Support » Plugin: W3 Total Cache » Leverage browser caching not being reflected in GTMetrix score

  • Resolved Meltdown16

    (@meltdown16)


    Hi,

    I installed W3 Cache on our site yesterday, and Leverage Browser Caching doesn’t seem to be working for the GTMetrix Report. You can see an image here of the ‘F’ score from GTMetrix. https://prnt.sc/10aq6tm

    We using the Avada 7.1 theme, and I followed all instructions on how to setup W3 Total Cache with Avada here… So for each browser cache section, I have the following enabled…

    Set Last-Modified header
    Set expires header
    Set cache control header
    Set entity tag (ETag)
    Enable HTTP (gzip) compression
    Don’t set cookies for static files

    What is also interesting is I have Enable HTTP (gzip) compression yet we still have an ‘F’ score for recaptcha.js not being compressed, see image https://prnt.sc/10aqcua

    I turned off Minify as it caused problems with our site.

    We are using CloudFlare, and I installed the CloudFlare plugin too as an extension to W3 total cache.

    Please can you advise why we are still not having the score benefit of Leverage Browser Caching and the Enable Compression when we have in fact set these up?

    Thanks

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  • Thread Starter Meltdown16

    (@meltdown16)

    What’s interesting is we have this issue for mobile only, 55% GT Metrix score, on desktop we have a 97% GTMetrix score.

    Plugin Support Marko Vasiljevic

    (@vmarko)

    Hello @meltdown16

    Thank you for your inquiry and I am happy to answer.
    I’ve tested your website and I can say that the test results are amazing.
    Please note that the Mobile score is always lower than the Desktop and in order to achieve an awesome mobile score your entire website should be served as AMP as every single asset, JS or CSS are consider “one too many”
    The user experience on your website is fantastic on both Desktop and mobile.
    Now moving on to those suggestions. The resources Gtmetrix is complaining about are third-party (external) resources that are coming from a server other than yours.
    This means that W3 Total Cache or any other plugin by that matter cannot handle those files since they are not on your server:

    https://video.vzaar.com/vzaar/tIZ/Kly/target/tIZKlyFOguU0_1280_720_1625.mp4?response-content-disposition=inline&X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=AKIAJ74MFWNVAFH6P7FQ%2F20210302%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20210302T090343Z&X-Amz-Expires=3660&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Signature=497ec06a668ab30f7a331a5b4d93c15bbc4b873a6298125917428041854bd4f8
    
    https://resources.vzaar.com/vzaar/tIZ/Kly/target/tIZKlyFOguU0.jpg
    
    https://connect.facebook.net/signals/config/2507201002870738?v=2.9.35&r=canary
    
    https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js
    
    https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js
    
    https://s.pinimg.com/ct/core.js
    
    https://simplytravel.international/cdn-cgi/scripts/5c5dd728/cloudflare-static/email-decode.min.js
    
    https://www.gstatic.com/recaptcha/api2/logo_48.png
    
    https://s.pinimg.com/ct/lib/main.2a04f3ee.js

    As you can see these are all external links loading on your website.
    Thanks!

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