Universal selling point of this plugin is that it caches normal and Gzip compress images. Very simple plugin and provide with few options like feed caching and mobile device configuration.(Elegant Themes Kevin Muldoon)

  5. WP fastest Cache:-This plugin uses mod rewrite to cache pages. It provides 10 settings for this plugin. Options include whether cached files are delivered to logged in users and mobile visitors, and whether CSS and HTML minification is applied.(Elegant Themes Kevin Muldoon)

1 Comment

  1. Josh

    Good article man, very useful. Keep it going!


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