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  • Sometimes for certain users/browsers WP Super Cache serves the wrong cached page for the home page. Instead of serving the home page it serves a cached version of the first category page. It’s hard to reproduce the problem but we’re seeing it more or less daily.

    Any suggestions?

    Below are the plugins we have installed:
    Akismet 2.2.3
    All in One SEO Pack
    Breadcrumb Navigation XT 1.8.0
    Dagon Design Sitemap Generator 3.15
    Robots Meta 3.0.11
    Secure and Accessible PHP Contact Form v.2.0WP B20070213
    SEO Friendly Images 2.3.1
    TinyMCE Advanced 3.2
    Viper’s Video Quicktags 6.1.15
    Wordpress Automatic Upgrade 1.2.2
    WP Super Cache 0.8.8


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  • jeuxflash – did you read my last post? Check it out here. Does that help?

    Im having the problem now on two sites. Im actually moving to a new host due to this issue. [From Mosso cloud hosting to a dedicated server]

    Will post here if my problem gets fixed or not

    Thanks for getting some good informative knowledge to me and to others..

    I’m just tagging onto this because I want to know when it’s safe to upgrade SC. My old version is a bit threadbare but fortunately, it doesn’t serve up the wrong page as the home page. I see a link from donncha above that might address this but it isn’t working for me.

    blakekr – which version works for you? If I know that I may be able to figure out what is causing this.

    Hi Donncha, I downgraded to 0.7.1. I don’t know if that’s the last version that avoids the home page problem, but someone said it worked so I used it, and it’s been working for me too.

    0.7.1? I’m going to have to downgrade to it because this problem is still happening, even after I switched hosts. I’m on a dedicated machine now and this problem sucks.

    Currently I have ACTools running a macro to clear my cache every 20 mins [As I need to do that to avoid this issue].

    I’m seeing this as well. I’ll take a shot at downgrading, but it would be a real issue if that doesn’t work. I have a dev machine synched with the same configuration that I’m going to hit to try to recreate it.

    If it helps (and since someone else mentioned it) I’m on mosso (rackspace cloud)

    It can’t be related to the cloud hosting, because I moved servers and the problem still occurs. Actually happens on TWO of my sites. Moved both over from cloud hosting to regular hosting and reset my htaccess rules to the default and no fix.

    As an experiment I’m running my own blog today with a static page as the front page at and I’m monitoring it with a script that grabs the front page every 5 seconds.

    The script looks for the text “you came here expecting posts and stuff” and if it doesn’t find it it will email me. So far it’s been running for several hours without a hitch.

    I should be able to replicate it for you next week. We want to try to replicate it in our staging environment, in order to therefore test the downgrade workaround.

    It happened twice, that I know of, within the first 24 hours of the site where this occurred going live, so simulating some traffic should get it to happen on our staging box.

    Still no sign of it happening on my blog right now and it’s hours later.

    When you do see it happening take a look at your logs and try to find a pattern, please! 🙂

    9 hours later and my site is still working fine.

    It must be something to do with the local configuration or the set of plugins you use. This is really annoying.

    My guess is it’s got to be a configuration issue, because the only plugin I’m using that crosses over with the first poster is Akismet. And obviously, that’s not the issue or else everyone would be seeing it.

    Must be alright. My monitoring script is still running fine and only reported an error when the system cron restarted Apache as part of it’s daily tasks this morning. is running on a fastcgi setup. I’ll try the same on my photoblog. It’s using a more conventional mod_php setup.

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