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W3 Total Cache

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


314 reviews
Average Rating
4.3 out of 5 stars
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Pop up keeps insisting I rate it!!!
By , for WP 4.4.2

Can't get rid of the continual pop up asking me to rate the plugin....

Great plugin, obnoxious popup
By , for WP 4.4.2

I use this on almost all my sites, but I'm rating it 1 star because it won't stop showing an obnoxious popup until I rate it.

Fraud! Took my money for premium service. Never provided
By , for WP 4.4.2

Fraud! DON'T support a "company" that has customer service and ethics like this! W3 Total Cache took my money for premium service but never provided the service they promised. Multiple attempts over the last month to ask politely for a refund were unanswered. I want my money back! DON'T support a "company" that has customer service and ethics like this!

Minify and cache doesnt work
By ,

It doesnt work with WP v 4.4.2
Dont waste ur time.

By , for WP 4.4.2

DON'T Buy the pro version. It does nothing, my key even doesn't work. Mailed, called, etc etc no answer. Creditcard is billed in 2015 now 2016 they rebill again!!! and again no contact. absolutely rude! and fraude. No cancelation procedure. FRAUDE!!

No replies to bugs
By , for WP 4.4.2

We have posted this issue her AND on their web site 4 times.

There is a BUG in W3. We installed it. It seemed to run fine. Ran some speed tests. note it was working. We were/are using memcached.

Then, we deactivated it temporarily JUST to run same speed tests. We made NO OTHER CHANGES, UPDATES, etc. to ANYTHING.
W3 was only de-activated for 7 hours. But when we re-activated it, we got a fatal error:

Fatal error: Class 'Memcache' not found in /var/www/vhosts/AppBuzzinga.com/httpdocs/wp-content/plugins/w3-total-cache/lib/W3/Cache/Memcached.php on line 38

The only response we have gotten was ,
" memcached must not be present"

Forgetting for a moment that 7 hours before it was running fine, the error was RUUNING memcached.php when the error occured.

There are some issues that should be addressed whether you are "paying" for support ot not.

Sid B

horrible do not download
By , for WP 4.4.2

spent the entire day trying to contact my company blue host and my web developer...come to find out this program made my site run extremely slow

my web developer also said the program is notorious for sites crashing and going slow.


never again

Slowdowns home page load on dedicated server
By , for WP 4.4.2

Average page load with cache plugins 300-500 ms more then without it.
No any use.

breaks everything
By , for WP 4.4.2

If you have even a slightly customized template, don't bother with this, it breaks many things.

annoying screen popups hangs site
By , for WP 4.4.2

tried to use this plugin but unfortunately the message popup screen is a real issue that needs to be addressed. causes screen to hang and have to reload plugin to try and setup, in the end opted for a less annoying cache plugin.

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