WordPress Cache Plugins

WordPress is the most popular CMS. It helps, keep your website up to date, which may in turn slows down your site. In order to handle with this problem, developers created WordPress Cache plugins which helps, produce a static version of your website and it makes your website faster.

Cache is a temporary storage area it stores images, HTML pages, files & web objects on hard disk. When a user return to a same page which was recently visited, browser will retrieve those files from cache instead of from server. This will provide the ability to access data, files at a higher speed.

I have listed few WordPress Cache plugins below which are free to download.

Before Installing any plugin please make sure to check whether it is compatible with your current version of WordPress or not.

  • WP Fastest Cache
  • W3 Total Cache
  • WP Super Cache
  • Hyper Cache

WP Fastest Cache

WP Fastest Cache will generates static html files and saves from your WordPress website. Mod Rewrite is the fastest method used in this plugin. All cache files are deleted when a post or page is published if we selected for the same in settings. You can Setup this plugin easily. And no need to do any changes in the .htacces file it will be modified automatically.

wp-fastest-cache

 

Installations: 600,000+ Active Installations, which delivers fast browsing experience to visitors.

Price: Free and Premium Versions available

Download:  You can download the latest free version from here

For complete setup procedure with all settings you can check out the article WP Fastest Cache Installation & Setup

W3 Total Cache

W3 Total Cache is popular and most powerful caching plugin, improves the SEO and user experience of your site by increasing website performance, it reduces download times by features like CDN. You can notice 10X improvement in website performance. Page load time will reduced it means visitors can view more number of pages. Web server performance will be improved in order to handle high traffic volume. It is compatible with shared hosting, virtual private and dedicated servers. It handles Up to 80% bandwidth savings by minifying and HTTP compression of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and feeds.

w3-total-cache

Installations: More than One Million Active Installations

Price: Free and Premium Versions available

Download:You can download the latest free version from here
For complete setup procedure with all settings you can refer the article

 WP Total Cache Installation & Setup

WP Super Cache

WP Super Cache is one of the most popular WordPress caching plugin that helps you optimize your database by generating static HTML files. More than 99% of your visitors will be served static html files. One cached file will be served thousands of times. To serve “supercached” static html files it uses fastest method Apache mod rewrite. Automatic updating of your .htaccess file will be updated automatically. Make sure to back up your .htaccess before installing the plugin!

wp-super-cache

Installations: More than One Million Active Installations

Price: Free and Premium Versions available

Download:You can download the latest version from here

For complete setup procedure with all settings you can refer the article WP Super Cache Installation & Setup

Hyper Cache

Hyper Cache is simple to configure WordPress caching plugin, it works with a set of default values to get the maximum speed for your WordPress website. It can able to serve expired pages to bots so that it will increase the perceived blog speed. After installing you have to add a line of code in wp-config.php file just after the define(‘WPLANG’, ‘xx_YY’) ” define(‘WP_CACHE’, true);”

hyper

Installations: More than 40,000+ Active Installations

Price: Free and Premium Versions available

Download:You can download the latest version from here

For complete setup procedure with all settings you can refer the article WP Hyper Cache Installation & Setup

If you have already installed any other caching plugin, you must deactivate, delete it before installing WP Super Cache.  Because double caching is not recommended it may create conflicts that would slow down your WordPress site.

Install the above caching plugins and check how they work for your website. If these caching plugins doesn’t make your site quicker, then you have upgrade your host.

I hope this article was helpful, thank you.

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