The Best WordPress Cache Plugins and their Usage

The Best Wordpress Cache Plugins and their Usage

When a viewer visits one of your pages on your WordPress website, they generally request a lot of information from your hosts like images, javascript, and CSS. Many WordPress users also keep complaining about their blog/site updates, not showing up instantly on their blog. We think it is really annoying to see old content even after you have the changes on your WordPress site. Don’t you?

However, the common reason for this type of behavior includes various reasons, which also includes WordPress Cache plugins.

In this article, we will show you how to optimize your WordPress website by using Cache Plugins to improve your WordPress site performance. 

Overview of WordPress Cache
Overview of WordPress Cache

Beginning – What is a WordPress Cache

It is a way of improving your site/blog performance; if your site/blog is getting too many hits, you can increase its production by enabling WordPress Cache.

Benefits of WordPress Caching

There a lot of benefits depending on what type of WordPress Cache you are going to use but we are going to list a few here

  • Speeding up your site/blog
  • Save consumption of your server’s resources
  • Better ranks in search engines

Types of WordPress Caches

W3 Total Cache

W3 Total Cache is the most famous cache plugins on WordPress.org

After you install, the W3 Total Cache plugin, you may need to configure some files to install W3 Total Cache completely. The good part of this plugin is that if any part of the installation process needs to be completed, W3 Total Cache will advise you of what still needs to be done.

The W3 Total Cache improves the SEO 

The not-so-good part of the W3 Total Cache is that the number of options can be upsetting. 

W3 Total Cache
W3 Total Cache

Most of the features of W3 Total Cache can be enabled or disabled in the General Settings page. The General box at the top of the page lets you enable/disable all caching features at the top of a button.

You may also configure each feature independently. You also have other settings, and a debug option and import/export functionality.

WP Super Cache

WP Super Cache is also one of the various popular WordPress cache plugins available. The WP Super cache delivers static files to 99% of your viewers by utilizing mod-rewrite, PHP or legacy caching.

WP Super Cache is very simple to configure, you will find seven tabs in the options page, you can enable caching through the Easy tab and the plugin will begin caching your pages. It will give you a concise description of how many pages have been cached and how many expired.

WP Super Cache
WP Super Cache

WP Super Cache gives you the option to choose what type of caching you can use within the advanced settings page. Many settings like compressing files and not caching some pages for known viewers. However, these options are not enabled by default, so you will need to enable them yourself.

WP Fastest Cache

When a page is being rendered, there are some components that are used like PHP and MySQL and for that, your system needs more RAM and CPU. If you have a lot of viewers or visitors, your system eventually gets slow and your page is rendered slowly. This slowness can be resolved using the WP Fastest Cache.

The WP Fastest Cache system generates a static HTML file and it tells the system not to render the page again and again.

WP Fastest Cache
WP Fastest Cache

WP Fastest Cache basically increases your site display speed which is also used in Google’s search ranking algorithm so that it will increase your SEO ranking of your website/blog.

 Setting up WP Fastest Cache is very easy. .You do not need to alter any files. It gets modified automatically.

Comet Cache

Comet Cache is a free plugin from WebSharks, Inc. and they say that the Comet Cache is not just comfortable to use yet also simple too. This cache is a 2-minute setup, it has an Automatic & Intelligent Cache Clearing. It has a client-side browser caching that makes the client browser to cache the webpages for extra speed. 

Comet Cache
Comet Cache

Comet Cache has the ability to set an automatic expiration time for cache files. 

Comet Cache has a feature called Auto-Cache Engine, however, it is a Pro-feature and enabling that option will ensure visitors are always served cached content to avoid the chance of them landing on a page that has expired cache or has never been cached.

Conclusion of The Best WordPress Cache Plugins and their Usage

There are many more plugins available on the world wide web, however, we only mentioned the ones that are mostly used and most popular. If you would like us to give in-depth features of all the above-mentioned plugins, you do not need to comment, we will be bringing up more articles soon. 

Let us know if you want us to add anything more to this in the comments below and we will get it for you.

About Syed Hussaini

I am a business consultant with 15+ Years of extensive expertise in IT Services Management (ITSM), Team Management, Training, Knowledge Management, and Business Operations. My involvement in a corporate environment and freelance projects, my career has taught me how to be more productive, proactive, and independent.

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