It has been reported time and time again for 6 years.
The plugin serves a random page instead of the home page. Even when you specifically say not to cache it!
You would think an issue that major would get fixed in 6 years, well no, they still have no clue why it happens.
Over the last year, I've tried out WP Super Cache maybe five times on various websites I've been authoring, and without fail, on activation and a viewing (no settings altered) of the settings page, both the admin panel and the website itself crash to a white screen.
I realise that this will probably mean a page speed that's through the roof, but what's the crack here?
Latest attempt was because W3TC is now giving perpetual error messages. Do any caching plugins actually work nowadays?
What a terrible experience. I had to pay someone to fix it.
After installing and running this plugin I got the following error:
"object from empty value in /.../post.php on line 627".
How to fix it? I could not post any new posts.
No matter what I do it won't stop caching the front page. new articles stay hidden for up to an hour.
Support is terrible. Well, maybe that's not fair. I don't know how support is. I can't get them to respond. Questions and requests for help go unnoticed.
This is the most awful cache I have ever experienced! It is written in an arrogant IT language only experts understand and if you have a bug with your scripts, you are left in the cold. I am going to desinstall it on every site!!!
Pages won't update immediately, sometimes hours, sometimes days, sometimes never. Given the comments am afraid to uninstall. Am going to back up and try to restore the site. Wish me luck! By the way, this plugin installed itself when I did my WordPress install and activated Jetpack.
I can not stress this enough.
DO NOT USE THIS PLUGIN.
Added it to my site & instantly it took it offline, deleted it via the WP dashboard, which created further problems as it wasn't a full delete.
Had to got into the FTP files & track down the rest of the code causing problems.
Can't actually believe Automatic think it's ok to continue hawking this around.
AVOID AT ALL COSTS
thankfully godaddy backs up the site regularly otherwise i would have been up creek!
avoid unless your very bored!
PLEASE BACKUP YOUR DATABASE FIRST!
As soon as I installed and activated, entire site was nuked. What a pain in the ass, this plugin should be deleted from the repository until the developers fix it.
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