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WP Fastest Cache

The simplest and fastest WP Cache system

16 reviews
Average Rating
4.8 out of 5 stars
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support & quality
By , for WP 4.1.1

discovered a serious issue with this plugin which everytime writes htaccess files the server will end up with internal server error code 500; if i edit the file myself i find some </FilesMatch> closing but that were never opened or something ..so basically a syntax error - reported this a couple of times to this guy which this time proved to only respond my emails to keep me busy.. had to resend this an email 3 times ( i had copy/pasted the the htaccess in email body) but he was still asking for a copy of the file

even though it would a problem from our server i would expect a better attitude when asking for support of a paid product

so, be careful before buying this one...

Wouldn't Allow Logins
By , for WP 4.1.1

I could not login with any user with this plugin activated. I had to disable it and then logged in.

Does not work for Google
By ,

I bought it to increase my Google rating, but the Google Webmaster tool showed even more worse results than with the free "WP Super Cache" tool.

Just wasted $29!
They wanna get paid for picture compression as well, while there are free tools available as well. I didn't try this functionality.

Plugin File changing itself : Wordfence scan error
By ,

Plugin file changed in background. Uninstalled after that.

Crashed Wamp Instance
By , for WP 4.1

Installed and configured, saved settings, immediate internal server error, WAMP instance is currently non-recoverable.

White screen of death
By , for WP 4.0.1

I would have pages that would return white screens. No error or warning. Just not stable enough for an important site.

Terrible
By , for WP 3.9.2

Few hours after instalation, have got some shitty links on header of my website. After turning off the plugin links are gone. I think that is a bug in the plugin.

Doesn't work on 3.9.1 :(
By , for WP 3.9.1

Doesn't initiate any of the features. Just says "must refresh to see cached version"... no refresh will work. Logged in, logged out, css/js aggregating on does not aggregate.

This is on GoDaddy hosting.

Caused my company problems
By , for WP 3.9.1

Don't trust this plugin if you use Multisite WordPress.

It might have worked for the site it was installed on... BUT since I use WordPress Multisite Network this plugin caused all sites to redirect to the site which activated the plugin. I was not willing to figure out the plugin settings that caused it. But as soon as I removed the plugin all sites went back to normal. I had phone calls from complaining customers and lost sales due to this failed plugin!

Simply does not work (with WP hosted on IIS)
By , for WP 3.9.1

I host WordPress on my own server running IIS. First I had the problem that there was no .htaccess so I had to install a Helicon Ape. After that I could enable WP FastestCache.

WP Fastest Cache DOES indeed create a cache, I see the cache being created but when I look at a page's source (after refreshing it) I will always only see "<!-- need to refresh to see cached version -->" at the very end. The cached file says the ""<!-- WP Fastest Cache file was created in 0.330816984177 seconds, on 08-01-14 9:01:35 -->" thing but clearly THAT file never reaches the client.

So a cache IS being generated but it's never being used. The net effect of this plugin is therefore that it's actually making things SLOWER!

Also, even if I UNCHECK "Don't show the cached version for logged-in users" (so I want logged-in users to see the cached version as well) the logged-in user will NEVER get a cached version. It does NOT even say "<!-- need to refresh to see cached version -->".

I give it a rating of 1 since the plugin doesn't work. FOR ME. That is with WP hosted on IIS. If I would have it hosted on Apache, I might have given it 5 stars, I don't know. So my rating of 1 is NOT indicative of how well it performs under Apache, only for IIS.

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