Hyper Cache is a cache plugin specifically written to get the maximum
speed for your WordPress blog. It can be used in low resources hosting as well
on high end servers.
Hyper Cache is purely PHP and works on every blog: no complex configurations are needed
and when you deactivate it no stale settings are left around.
Short list of features:
- Mobile aware: double cache for desktop and mobile site versions
- HTTPS ready
- Mobile theme switch option: change the theme on mobile device detection
- Able to serve expired pages to bots to increase the perceived blog speed by bots
- Manages compression even on the fly for non cached pages
- Lots of configurable bypasses: matching cookies, matching urls, user agents, …
- Comments aware: is able to serve cached pages even to visitors who commented the blog (perfect for
blog with great readers paritipation)
- Cache folder can be moved outside your blog space to exclude it from backups
- Controls over cache cleaning on blog events (post edited, comments, …)
- Autoclean to controls the cache used disk space
- CDN support
- Other special options
- Response header signature to check the working status
- bbPress specific integration
More can be read on the Hyper Cache official page.
You can further optimize the blog installing Autoptimize
Other plugins by Stefano Lissa:
- Put the plugin folder into [wordpress_dir]/wp-content/plugins/
- Go into the WordPress admin interface and activate the plugin
- Optional: go to the options page and configure the plugin
I am pleased with the functionality of the plugin. Very pleased.
Works well when serving different CSS to mobile and desktop. Not a single issue.
It’s working good and stable!!
I’ve tried many different cache plugins on about 20 different WordPress sites. I’ve tried some of the most popular caching plugins and several that are not so popular. While trying out the caching plugins I also have my sites monitored for performance, server load, and response time.
I must commend Stephano for putting out what I think is one of the best caching plugins for WordPress. It is so simple to setup, and my monitoring data shows server load is consistently low while server response time is better than just about any other plugin I’ve tried.
First I had to modify the WP config file from incorrect instructions, WTF.
Next I had to change file permissions, WTF.
Then the performance improvements were almost non-existent (recommended settings).
Then after install if left a folder behind instead of cleaning up.
Plugin is a fail
Excellent plugin, it works perfectly.
It is the best plugin cache that used so far.
Many thanks to the developer!
Contributors & Developers
“Hyper Cache” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
- Fixed the cache invalidation for bbPress new topic
- Improved integration with Autoptimize
- Compatibility check with WP 4.4.2
- Cache headers changed
- URI sanitization changed
- Slash and non slash ending URLs are now treated in the same way since canonicals avoid the double indexing
- Added check for gz file write error
- Added the gzip on the fly option
- Fixed link rel canonica rewrite with the cdn active
- Fixed the options delete function
- Fixed translations
- Reviewed CDN options (now available to all)
- Fixed the comment awaiting notification cached
- Added experimental support for CDN
- Added on-the-fly compression
- Fixed some headers
- Fixed the post trashing detection
- Tidy option removed
- Fixed an error log always active
- Fixed the agents bypass
- Added the “serve expired pages to bots” options
- Added the readfile/file_get_contents switch
- Fixed the draft saving triggering a cache invalidation
- Added distinct cache clean for home and archives
- Added debug logging when HYPER_CACHE_LOG is true (define it on wp-config.php)
- Fixed the + sign on comment author
- Fixed comment author cookie clean
- fixed a PHP warning on options panel when clearing an empty cache
- pot file added
- possible fix for after update messages that saving is needed
- Fixed the cookie bypass
- Removed a debug notice
- Added HTTPS separated cache
- Improved code performance
- readme.txt fix
- WP 4.0 compatibility check
- Fixed invalidation on draft saving
- Fixed analysis of URL with commas and dots
- Improved the categories invalidation with /%category% permalink
- Help texts fixed
- Fixed the autoclean when max cached page age is set to 0
- Changed a little the mobile agent list
- Added the browser caching option
- Fixed a cache header
- Fixed warning on cache size if empty
- Short description fix on plugin.php
- Forum link fix on readme.txt
- More help on comment authors option
- Totally rewritten to include the Lite Cache features
- Register an action to clean the cache by other plugin
- Separated cache for https
- Invalidation of categories paths when /%category%/%postname% is used