W3 Total Cache

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W3 Total Cache Summary
w3 total cache settings and guide

How to Test Your Website Speed

In Part II of our W3 Total Cache series we explain some basic concepts about speed tests, and also explain how to carry out a Speed Test on your Website.

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W3 Total Cache Summary

W3 Total Cache is a WordPress Plugin that caches various aspects of your website to improve website speed. It enables you to integrate third-party CDN's, Minify your CSS, Javascript and HTML.  It caches your Pages, Database queries and Objects.  Their paid version even allows Fragment caching.

It has the following benefits (according to the Plugin Creators):

  • 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

We are currently in the process of creating a very detailed tutorial series on W3 Total Cache, but if you want to get started quickly and significantly improve your website speed, we highly recommend following our W3 Total Cache with CloudFlare guide.

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