Optimizing your WordPress Site in 2018
WP Fastest Cache is one of those WordPress plugins that becomes a straight necessity once your blog reaches thousands of daily viewers. Fastest Cache is designed to optimize both page and post times through the creation of static copies; reducing the loading times for repeat visitors to your site.
Since the variety of Niche WordPress Themes is so vast, the benefits of caching varies based on # of plugins in each theme. However, every site will see some level of benefit from said caching
If after you’ve read this article, or you already have WP Fastest Cache installed and working, and your site is still lagging; try these other site-optimizing options:
In this guide you will learn both how-to install and configure the WP Fastest Cache plugin.
Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below, but these are all products I highly recommend. Nothing in this post hasn’t already been utilized or tested by myself before said post.
Step 1: Benchmarking
Before you even start with this plugin, make sure you get rid of all those other knock-off optimizers; they could potentially interfere with Fastest Cache.
On your WordPress Admin. Panel your going to click on Add New Plugins>>Download WP Fastest Cache then Activate it.
Once Activated you will see WP Fastest Cache on the bottom left of your panel>>Click it
You should be brought to this Settings Tab
Step 2: Configuring to Your Site
First, Click >> Enable to the right of Cache System
Then, Click >> Preload, and Check all Boxes
Once this is done, restart WP Fastest Cache. The purpose of this creates a static cache for each of your pages/posts/etc so whenever a unique user visits your site it loads for them faster.
Optional Steps for Premium Users:
Once you get the hang of your blog and you feel like you just need more out of this plugin, there are three additional options for as a premium user.
Delete Cache (a Manual way to refresh your cache along with minified CSS files)
Cache Timeout (Creating rules for cache expiring/regenerating)
Image Optimization (Compresses images to reduce impact on site storage)
Still trying to get your blog to look just right? Check out these other articles that you may have missed in your research:
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