If your website is not optimized, then there is no way to rank your site in Google. What should you do to optimize and increase your page speed time? And how to do all these things without any effort? The solution is up here! Move ahead to your WordPress site and install W3 Total Cache Plugin. After installing, setup W3 Total Cache plugin to optimize your Page Cache, Minify, Database Cache, Object Cache and Browser Cache. W3 Total Cache has nearly 1 Million Active installs and users. You don’t need to worry about your Web Performance Optimization after installing this plugin. It maintains all of your cache memory and allows your site to load faster than before. To main your overall SEO, I prefer you to use Yoast SEO plugin. It increase your site visibility in Google and allows you to rank higher in search engine results.
A long ago, I heard about this W3 Total Cache plugin and installed on my WordPress site. And then configured and setup W3 Total Cache plugin to enhance my web performance optimization. I was totally shocked at that time because my site loads faster than I assume. Everything was awesome after installing and setting up W3 Total Cache on my site. But I spend a lot of time to setup W3 Total Cache plugin; it is because you need to set your W3 Total Cache manually. I got some tips and tricks from many sources, and I implemented it on my site to check whether it works or not. And finally got a clear vision over this plugin to configure and enhance web performance optimization.
Setup W3 Total Cache Dashboard
Once you installed and activated your W3 Total Cache plugin on your WordPress, you would step over to their dashboard. In that page, you have info about their plugin upgradations for ultimate premium optimization of your Web Performance and page load time.
Likewise, several premium service lists are mention below for future upgrades.
You can select any one of the premium services to advance your website performance and load time. For a newbie, it is not necessary; you can skip this step and use your free mode.
I’ll narrate my experience with this W3 Total Cache plugin. You just follow my procedure to improve your page speed load time and overall performance of your site. Cache plays the main role in lowering your site load time. So maintain your cache and response time using W3 Total Cache plugin. Enable some of my recommended settings and watch response time on your site. I’m damn sure; it will increase your site performance and response time.
- Goto Performace >> General Settings
- Then Enable some of my cache preference.
- Follow my above and below screenshots apply it on your WordPress site.
Once you have done changes, click save all settings to submit your changes.
Page cache was used to reduce the workload of PHP script running time when you request a copy of web page to the server. You don’t need to run all the PHP script when you request and retrieve a web page from the server database. So enable page cache to reduce the load time of your page as mentioned below.
You need to set a expire date for the header to encourage your browser caching of files. Likewise enable your Cache-Control Header, Entity Tag, HTTP compression, W3 Total Cache Header and Last Modified Header.
East to setup W3 Total Cache and configure with CloudFlare. If you need to activate CDN on your WordPress site, then sign up to some cloud based network. Connect your hosting with the CloudFlare. There are two essential plugins that you need to install to your WordPress, First, Install and setup your Yoast SEO plugin to increase your Google ranking and your site visibility in search engine result. Secondly, Install and setup W3 Total Cache from the above-specified method. Make use of this two giant plugin on your WordPress and follow some SEO method to rank higher in Google.