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W3 Total Cache

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


330 reviews
Average Rating
4.3 out of 5 stars
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This is wrong
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Hmmm...and a few minutes later I am back again. Guess what? Got the flippin popup again. I did not read the question right maybe. It did say give us a smashing rating. Well here it is. You've enjoyed me enough to uninstall the whole thing. Enjoy!

The plugin works, but they steal your money. Warning!
By , for WP 4.2.2

I installed the plugin and it works well. Then I purchased Theme optimization for one of my sites and paid 150 USD in february -15. But they never got back to me and delivered the service I paid for. Since March this year I have tried to contact the company on several occasions on different emailaddresses, forms and even on Twitter without any success. The conclusion is this: Something is very wrong here, don't send this Company any Money, they'll rip you off.

Don't try it
By , for WP 4.2.2

Seemed very promising on the description, but when I tried it, the best features were payed, including the CDN, which he claims to be the best one out there. I can't say if it works good or not, cause I not even tested the front page after activating it, the reason is obvious: Basically nothing in this plugin is free. I'm giving one star because I hate to be fooled by spamvert. Be more transparent when creating a description.

Fair and honest review from my deep down heart
By , for WP 4.2.2

It is [ profanity ] cache plugin i've ever seen in my life, this plugin screwed me all the time i've tried this creepy plugin more than 6 of my websites but it always mess around, i recommend wordpress user to not to use this [ profanity ] plugin and i'll find a way to band this plugin forever.

100,000 inodes created by this plugin in under an hour
By , for WP 4.2.1

This issue of overwhelming inode creation has been known, and unaddressed, for 2 years now. (See original support thread HERE)

It created so many that it put my account in danger of being shut down, and I've wasted hours today trying to clean up the mess by deleting all these files.

I had to go in through my host's file manager simply to stop the plugin, since it had used so many resources that I couldn't load the admin panel.

This is the second time today that I've had to do this, after trying to change the settings on the last forced shut-down and clean up.

It not only didn't speed my site up, it shut it down completely, more than once, with a problem that has existed UNRESOLVED for two years.

I give it one star because that's the required minimum to post a review.

No longer recommended
By , for WP 4.2.1

Runs rampant with re-directs and causes server overload on CPU. Forced advertisement keeps popping up which you must click on. Also settings don't seem to stick and they get changed to: every option checked. Google Webmaster Tools report a 301 redirect on entire site and won't index pages.

Very very bad
By , for WP 4.1.2

After I have read here these reviews, I decided to install this plugin. How big fault it has been!!!

This is the worst plugin, which I have ever had installed. It causes many problems and conflicts, and of course - it si very hard to change it back. No support for uninstall, no support for anything. About 250 threads unsolved.

Be aware of this plugin - I bet on that this review are all payed. Do not install this and try find any other with better support and developers.

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remove popup

Lack of support and customer care when buying premium features
By , for WP 4.2

The plugin works great, unfortunately when it comes to the premium features it's horrible.

I've purchased the professional configuration and template optimization and when I was about to submit the FTP details my PC froze and I lost the page, when I tried to do it again it prompted me to purchase the ad on again. They haven't replied to my emails in over a week nor my support tickets...

I only ask if that they return the $150 so I can get over this...

i'm lost
By , for WP 4.1.2

too hard to configure for me... :(

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