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W3 Total Cache

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


337 reviews
Average Rating
4.3 out of 5 stars
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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.

A Mess
By , for WP 4.4.2

Gets a Google pagespeed score of 100 no problem - but hardly any good if the score is due to a 500 error message.

Used to use this all the time, and thought I'd give it another go, but the error that initially made me go elsewhere is still there.

After a mammoth setup session, I'm not really interested in going through error docs and editing .htaccess files to make it work - may as well place the code in there myself in the first place without using a plugin.

Pity, as this used to be a decent plugin!

Destroyed my Google Ranking
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This was good for 4months, but then it started creating errors which caused google to remove my site from search results.
I deleted this plugin and 24hrs later my google results had returned.


Pop-up takes over dashboard
By , for WP 4.4.2

Used to work brilliantly but now the pop-up demanding that I rate this plugin has taken over my dashboard and I can't get rid of it. Would have been 4 or 5 stars, but this behavior makes it utterly useless and it's wasting loads of my time - fail!

Endless spammy pop-up begging for a rating.
By , for WP 4.4.2

Endless repeating pop-up from this plugin when you access it's interface. What's next, locking access to your server unless you give a rating?

Edge Opt-in makes plugin unusable
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I have been battling with disabling the 'opt-in' pop up for hours now. With all of the extra config we need to do, this has made things very painful indeed

Pesky footer
By , for WP 4.4.2

No easy way to deactivate the pesky footer. I'm trying to remove it, I already lost half an hour. I'm thinking to uninstall it.

Dont buy premium! They only take your money.
By , for WP 4.4.2

Dont buy premium! You wont get satisfied. Even you do not get any answer from support. They only take your money!
I bought it because promise of more speed. Now I cannot use it because lisenze does not work. Since then I tried to get answer from support. But nobody did answer. So I think they are frauds only taking money. If you google it you get the same result.

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