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Plugin crashes homepage on load with weird code (5 posts)

  1. Studio Vanguard
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    When I enable W3 Total Cache on my site, it sometimes crashes my homepage on load.

    See screenshot to see what it does: http://flic.kr/p/dJpjgg

    This doesn't happen all the time, only occasionally.

    Any idea why this is happening?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/w3-total-cache/

  2. webcore_ro
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    happens to me too

  3. iSenne
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I have the same problem. Seems to me it has something to do with "Page cache". When I disable page cache, the plugin works fine. If I enable page cache I get the same kind of error.

    <!-- W3 Total Cache: Page cache debug info:
    Engine: disk: basic/enhanced
    Cache key: 4f562e5dd1b5c9f683a8a3ff56a886e6
    Caching: enabled
    Status: cached
    Creation Time: 0.003s
    Header info:
    Last-Modified: Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:33:05 GMT
    Expires: Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:33:05 GMT
    Pragma: private
    Cache-Control: private
    Etag: c90e48aafdd743c170abc134bd68efcb
    X-Powered-By: W3 Total Cache/0.9.2.7
    Vary:
    X-Pingback: http://www.raphus-cucullatus.nl/xmlrpc.php
    Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
    -->

    It's really weird because I use this plugin on 5 other WordPress website's and they all work fine. I've tried different combinations of settings, but the site only breaks when page cache is enabled!

  4. Keating
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Plugin author has posted that he is aware of it and fixing it a few hours ago. I have same issue, disabling Page Cache worked.

    My minify doesnt work but it's not a big deal.

  5. Studio Vanguard
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thanks guys I'll check this out. I also noticed that it was causing this weird crash more frequently on the sites that I had Cloudflare enabled on as well. Must be the way that these two systems handle page caching.

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