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What is W3 Total Cache?

September 10, 2019

W3 Total Cache is a plug-in designed to accelerate performance for WordPress websites.

Purpose

W3 Total Cache is a WordPress plug-in designed to accelerate a website’s load-times and enhance the overall UX. The plug-in uses caches and CDN integration to improve the hosting server’s performance, thereby creating a more seamless experience for site visitors. When configured correctly, W3 Total Cache does not affect your WordPress theme or other plug-ins.

Many businesspeople wonder how a CDN speeds up your ecommerce site, but they will discover that the reasons are remarkably straightforward. Review the content, resources, and links in this article to learn more about those reasons in full detail.  

Features

This following list is not all-inclusive:

  • Mobile support

  • Compatibility with shared hosting, VPNs, and dedicated servers and clusters

  • In-memory and on-disk caching of objects, database objects, and search-results pages

  • On-disk and CDN caching of minified and compressed pages, posts, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Minification of:

    • Posts

    • Pages

    • Feeds

    • Inline, embedded, or third-party JavaScript with automated updates

    • Inline, embedded, or third-party CSS with automated updates

For additional information about W3 Total Cache, visit the W3 Total Cache website.

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Jason Dobry