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W3 Total Cache

Easy Web Performance Optimization (WPO) using caching: browser, page, object, database, minify and content delivery network support.

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1452 reviews
Average Rating
4 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
5 stars
Awesome!
By , for WP 3.9.1

Great plugin. Life saver!
Thank you guys.

4 stars
Nice
By ,

Great performance kick on larger sites.

5 stars
Life Saver
By , for WP 3.9.1

Great for helping you identify performance of your site

5 stars
The best cache plugin
By , for WP 3.9.1

I use W3 Total Cache on many sites. It's amazing! Thank you!

5 stars
Must have.
By , for WP 3.9.1

Must have plugin for sites where speed matters.

4 stars
A little cluttered but powerful
By , for WP 3.9.1

A little overpowering to start with but once the clutter of the various options is figured out, it's a really helpful plugin.

1 star
Don't use this plugin! Too risky find another.
By , for WP 3.9.1

Far too risky to use this plugin and there is no way to know ahead of time whether it will give you a white screen of death. Horrible plugin!!! Although this plugin works well for some... If it breaks your theme and you get a white screen of death removing the plugin becomes next to impossible. With over 300 1 star review it happens too often for this to be a good plugin. The plugin adds lines to htaccess both in the wordpress install directory as well as in your root directory. Most shared hosting will not allow you to access this level of your hosting so you will need your host to give you access to the root folder so you can edit the htaccess. Then the plugin also creates lines in your wp-config as well as thousands of other files on your server in the wp-content folder. The plugin cannot be deleted until you actually remove all the lines from htaccess files and in the wp-config file. So removing this plugin completely becomes a long process and nightmare even for skilled coders. I would not recommend putting your website at risk.

3 stars
very annoyed by the popup
By , for WP 3.9.1

I keep getting an error for cloudflare and I cannot stand that pop up every time I click a link for one of the settings

4 stars
Best Cache Plugin
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After using this I get good performance gain.

4 stars
Worth taking a while to understand it
By , for WP 3.9.1

This takes a little bit of time to explore and set up but the results are well worthwhile.

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