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=== Plugin Name ===
Contributors: fredericktownes
Tags: w3totalcache, w3 totalcache, w3total cache, wpo, web performance optimization, performance, availability, scaling, scalability, user experience, cache, caching, page cache, css cache, js cache, db cache, disk cache, disk caching, database cache, http compression, gzip, deflate, minify, cdn, content delivery network, media library, performance, speed, multiple hosts, css, merge, combine, unobtrusive javascript, compress, optimize, optimizer, javascript, js, cascading style sheet, plugin, yslow, yui, google, google rank, google page speed, mod_pagespeed, new relic, newrelic, aws, s3, cloudfront, sns, elasticache, rds, flash media server, amazon web services, cloud files, rackspace, akamai, max cdn, limelight, cloudflare, mod_cloudflare, microsoft, microsoft azure, iis, nginx, litespeed, apache, varnish, xcache, apc, eacclerator, wincache, mysql, w3 total cache, batcache, wp cache, wp super cache, quick cache, wp minify, bwp-minify, buddypress
Requires at least: 3.2
Tested up to: 4.0.1
Stable tag: 0.9.4.1
License: GPLv2 or later
License URI: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html

Easy Web Performance Optimization (WPO) using caching: browser, page, object, database, minify and content delivery network support.

== Description ==

The **only** WordPress Performance Optimization (WPO) framework; designed to improve user experience and page speed.

Recommended by web hosts like: Page.ly, Synthesis, DreamHost, MediaTemple, Go Daddy, Host Gator and countless more.

Trusted by countless companies like: AT&T, stevesouders.com, mattcutts.com, mashable.com, smashingmagazine.com, makeuseof.com, yoast.com, kiss925.com, pearsonified.com, lockergnome.com, johnchow.com, ilovetypography.com, webdesignerdepot.com, css-tricks.com and tens of thousands of others.

W3 Total Cache improves the user experience of your site by increasing server performance, reducing the download times and providing transparent content delivery network (CDN) integration.

An inside look:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkmrQP8S5KY

Benefits:

* At least 10x improvement in overall site performance (Grade A in [YSlow](http://developer.yahoo.com/yslow/) or significant [Google Page Speed](http://code.google.com/speed/page-speed/) improvements) **when fully configured**
* Improved conversion rates and "[site performance](http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2009/12/your-sites-performance-in-webmaster.html)" which [affect your site's rank](http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2010/04/using-site-speed-in-web-search-ranking.html) on Google.com
* "Instant" subsequent page views: browser caching
* Optimized progressive render: pages start rendering quickly
* Reduced page load time: increased visitor time on site; visitors view more pages
* Improved web server performance; sustain high traffic periods
* Up to 80% bandwidth savings via minify and HTTP compression of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and feeds

Features:

* Compatible with shared hosting, virtual private / dedicated servers and dedicated servers / clusters
* Transparent content delivery network (CDN) management with Media Library, theme files and WordPress itself
* Mobile support: respective caching of pages by referrer or groups of user agents including theme switching for groups of referrers or user agents
* Caching of (minified and compressed) pages and posts in memory or on disk or on CDN (mirror only)
* Caching of (minified and compressed) CSS and JavaScript in memory, on disk or on CDN
* Caching of feeds (site, categories, tags, comments, search results) in memory or on disk or on CDN (mirror only)
* Caching of search results pages (i.e. URIs with query string variables) in memory or on disk
* Caching of database objects in memory or on disk
* Caching of objects in memory or on disk
* Minification of posts and pages and feeds
* Minification of inline, embedded or 3rd party JavaScript (with automated updates)
* Minification of inline, embedded or 3rd party CSS (with automated updates)
* Browser caching using cache-control, future expire headers and entity tags (ETag) with "cache-busting"
* JavaScript grouping by template (home page, post page etc) with embed location control
* Non-blocking JavaScript embedding
* Import post attachments directly into the Media Library (and CDN)
* WP-CLI support for cache purging, query string updating and more

Improve the user experience for your readers without having to change WordPress, your theme, your plugins or how you produce your content.

== Frequently Asked Questions ==

= Why does speed matter? =

Speed is among the most significant success factors web sites face. In fact, your site's speed directly affects your income (revenue) — it's a fact. Some high traffic sites conducted research and uncovered the following:

* Google.com: **+500 ms** (speed decrease) -> **-20% traffic loss** [[1](http://home.blarg.net/~glinden/StanfordDataMining.2006-11-29.ppt)]
* Yahoo.com: **+400 ms** (speed decrease) -> **-5-9% full-page traffic loss** (visitor left before the page finished loading) [[2](http://www.slideshare.net/stoyan/yslow-20-presentation)]
* Amazon.com: **+100 ms** (speed decrease) -> **-1% sales loss** [[1](http://home.blarg.net/~glinden/StanfordDataMining.2006-11-29.ppt)]

A thousandth of a second is not a long time, yet the impact is quite significant. Even if you're not a large company (or just hope to become one), a loss is still a loss. However, there is a solution to this problem, take advantage.

Search engines like Google, measure and factor in the speed of web sites in their ranking algorithm. When they recommend a site they want to make sure users find what they're looking for quickly. So in effect you and Google should have the same objective.

Many of the other consequences of poor performance were discovered more than a decade ago:

* Lower perceived credibility (Fogg et al. 2001)
* Lower perceived quality (Bouch, Kuchinsky, and Bhatti 2000)
* Increased user frustration (Ceaparu et al. 2004)
* Increased blood pressure (Scheirer et al. 2002)
* Reduced flow rates (Novak, Hoffman, and Yung 200)
* Reduced conversion rates (Akamai 2007)
* Increased exit rates (Nielsen 2000)
* Are perceived as less interesting (Ramsay, Barbesi, and Preece 1998)
* Are perceived as less attractive (Skadberg and Kimmel 2004)

There are a number of [resources](http://www.websiteoptimization.com/speed/tweak/psychology-web-performance/) that have been documenting the role of performance in success on the web, W3 Total Cache exists to give you a framework to tune your application or site without having to do years of research.

= Why is W3 Total Cache better than other cache plugins? =

**It's a complete framework.** Most cache plugins available do a great job at achieving a couple of performance aims. Our plugin remedies numerous performance reducing aspects of any web site going far beyond merely reducing CPU usage (load) and bandwidth consumption for HTML pages alone. Equally important, the plugin requires no theme modifications, modifications to your .htaccess (mod_rewrite rules) or programming compromises to get started. Most importantly, it's the only plugin designed to optimize all practical hosting environments small or large. The options are many and setup is easy.

= I've never heard of any of this stuff; my site is fine, no one complains about the speed. Why should I install this? =

Rarely do readers take the time to complain. They typically just stop browsing earlier than you'd prefer and may not return altogether. This is the only plugin specifically designed to make sure that all aspects of your site are as fast as possible. Google is placing more emphasis on the [speed of a site as a factor in rankings](http://searchengineland.com/site-speed-googles-next-ranking-factor-29793); this plugin helps with that too.

It's in every web site owner's best interest is to make sure that the performance of your site is not hindering its success.

= Which WordPress versions are supported? =

To use all features in the suite, a minimum of version WordPress 2.8 with PHP 5 is required. Earlier versions will benefit from our Media Library Importer to get them back on the upgrade path and into a CDN of their choosing.

= Why doesn't minify work for me? =

Great question. W3 Total Cache uses several open source tools to attempt to combine and optimize CSS, JavaScript and HTML etc. Unfortunately some trial and error is required on the part of developers is required to make sure that their code can be successfully minified with the various libraries W3 Total Cache supports. Even still, if developers do test their code thoroughly, they cannot be sure that interoperability with other code your site may have. This fault does not lie with any single party here, because there are thousands of plugins and theme combinations that a given site can have, there are millions of possible combinations of CSS, JavaScript etc.

A good rule of thumb is to try auto mode, work with a developer to identify the code that is not compatible and start with combine only mode (the safest optimization) and increase the optimization to the point just before functionality (JavaScript) or user interface / layout (CSS) breaks in your site.

We're always working to make this more simple and straight forward in future releases, but this is not an undertaking we can realize on our own. When you find a plugin, theme or file that is not compatible with minification reach out to the developer and ask them either to provide a minified version with their distribution or otherwise make sure their code is minification-friendly.

= Who do you recommend as a CDN (Content Delivery Network) provider? =

That depends on how you use your site and where most of your readers read your site (regionally). Here's a short list:

* [MaxCDN](http://www.maxcdn.com/), [Discount Coupon Code](http://tracking.maxcdn.com/c/15753/3982/378?u=https%3A%2F%2Fsecure.maxcdn.com%2F%3Fpackage%3Dstarter%26coupon%3Dw3tc)
* [EdgeCast / MediaTemple ProCDN](http://www.edgecast.com/)
* [Amazon Cloudfront](http://aws.amazon.com/cloudfront/)
* [Rackspace Cloud Files](http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/files/)
* [Limelight Networks](http://www.limelight.com/)
* [Akamai](http://www.akamai.com/)

= What about comments? Does the plugin slow down the rate at which comments appear? =

On the contrary, as with any other action a user can perform on a site, faster performance will encourage more of it. The cache is so quickly rebuilt in memory that it's no trouble to show visitors the most current version of a post that's experiencing Digg, Slashdot, Drudge Report, Yahoo Buzz or Twitter effect.

= Will the plugin interfere with other plugins or widgets? =

No, on the contrary if you use the minify settings you will improve their performance by several times.

= Does this plugin work with WordPress in network mode? =

Indeed it does.

= Does this plugin work with BuddyPress (bbPress)? =

Yes.

= Will this plugin speed up WP Admin? =

Yes, indirectly - if you have a lot of bloggers working with you, you will find that it feels like you have a server dedicated only to WP Admin once this plugin is enabled; the result, increased productivity.

= Which web servers do you support? =

We are aware of no incompatibilities with [apache](http://httpd.apache.org/) 1.3+, [IIS](http://www.iis.net/) 5+ or [litespeed](http://litespeedtech.com/products/webserver/overview/) 4.0.2+. If there's a web server you feel we should be actively testing (e.g. [lighttpd](http://www.lighttpd.net/)), we're [interested in hearing](http://www.w3-edge.com/contact/).

= Is this plugin server cluster and load balancer friendly? =

Yes, built from the ground up with scale and current hosting paradigms in mind.

= What is the purpose of the "Media Library Import" tool and how do I use it? =

The media library import tool is for old or "messy" WordPress installations that have attachments (images etc in posts or pages) scattered about the web server or "hot linked" to 3rd party sites instead of properly using the media library.

The tool will scan your posts and pages for the cases above and copy them to your media library, update your posts to use the link addresses and produce a .htaccess file containing the list of of permanent redirects, so search engines can find the files in their new location.

You should backup your database before performing this operation.

= How do I find the JS and CSS to optimize (minify) them with this plugin? =

Use the "Help" button available on the Minify settings tab. Once open, the tool will look for and populate the CSS and JS files used in each template of the site for the active theme. To then add a file to the minify settings, click the checkbox next to that file. The embed location of JS files can also be specified to improve page render performance. Minify settings for all installed themes can be managed from the tool as well by selecting the theme from the drop down menu. Once done configuring minify settings, click the apply and close button, then save settings in the Minify settings tab.

= I don't understand what a CDN has to do with caching, that's completely different, no? =

Technically no, a CDN is a high performance cache that stores static assets (your theme files, media library etc) in various locations throughout the world in order to provide low latency access to them by readers in those regions.

= What if I don't want to work with a CDN right now, is there any other use for this feature? =

Yes! You can take advantage of the [pipelining](http://www.mozilla.org/projects/netlib/http/pipelining-faq.html) support in some browsers by creating a sub-domain for the static content for your site. So you could select the "Origin Push / Self-hosted" method of the General Settings tab. Create static.domain.com on your server (and update your DNS zone) and then specify the FTP details for it in the plugin configuration panel and you're done. If you disable the scripting options on your server you'll find that your server will actually respond slightly faster from that sub-domain because it's just sending files and not processing them.

= How do I use an Origin Pull (Mirror) CDN? =
Login to your CDN providers control panel or account management area. Following any set up steps they provide, create a new "pull zone" or "bucket" for your site's domain name. If there's a set up wizard or any troubleshooting tips your provider offers, be sure to review them. In the CDN tab of the plugin, enter the hostname your CDN provider provided in the "replace site's hostname with" field. You should always do a quick check by opening a test file from the CDN hostname, e.g. http://cdn.domain.com/favicon.ico. Troubleshoot with your CDN provider until this test is successful.

Now go to the General tab and click the checkbox and save the settings to enable CDN functionality and empty the cache for the changes to take effect.

= How do I configure Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) or Amazon CloudFront as my CDN? =

First [create an S3 account](http://aws.amazon.com/); it may take several hours for your account credentials to be functional. Next, you need to obtain your "Access key ID" and "Secret key" from the "Access Credentials" section of the "[Security Credentials](http://aws-portal.amazon.com/gp/aws/developer/account/index.html?action=access-key)" page of "My Account." Make sure the status is "active." Next, make sure that "Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)" is the selected "CDN type" on the "General Settings" tab, then save the changes. Now on the "Content Delivery Network Settings" tab enter your "Access key," "Secret key" and enter a name (avoid special characters and spaces) for your bucket in the "Create a bucket" field by clicking the button of the same name. If using an existing bucket simply specify the bucket name in the "Bucket" field. Click the "Test S3 Upload" button and make sure that the test is successful, if not check your settings and try again. Save your settings.

Unless you wish to use CloudFront, you're almost done, skip to the next paragraph if you're using CloudFront. Go to the "General Settings" tab and click the "Enable" checkbox and save the settings to enable CDN functionality. Empty the cache for the changes to take effect. If preview mode is active you will need to "deploy" your changes for them to take effect.

To use CloudFront, perform all of the steps above, except select the "Amazon CloudFront" "CDN type" in the "Content Delivery Network" section of the "General Settings" tab. When creating a new bucket, the distribution ID will automatically be populated. Otherwise, proceed to the [AWS Management Console](https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudfront/) and create a new distribution: select the S3 Bucket you created earlier as the "Origin," enter a [CNAME](http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AmazonCloudFront/latest/DeveloperGuide/index.html?CNAMEs.html) if you wish to add one or more to your DNS Zone. Make sure that "Distribution Status" is enabled and "State" is deployed. Now on "Content Delivery Network" tab of the plugin, copy the subdomain found in the AWS Management Console and enter the CNAME used for the distribution in the "CNAME" field.

You may optionally, specify up to 10 hostnames to use rather than the default hostname, doing so will improve the render performance of your site's pages. Additional hostnames should also be specified in the settings for the distribution you're using in the AWS Management Console.

Now go to the General tab and click the "Enable" checkbox and save the settings to enable CDN functionality and empty the cache for the changes to take effect. If preview mode is active you will need to "deploy" your changes for them to take effect.

= How do I configure Rackspace Cloud Files as my CDN? =

First [create an account](http://www.rackspacecloud.com/cloud_hosting_products/files). Next, in the "Content Delivery Network" section of the "General Settings" tab, select Rackspace Cloud Files as the "CDN Type." Now, in the "Configuration" section of the "Content Delivery Network" tab, enter the "Username" and "API key" associated with your account (found in the API Access section of the [rackspace cloud control panel](https://manage.rackspacecloud.com/APIAccess.do)) in the respective fields. Next enter a name for the container to use (avoid special characters and spaces). If the operation is successful, the container's ID will automatically appear in the "Replace site's hostname with" field. You may optionally, specify the container name and container ID of an [existing container](https://manage.rackspacecloud.com/CloudFiles.do) if you wish. Click the "Test Cloud Files Upload" button and make sure that the test is successful, if not check your settings and try again. Save your settings. You're now ready to export your media library, theme and any other files to the CDN.

You may optionally, specify up to 10 hostnames to use rather than the default hostname, doing so will improve the render performance of your site's pages.

Now go to the General tab and click the "Enable" checkbox and save the settings to enable CDN functionality and empty the cache for the changes to take effect.  If preview mode is active you will need to "deploy" your changes for them to take effect.

= My YSlow score is low because it doesn't recognize my CDN, what can I do? =

Rule 2 says to use a content delivery network (CDN). The score for this rule is computed by checking the hostname of each component against the list of known CDNs. Unfortunately, the list of "known CDNs" are the ones used by Yahoo!. Most likely these are not relevant to your web site, except for potentially yui.yahooapis.com. If you want an accurate score for your web site, you can add your CDN hostnames to YSlow using Firefox's preferences. Here are the steps to follow:

* Go to about:config in Firefox. You'll see the current list of preferences.
* Right-click in the window and choose New and String to create a new string preference.
* Enter extensions.yslow.cdnHostnames for the preference name.
* For the string value, enter the hostname of your CDN, for example, mycdn.com. Do not use quotes. If you have multiple CDN hostnames, separate them with commas.

If you specify CDN hostnames in your preferences, they'll be shown under the details for Rule 2 in the Performance view.

= What is the purpose of the "modify attachment URLs" button? =

If the domain name of your site has changed, this tool is useful in updating your posts and pages to use the current addresses. For example, if your site used to be www.domain.com, and you decided to change it to domain.com, the result would either be many "broken" images or many unnecessary redirects (which slow down the visitor's browsing experience). You can use this tool to correct this and similar cases. Correcting the URLs of your images also allows the plugin to do a better job of determining which images are actually hosted with the CDN.

As always, it never hurts to back up your database first.

= Is this plugin comptatible with TDO Mini Forms? =

Captcha and recaptcha will work fine, however you will need to prevent any pages with forms from being cached. Add the page's URI to the "Never cache the following pages" box on the Page Cache Settings tab.

= Is this plugin comptatible with GD Star Rating? =

Yes. Follow these steps:

1. Enable dynamic loading of ratings by checking GD Star Rating -> Settings -> Features "Cache support option"
1. If Database cache enabled in W3 Total Cache add `wp_gdsr` to "Ignored query stems" field in the Database Cache settings tab, otherwise ratings will not updated after voting
1. Empty all caches

= I see garbage characters instead of the normal web site, what's going on here? =

If a theme or it's files use the call `php_flush()` or function `flush()` that will interfere with the plugins normal operation; making the plugin send cached files before essential operations have finished. The `flush()` call is no longer necessary and should be removed.

= How do I cache only the home page? =

Add `/.+` to page cache "Never cache the following pages" option on the page cache settings tab.

= I'm getting blank pages or 500 error codes when trying to upgrade on WordPress in network mode =

First, make sure the plugin is not active (disabled) network-wide. Then make sure it's deactivated network-wide. Now you should be able to successful upgrade without breaking your site.

= A notification about file owner appears along with an FTP form, how can I resolve this? =

The plugin uses WordPress FileSystem functionality to write to files. It checks if the file owner, file owner group of created files match process owner. If this is not the case it cannot write or modify files.

Typically, you should tell your web host about the permission issue and they should be able to resolve it.

You can however try adding <em>define('FS_METHOD', 'direct');</em> to wp-config.php to circumvent the file and folder checks.

= This is too good to be true, how can I test the results? =
You will be able to see it instantly on each page load, but for tangible metrics, consider the following tools:

* [Mozilla Firefox](http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/) + [Firebug](http://getfirebug.com/) + [Yahoo! YSlow](http://developer.yahoo.com/yslow/)
* [Mozilla Firefox](http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/) + [Firebug](http://getfirebug.com/) + [Google Page Speed](http://code.google.com/speed/page-speed/)
* [Mozilla Firefox](http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/) + [Firebug](http://getfirebug.com/) + [Hammerhead](http://stevesouders.com/hammerhead/)
* [Google Chrome](http://www.google.com/chrome) + [Google Speed Tracer](http://code.google.com/webtoolkit/speedtracer/)
* [Pingdom](http://tools.pingdom.com/)
* [WebPagetest](http://www.webpagetest.org/test)
* [Gomez Instant Test Pro](http://www.gomez.com/instant-test-pro/)
* [Resource Expert Droid](http://redbot.org/)
* [Web Caching Tests](http://www.procata.com/cachetest/)
* [Port80 Compression Check](http://www.port80software.com/tools/compresscheck.asp)
* [A simple online web page compression / deflate / gzip test tool](http://www.gidnetwork.com/tools/gzip-test.php)

= I don't have time to deal with this, but I know I need it. Will you help me? =

Yes! Please [reach out to us](http://www.w3-edge.com/contact/) and we'll get you acclimated so you can "set it and forget it."

Install the plugin to read the full FAQ on the plugins FAQ tab.

== Installation ==

1. Deactivate and uninstall any other caching plugin you may be using. Pay special attention if you have customized the rewrite rules for fancy permalinks, have previously installed a caching plugin or have any browser caching rules as W3TC will automate management of all best practices. Also make sure wp-content/ and wp-content/uploads/ (temporarily) have 777 permissions before proceeding, e.g. in the terminal: `# chmod 777 /var/www/vhosts/domain.com/httpdocs/wp-content/` using your web hosting control panel or your FTP / SSH account.
1. Login as an administrator to your WordPress Admin account. Using the "Add New" menu option under the "Plugins" section of the navigation, you can either search for: w3 total cache or if you've downloaded the plugin already, click the "Upload" link, find the .zip file you download and then click "Install Now". Or you can unzip and FTP upload the plugin to your plugins directory (wp-content/plugins/). In either case, when done wp-content/plugins/w3-total-cache/ should exist.
1. Locate and activate the plugin on the "Plugins" page. Page caching will **automatically be running** in basic mode. Set the permissions of wp-content and wp-content/uploads back to 755, e.g. in the terminal: `# chmod 755 /var/www/vhosts/domain.com/httpdocs/wp-content/`.
1. Now click the "Settings" link to proceed to the "General Settings" tab; in most cases, "disk enhanced" mode for page cache is a "good" starting point.
1. The "Compatibility Mode" option found in the advanced section of the "Page Cache Settings" tab will enable functionality that optimizes the interoperablity of caching with WordPress, is disabled by default, but highly recommended. Years of testing in hundreds of thousands of installations have helped us learn how to make caching behave well with WordPress. The tradeoff is that disk enhanced page cache performance under load tests will be decreased by ~20% at scale.
1. *Recommended:* On the "Minify Settings" tab, all of the recommended settings are preset. If auto mode causes issues with your web site's layout, switch to manual mode and use the help button to simplify discovery of your CSS and JS files and groups. Pay close attention to the method and location of your JS group embeddings. See the plugin's FAQ for more information on usage.
1. *Recommended:* On the "Browser Cache" tab, HTTP compression is enabled by default. Make sure to enable other options to suit your goals.
1. *Recommended:* If you already have a content delivery network (CDN) provider, proceed to the "Content Delivery Network" tab and populate the fields and set your preferences. If you do not use the Media Library, you will need to import your images etc into the default locations. Use the Media Library Import Tool on the "Content Delivery Network" tab to perform this task. If you do not have a CDN provider, you can still improve your site's performance using the "Self-hosted" method. On your own server, create a subdomain and matching DNS Zone record; e.g. static.domain.com and configure FTP options on the "Content Delivery Network" tab accordingly. Be sure to FTP upload the appropriate files, using the available upload buttons.
1. *Optional:* On the "Database Cache" tab, the recommended settings are preset. If using a shared hosting account use the "disk" method with caution, the response time of the disk may not be fast enough, so this option is disabled by default. Try object caching instead for shared hosting.
1. *Optional:* On the "Object Cache" tab, all of the recommended settings are preset. If using a shared hosting account use the "disk" method with caution, the response time of the disk may not be fast enough, so this option is disabled by default. Test this option with and without database cache to ensure that it provides a performance increase.
1. *Optional:* On the "User Agent Groups" tab, specify any user agents, like mobile phones if a mobile theme is used. 

== What users have to say: ==

* Read [testimonials](https://twitter.com/w3edge/favorites) from W3TC users.

== Press: Mentions, Tutorials &amp; Reviews ==

**August 2013:**

* [12 Free WordPress Plugins That Could Make You A Better Blogger](http://www.wpkube.com/12-free-wordpress-plugins-that-could-make-you-a-better-blogger/), Reginald

**June 2013:**

* [Test of WordPress Caching Plugins – W3 Total Cache vs WP Super Cache vs Quick Cache](http://www.dashboardjunkie.com/test-of-wp-caching-plugins-w3-total-cache-vs-wp-super-cache-vs-quick-cache), Kim Tetzlaff

**March 2013:**

* [Top 25 Most Downloaded WordPress Plugins](http://wpforce.com/top-25-most-downloaded-wordpress-plugins/), Jonathan Dingman

**January 2013:**

* [Making WordPress Faster with Apache, Varnish and W3 Total Cache on Amazon AWS EC2 with CloudFront](http://jeffreifman.com/2013/01/26/making-wordpress-faster-with-apache-varnish-and-w3-total-cache-on-amazon-aws-ec2-with-cloudfront-cdn/), Jeff Reifman
* [How to Speed Up Your WordPress Site (Quickly and Easily)](http://www.wpexplorer.com/how-to-speed-up-wordpress), Tom Ewer
* [The Periodic Table of WordPress Plugins](http://www.wpexplorer.com/the-periodic-table-of-wordpress-plugins-and-my-top-5/), Tom Ewer
* [WordPress Optimization Guide](http://gtmetrix.com/wordpress-optimization-guide.html)

**December 2012:**

* [5 of My Favorite WordPress Plugins in 2012](http://torquemag.io/fav-plugins-2012/), Jay Hoffmann
* [The 25 Best WordPress Plugins Ever](http://www.websitemagazine.com/content/blogs/posts/archive/2012/12/05/the-25-best-wordpress-plugins-ever.aspx), Michael Garrity

**November 2012:**

* [What You Should Know About Using a CDN With WordPress](http://themefuse.com/blog/what-you-should-know-about-using-a-cdn-with-wordpress/), Karol Krol

**October 2012:**

* [The ManageWP Guide to Speeding Up Your WordPress Site with Plugins](http://managewp.com/how-to-speed-up-your-wordpress-website), Tom Ewer


**September 2012:**

* [Secrets Of High-Traffic WordPress Blogs](http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2012/09/12/secrets-high-traffic-wordpress-blogs/), Siobhan McKeown
* [10 essential WordPress plugins](http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9230638/10_essential_WordPress_plugins), Ken Gagne

**August 2012:**

* [#114: Let’s Do Simple Stuff to Make Our Websites Faster](http://css-tricks.com/video-screencasts/114-lets-do-simple-stuff-to-make-our-websites-faster/), Chris Coyier
* [The Plugins I Run](http://pippinsplugins.com/the-plugins-i-run/), Pippin Williamson
* [WordPress Cache: WP Super Cache vs W3 Total Cache](http://www.wpbrix.com/wordpress-seo/wordpress-cache-wp-super-cache-vs-w3-total-cache/)
* [15 Tips to Speed Up Your Website](http://www.seomoz.org/blog/15-tips-to-speed-up-your-website), Armin Jalili

**July 2012:**

* [Using Liquid Web's CDN with WordPress via W3 Total Cache](http://lw.rrfaae.com/2012/07/using-liquid-webs-cdn-with-wordpress-via-w3-total-cache/), Jason Gillman Jr.
* [Tips for Server Admins &amp; Website Owners](http://www.tharunpkarun.com/2012/07/tips-for-server-admins-website-owners/), Tharun Karun
* [Step-by-Step guide to WordPress Optimization using W3 Total Cache](http://pthakkar.com/category/website-optimization/w3-total-cache/),Pankaj Thakkar
* [Top 10 Most Essential WordPress Plugins, Must Install](http://omgtoptens.com/web/wordpress/top-10-most-essential-wordpress-plugins-must-install/)
* [W3 Total Cache Vs WP Super Cache: Best Caching Plugin?](http://bloggerspassion.com/w3-total-cache-vs-wp-super-cache/), Anil Agarwal
* [How to Install and Configure W3 Total Cache](http://www.techlila.com/wordpress-plugins/how-to-install-configure-w3-total-cache-worpress/)

**June 2012:**

* [The Meaning of Plugins and The Best WordPress Plugins](http://www.bloggersdeck.com/the-meaning-of-plugins-and-the-best-wordpress-plugins/), Reginald Chan
* [6 Essential Plugins for New WordPress Sites](http://blog.presstrends.io/2012/06/6-essential-plugins-for-new-wordpress-sites/), Mitch Monsen

**May 2012:**

* [W3 Total Cache Settings](http://techod.com/w3-total-cache-settings/), Jason Graham
* [Leverage Browser Caching with W3 Total Cache](http://www.mvestormedia.com/leverage-browser-caching-w3-total-cache/), Ian Rogers

**April 2012:**

* [Apache Traffic Server as a Reverse Proxy](http://kpayne.me/2012/04/10/apache-traffic-server-as-a-reverse-proxy/), Kurt Payne
* [Essential WordPress Plugins For Every WordPress Blog](http://www.softlovers.com/essential-wordpress-plugins-for-every-wordpress-blog/), Shashank Johri
* [First Steps On A Fresh WordPress Install](http://wpshout.com/first-steps-on-a-fresh-install/), Alex Denning
* [Essential WordPress Plugins](http://the-hate-project.blogspot.com/2012/04/essential-wordpress-plugins.html)
* [15 Ridiculously Useful WordPress Plugins for Travel Bloggers](http://travelbloggeracademy.com/wordpress-travel-bloggers/), Adam Costa
* [10 plugins every new WordPress blog should have](http://kcclaveria.com/2012/04/10-wordpress-plugins/)
* [Caching and Synthesis Managed WordPress Hosting](http://websynthesis.com/caching-and-synthesis-managed-wordpress-hosting/)
* [How to: Boost WordPress performance with W3 Total Cache and APC](http://www.neilturner.me.uk/2012/04/30/how-to-boost-wordpress-performance-with-w3-total-cache-and-apc.html), Neil Turner
* [Supercharge WordPress Blog With Cloudflare, MaxCDN and W3 Total Cache](http://hellboundbloggers.com/2012/04/24/supercharge-wordpress-cloudflare-maxcdn-w3-total-cache/)
* [W3 Total Cache Setup for Rackspace Cloud Sites with Cloud Files](http://thecustomizewindows.com/2012/04/w3-total-cache-setup-for-rackspace-cloud-sites-with-cloud-files/), Abhishek Ghosh
* [11 Steps To Speed Up Your WordPress Site](http://www.paulund.co.uk/11-steps-to-speed-up-your-wordpress-site)
* [Speeding Up WordPress With The W3 Total Cache Plugin](http://invenioblog.com/2012/04/speeding-up-wordpress-with-the-w3-total-cache-plugin/)
* [11 of Our Favorite Wordpress Plugins](http://www.putontheglasses.com/blog/11-of-our-favorite-wordpress-plugins)
* [Leverage Browser Caching with W3 Total Cache](http://www.mvestormedia.com/leverage-browser-caching-w3-total-cache/), Ian Rogers
* [Speeding Up WordPress Websites](http://designershq.net/wordpress-plugins/speeding-up-wordpress-websites/), Craig Butcher
* [How I Increased My Blog Loading Speed by 500%](http://www.asiogroups.com/how-i-increased-my-blog-loading-speed/)
* [5 WordPress Plugins I Can’t Live Without – 2012 Edition](http://bit51.com/5-wordpress-plugins-i-cant-live-without-2012-edition/), Chris Wiegman
* [Setting Up and Optimizing W3 Total Cache - Up to v0.9.2.4](http://tentblogger.com/w3-total-cache/)
* [W3 Total Cache hilft bei WordPress Optimierung](http://blog.stenki.eu/2012/04/wordpress-optimierung-mit-w3-total-cache/)

**March 2012:**

* [The Plugins and Code Behind WPForce 2.0](http://wpforce.com/plugins-and-code-behind-wpforce/), Jonathan Dingman
* [5 Must Have Plugins for WordPress Bloggers](http://igaret.com/wordpress/5-must-have-plugins-for-wordpress-bloggers), Garet McKinley
* [10 Million hits a day with WordPress using a $15 server](http://www.ewanleith.com/blog/900/10-million-hits-a-day-with-wordpress-using-a-15-server), Ewan Leith via [Hacker News](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3775715)
* [High-Performance WordPress with W3 Total Cache and Nginx](http://elivz.com/blog/single/wordpress_with_w3tc_on_nginx/), Eli Van Zoeren
* [How To Speed Up Your WordPress Blog](http://managewp.com/how-to-speed-up-your-wordpress-blog), Vladimir Prelovac
* [The Lab + W3 Total Cache](http://www.purpleturtleproductions.ca/the-lab/new-category-the-lab-w3-total-cache/), Simon
* [5 Powerful WordPress Plugins To Increase Sharing Of Your Articles](http://blog.kissmetrics.com/5-powerful-wordpress-plugins/)
* [How I increased Websitez.com’s performance by an additional 20%](http://websitez.com/how-i-increased-websitez-coms-performance-by-an-additional-20/), Eric Stolz
* [WordPress with W3 Total Cache on Nginx with APC ](http://chrisgilligan.com/wordpress/wordpress-with-w3-total-cache-on-nginx-with-apc-virtualmin/), Chris Gilligan
* [Screencast Tuesday: Using W3 Total Cache Part 1](http://headwaythemes.com/screencast-tuesday-using-w3-total-cache-part-1/), AJ Morris
* [Screencast Tuesday: Using W3 Total Cache Part 2 – Implementing a CDN](http://headwaythemes.com/screencast-tuesday-using-w3-total-cache-part-2-implementing-a-cdn/), AJ Morris
* [A Quick Bit About WordPress Caching](http://blog.ryantoohil.com/2012/03/a-quick-bit-about-wordpress-caching.php), Ryan Toohil
* [How To Find Out Which WordPress Plugins Are Making Your Site Slow](http://www.business2community.com/blogging/how-to-find-out-which-wordpress-plugins-are-making-your-site-slow-0138577), Kim Castleberry
* [Top 20 Plugins Used Across 30,000+ WordPress Sites](http://www.presstrends.io/top-20-plugins-used-across-30000-wordpress-sites/), George Ortiz
* [10 Plugins That Will Speed Up Your WordPress Site](http://blog.brainhost.com/10-plugins-that-will-speed-up-your-wordpress-site/)
* [Using nRelate to Engage Readers & Make Money](http://imstash.com/using-nrelate-engage-readers-make-money/)
* [Our Top 10 Favorite WordPress Plugins](http://sitefox.com/blog/top-10-favorite-wordpress-plugins/), Samir Balwani
* [Screencast Tuesday: Using W3 Total Cache Part 1](http://headwaythemes.com/screencast-tuesday-using-w3-total-cache-part-1/), AJ Morris
* [Build the WordPress wholly stations CDN utilize the caching plugin W3TC filmed cloud](http://www.84tt.com/web/2012/03/608.html)
* [3 Tutorials For Speeding Up Your WordPress Site](http://blog.asmallorange.com/3-tutorials-for-speeding-up-your-wordpress-site/), McKinney Brown
* [WordPress SEO & Security](http://www.albertawebsitemarketing.com/wordpress-seo-and-security/)
* [CDN – WTF?](http://talkingwordpress.com/cdn-wtf/)
* [Supercharge WordPress, Part 3](http://linuxaria.com/article/supercharge-wordpress-part-3?lang=en)
* [7 Effective Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Load Faster](http://www.uniquetipsonline.com/7-effective-ways-to-make-your-wordpress-blog-load-faster/)
* [WordPress Plugins to Speed Up Your Website](http://blog.templatemonster.com/2012/03/01/wordpress-plugins-speed-up-blog-website/), Edward Korcheg
* [CloudFlare and W3TC (Part I)](http://elimcmakin.com/cloudflare-and-w3tc-not-just-another-cdn-part-i/)
* [CloudFlare and W3TC (Part II)](http://elimcmakin.com/cloudflare-and-w3tc-part-ii/)
* [How to speed up WordPress – my experience with slow WordPress](http://bachutha.com/how-to-speed-up-wordpress-my-experience-with-slow-wordpress/)
* [Make Your WordPress Site Lightning Fast](http://www.helpeverybodyeveryday.com/websocial-media/848-make-your-wordpress-site-lightning-fast), Matt Handal
* [Speed Up WordPress Websites](http://wordpress-tips.info/speed-up-wordpress-websites/2012/03/27/)
* [W3 Total Cache, caché y compresión para optimizar WordPress](http://www.gamblingprofesional.com/noticias/otros1/w3-total-cache-optimizando-wordpress-de-forma-sencilla/)
* [Velocizzare WordPress](http://www.evemilano.com/2012/03/velocizzare-wordpress/), Giovanni Sacheli
* [21 Wicked WordPress Plugins](http://garinkilpatrick.com/21-wicked-wordpress-plugins/), Garin Kilpatrick
* [How to fix high-CPU load in WordPress](http://support.ecenica.com/wordpress/fix-high-cpu-load-wordpress/)
* [How much (cache) is too much?](http://blog.gingerlime.com/2012/how-much-cache-is-too-much/), Yoav Aner
* [10 Must Have WordPress Plugins Of 2012 Every Blogger Should Know About](http://www.jeffbullas.com/2012/03/13/10-must-have-wordpress-plugins-of-2012-every-blogger-should-know-about/), Leo Widrich
* [Speed up your WordPress Blog: 5 Easy Steps](http://techwalls.com/blogging/speed-up-wordpress-blog-easy-steps/), Sanjib Saha
* [7 Tips to Test Website Speed and Decrease WordPress Load Time](http://natedevore.com/7-tips-to-test-website-speed-and-decrease-wordpress-load-time/), Nate Devore
* [How I increased Websitez.com’s performance by an additional 20%](http://websitez.com/how-i-increased-websitez-coms-performance-by-an-additional-20/), Eric Stolz
* [WordPress with W3 Total Cache on Nginx with APC](http://chrisgilligan.com/wordpress/wordpress-with-w3-total-cache-on-nginx-with-apc-virtualmin/), Chris Gilligan
* [Speed Up Your Website With The "W3 Total Cache" Wordpress Plugin](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Luf2Y_F23l0)
* [WordPress W3 Total Cache Eklentisi Ayarları](http://www.55dakika.com/wordpress-w3-total-cache-eklentisi-ayarlari-34124.html)
* [9 Essential WordPress Plugins](http://www.ostraining.com/blog/wordpress/9-essential-wordpress-plugins/), Ed Andrea
* [15 Must Have WordPress Plugins for the New Blogger](http://avgjoegeek.net/15must-have-wordpress-plugins/), Jason Mathes
* [10 Must Have WordPress Plugins For Your Blog](http://www.tricksmachine.com/2012/03/10-must-have-wordpress-plugins.html)
* [How To Speed Up Your WordPress Blog](https://managewp.com/how-to-speed-up-your-wordpress-blog), Tom Ewer
* [5 Best Plug-ins for WordPress Blog](http://www.thegeeksclub.com/5-plugins-wordpress-blog/), Jonathan Acabo
* [Easy W3 Total Cache WordPress Plugin Configuration](http://www.mvestormedia.com/easy-w3-total-cache-configuration/), Ian Rogers
* [Ideal W3 Total Cache Settings For Shared Hosting](http://www.kidnapcustomers.com/how-to-make-a-website/w3-total-cache-settings-wordpress-speed/)

**February 2012:**

* [Get Google Page Speed Report Via W3 Total Cache](http://www.myh3r3.com/code/get-google-page-speed-report-via-w3-total-cache/), Aayush Nagar
* [3 WordPress Plugins To Speed Up Your Blog](http://www.wordpressninja.com/2012/02/speed-up-your-wordpress-blog/), Missy Diaz
* [Top 5 Plugins for WordPress](http://creativetech.me/2012/02/top-5-plugins-wordpress/), Phill Fernandes
* [Geeking out with WordPress, CDNs, and Amazon CloudFront](http://polizeros.com/2012/02/17/geeking-out-with-wordpress-cdns-and-amazon-cloudfront/), Bob Morris
* [Top 10 Essential WordPress Plugins that Your Website Needs](http://impressthemes.com/2012/02/top-10-essential-wordpress-plugins-that-your-website-needs/)
* [How to start your own blog using WordPress](http://blog.kualo.com/how-to-start-your-own-blog-using-wordpress/)
* [Top 10 Must Have WordPress Plugins In Your Blog](http://www.learnblogtips.com/top-10-must-have-wordpress-plugins-in-your-blog/), Rahul Kuntala
* [Improve WordPress Speed with W3 Total Cache](http://www.webcitz.org/wordpress-tips/improve-wordpress-speed-with-w3-total-cache.html)
* [WordPress Plugins for 2012](http://proudlypowered.com/wordpress-plugins-2012/)
* [How to Install Memcached and Use It with Your WordPress via W3 Total Cache on CentOS](http://www.bleuken.com/how-to-install-memcached-and-use-it-with-your-wordpress-via-w3-total-cache-on-centos-20120220/)
* [How to reduce WordPress CPU usage using Cache and P3 plugin](http://wpmarketing.org/2012/02/how-to-reduce-wordpress-cpu-usage-using-cache-and-p3-plugin/)
* [Speeding up your WordPress site with MaxCDN (Advanced users)](http://wpverse.com/2012/02/speeding-up-your-wordpress-site-with-maxcdn-advanced-users/), Noel Saw
* [Cache WordPress With W3 Total Cache](http://wphostingreviews.com/plugins/cache-wordpress-with-w3-total-cache-1768/), David Blane
* [Cache Plugin For Improving Wordpress Speed](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70TqVjmtXYU), Mark Washburn
* [De snelheid van je website verbeteren](http://www.webtaurus.nl/amersfoort-webdesign/tag/w3-total-cache)
* [WordPress Plugins that Power Digital Inspiration](http://www.labnol.org/software/must-have-wordpress-plugins/14034/)
* [9 Essential WordPress Plugins To Install On Your Site](http://www.haikarela.com/9-wordpress-plugins-to-install/)
* [Some Other Tricks For A Speedy WordPress](http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/some-other-tricks-for-a-speedy-wordpress/), Ariff Shah
* [5 Essential WordPress Plug-ins You Should Be Using](http://thinktraffic.net/5-essential-wordpress-plug-ins-you-should-be-using), Caleb Wojcik
* [14 Free WordPress Plugins I Installed, Before Doing Anything Else](http://www.kidnapcustomers.com/how-to-make-a-website/wordpress-plugins-must-have/)
* [Install Memcached to speed up your WordPress site](http://www.wpinsite.com/articles/install-memcached-speed-wordpress-site)
* [Cara Membuat CDN dengan W3 Total Cache pada Subdomain](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XB1sry9ns4Y), Hadie Danker
* [Top 10 WordPress Plugins To Improve a WordPress Blog](http://www.bloggingtips.com/2012/02/05/top-10-wordpress-plugins-to-improve-a-wordpress-blog/), Zac Johnson
* [The 10 Best Plugins for Online Entreprenuers](http://www.webdesigndev.com/make-money-online/the-10-best-wordpress-plugins-for-online-entrepreneurs)
* [Time to Smarten up Your WordPress Blog – 15 Must Have Plugins](http://www.multyshades.com/2012/02/time-to-smarten-up-your-wordpress-blog-15-must-have-plugins/), Muhammad Haroon
* [Best WordPress SEO Plugins For Boost Your Traffic](http://www.redfoxmagazine.com/best-wordpress-seo-plugins-for-boost-your-traffic/)
* [Speed Up WordPress Load Times and Grab More Visitors](http://www.matthewhooper.com/speed-up-wordpress/)Matthew Hooper
* [Use a windows azure blob storage account with your wordpress blog](http://www.gep13.co.uk/blog/use-a-windows-azure-blob-storage-account-with-your-wordpress-blog/), Gary Ewan Park
* [How To Find Out Which WordPress Plugins Are Making Your Site Slow](http://just-ask-kim.com/wordpress-plugins-site-slow/#.URBVYVpdec8)
* [How to Install and Configure W3 Total Cache Plugin](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lbs3pRL4XQg)
* [Day 8: Speed Up your WordPress Site with W3 Total Cache](http://wplifeguard.com/day-8-speed-up-your-wordpress-site-with-w3-total-cache/)
* [10 Ways to Improve WordPress Performance on Windows](http://jesscoburn.com/archives/2012/02/25/10-ways-to-improve-wordpress-performance-on-windows/), Jess Coburn
* [W3 Total Cache - Accélérer votre site Wordpress](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hx-_e8wTUEw)
* [WordPress on Nginx, Part 1: Preparing VPS the Debian Way](http://www.linuxforu.com/2012/02/wordpress-nginx-part-1-preparing-vps-debian-linux/), Atanu Datta
* [WordPress on Nginx, Part 2: vhost, MySQL & APC Configurations](http://www.linuxforu.com/2012/02/wordpress-nginx-part-2-domain-vhost-config-migrating-files-fine-tuning-mysql-apc/), Atanu Datta

**January 2012:**

* [Speed up WordPress with W3 Total Cache and Amazon CloudFront (CDN)](http://richwp.com/wordpress-cdn-total-cache-amazon-cloudfront/), Dustin
* [The Ultimate Quickstart Guide to Speeding Up Your WordPress Site](http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/the-ultimate-quickstart-guide-to-speeding-up-your-wordpress-site/), Matt Pilott
* [Speed Up WordPress with W3 Total Cache](http://www.doitwithwp.com/speed-up-wordpress-with-w3-total-cache/), Dave Clements
* [Speed Up your WordPress Site with W3 Total Cache](http://wplifeguard.com/day-8-speed-up-your-wordpress-site-with-w3-total-cache/)
* [How to Speed Up Your WordPress Site and Reduce Your Hosting Costs](http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/01/how-to-speed-up-your-wordpress-site-and-reduce-your-hosting-costs.html)
* [Why I Switched From Drupal to WordPress](http://eagereyes.org/blog/2012/why-i-switched-drupal-wordpress), Robert Kosara
* [Top 10 Best WordPress Plugins](http://ebusinessmatters.com/top10-best-wordpress-plugins/), Brian Duffy
* [WordPress Plug-ins](http://www.crazyxhtml.com/blog/wordpress-plug-ins/)
* [Los mejores plugins para WordPress](http://zonawordpress.com/los-mejores-plugins-para-wordpress/)
* [10 Essential Plugins for Your WordPress Blog](http://sproutsocial.com/insights/2012/01/wordpress-plugins/), Jennifer Beese
* [10 Must-Have WordPress Plugins on Your Site](http://realityco.com/blog/?p=23&option=com_wordpress&Itemid=168)
* [3 Must Have Free Smashing WordPress SEO Plugins For Your Blog](http://techtipsportal.com/wordpress-seo-plugins-for-blog/), Kushal Biswas
* [Best WordPress SEO Plugins For 2012](http://www.iblogzone.com/2012/01/the-best-wordpress-seo-plugins-for-2012-part-1-html.html)
* [5 Simple Tips for Making WordPress Run Faster](http://headway101.com/5-simple-tips-for-making-wordpress-run-faster/)
* [Tips on speeding up your WordPress site](http://www.edwardxwu.com/2012/01/tips-on-speeding-up-your-wordpress-site/), Edward Xwu
* [W3 Total Cache Kurulumu](http://kenancanol.com/2012/w3-total-cache-kurulumu/)
* [Speed Up WordPress with W3 Total Cache](http://www.doitwithwp.com/speed-up-wordpress-with-w3-total-cache/), Dave Clements
* [The Ultimate Quickstart Guide to Speeding Up Your WordPress Site](http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/the-ultimate-quickstart-guide-to-speeding-up-your-wordpress-site/), Matt Pilott
* [Speed up WordPress with W3 Total Cache and Amazon CloudFront (CDN)](http://richwp.com/wordpress-cdn-total-cache-amazon-cloudfront/)
* [Configure/Install MaxCDN with W3 Total Cache WordPress Plugin](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYqOG7_TIk8), Mrinmay Bhattacharjee
* [How to Install and Configure W3 Total Cache Plugin](http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xnx1cl_how-to-install-and-configure-w3-total-cache-plugin_tech#.UQ_ujlpdec8)
* [How to setup a CDN in WordPress using W3 Total Cache & Amazon CloudFront](http://pedrodasilva.co.uk/how-to-setup-content-delivery-network-wordpress-using-w3tc-amazon-cloudfront/), Pedro Da Silva
* [WordPress plugin – W3 Total Cache](http://www.naschenweng.info/2012/01/16/wordpress-plugin-w3-total-cache/)
* [Using YUI Compressor with the W3 Total Cache plugin](http://secure.delishost.com/knowledgebase/11/Using-YUI-Compressor-with-the-W3-Total-Cache-plugin.html)
* [(mt):Install APC for use with W3 Total Cache](http://wiki.mediatemple.net/w/(mt):Install_APC_for_use_with_W3_Total_Cache)
* [The Perfect APC Configuration](http://gregrickaby.com/2012/01/the-perfect-apc-configuration.html), Greg Rickaby
* [CloudFlare – A Review](http://complete-concrete-concise.com/web-tools/cloudflare-a-review)
* [W3 Total Cache Kurulumu ve Ayarları](http://bcakir.com/w3-total-cache-kurulumu-ve-ayarlari.html)

**December 2011:**

* [A shout-out to my tech partners of 2011!](http://www.jimcarroll.com/2011/12/a-shout-out-to-my-tech-partners-of-2011/), Jim Carroll
* [15 Top WordPress Plugins Of 2011](http://smashinghub.com/15-top-wordpress-plugins-of-2011.htm), Ali Qayyum
* [Google Speed Online API widget integration with W3 Total Cache in WordPress](http://shivasoft.in/blog/webtech/seo/google-speed-online-api-widget-integration-with-w3-total-cache-in-wordpress/), Jitendra Zaa
* [Modern WordPress Development for 2012](http://sachagreif.com/modern-wordpress-development-in-2012/), Sacha Greif
* [Set up W3 Total Cache with Amazon CloudFront CDN](http://www.doitwithwp.com/set-up-w3-total-cache-with-amazon-cloudfront-cdn/), Dave Clements
* [Installing & Configuring XCache for W3 Total Cache on a cPanel Server](http://www.thewebhostinghero.com/tutorials/xcache-w3tc-on-a-cpanel-server.html)
* [How-To Install W3 Total Cache: Part One -- What is Page Caching?](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvQ5aVPdHX8), Dorie Scarlet
* [Must Use: W3 Total Cache WordPress Plugin](http://www.dailyblogtips.com/must-use-w3-total-cache-wordpress-plugin/), Daniel Scocco
* [10 Best WordPress Plugins](http://www.anhosting.com/blog/2011/12/10-best-wordpress-plugins/), AN Hosting
* [How to Install & Configure W3 Total Cache Plugin](http://marketgurus.org/how-to-install-configure-w3-total-cache-plugin/)
* [Website Speed Part 3 – Caching WordPress](http://speckyboy.com/2011/12/14/website-speed-part-3-caching-wordpress/), Andy Killen
* [WP Super Cache 1.0 Released](http://www.wptavern.com/wp-super-cache-1-0-released), Jeffro
* [5 Must Have WordPress Plugins](http://www.stormcode.net/marketing/5-must-have-wordpress-plugins/), Brendan
* [12 Essential WordPress Plugins](https://docs.google.com/a/placester.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:GGcWVwJTMOUJ:myathleticlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/12-Essential-Wordpress-Plugins.pdf+&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEEShOSbWoVFwJiNrmfGCe_rqA48eDO7pjwfdqzzK3CUJevx39BA9vdTm4OzMNSNLlyvBDgJoYIypFnVm3oHF6scJJJB2a-DCgZERkyI9ExrSpSMmI_1AqxmcMOf2FZY0Z6njFouX9&sig=AHIEtbQT-oErlhUCsEOh56YNJVlhLu1AxA)
* [Measuring impact of plugins on WordPress loading](http://wpdojo.net/tag/woocommerce/page/7/), MillaN
* [Recommended WordPress Plugins](http://www.cinntech.com/recommended-wordpress-plugins/)
* [Recommended WordPress Plugins For Any Serious Blogger](http://getbusylivingblog.com/recommended-wordpress-plugins-for-any-serious-blogger/), Benny Hsu
* [Top 10 WordPress Plugins for 2011](http://y2kemo.com/2011/12/top-10-wordpress-plugins-for-2011/)
* [Measuring impact of plugins on WordPress loading](http://www.dev4press.com/2011/blog/benchmark/measuring-impact-of-plugins-on-wordpress-loading/)

**November 2011:**

* [10+ Best WordPress Plugins You must have to start a Blog/Website](http://www.wokay.com/technology/10-best-wordpress-plugins-to-use-in-2011-must-have-awesome-blog-website-start-56197.html), Barnabas Reilly
* [5 Must Have WordPress Plugins](http://sayfsolutions.com/2011/5-must-have-wordpress-plugin/), Abdullah Hashim
* [Plug 'em in: WordPress plugins I've completely fallen for…](http://bookbagsandcatnaps.com/2011/11/plug-em-in-wordpress-plugins-ive-completely-fallen-for/), Donna Brown
* [8 WordPress Plugins you have to Install](http://www.123-reg.co.uk/blog/tips-tutorials/8-wordpress-plugins-you-have-to-install/), Alex Moss
* [Installing and Configuring the W3 Total Cache Plugin on WordPress](http://help.godaddy.com/article/7299?isc=u&locale=en)
* [Installing CSS Tidy For WordPress W3 Total Cache Plugin](http://hungred.com/how-to/installing-css-tidy-wordpress-w3-total-cache-plugin/), Clay Lua

**October 2011:**

* [10 WordPress Plugins Your Small Business Website Needs](http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2115338/10-WordPress-Plugins-Your-Small-Business-Website-Needs), October 7, 2011

**September 2011:**

* [Boost WordPress Blog Performance: Minify & CDN with W3TC](http://sangatpedas.com/20110901/boosting-increase-wordpress-performance-w3tc-minify-cdn/), Remco
* [How to Reduce Bandwidth Usage and Optimize Website Performance with W3 Total Cache and Amazon CloudFront](http://helgeklein.com/blog/2011/09/how-to-reduce-bandwidth-usage-and-optimize-website-performance-with-w3-total-cache-and-amazon-cloudfront/), Helge Klein
* [Speeding Up WordPress, Part 1: Basic W3 Total Cache Configuration and Content Delivery Network](http://www.mattstratton.com/tech-tips/speed-up-wordpress), Matt Stratton
* [Boost WordPress Blog Performance: Minify & CDN with W3TC](http://sangatpedas.com/boosting-increase-wordpress-performance-w3tc-minify-cdn/)
* [W3 TOTAL CACHE VS QUICK CACHE FOR WORDPRESS](http://thinkpaid.com/2011/09/reviews/w3-total-cache-vs-quick-cache), Andrew Summers
* [10 Free WordPress Plugins you must have](http://www.webprocyon.com/2011/09/10-free-wordpress-plugins-you-must-have.html)

**August 2011:**

* [Matt Mullenweg: State of the Word 2011 (4:49)](http://wordpress.tv/2011/08/14/matt-mullenweg-state-of-the-word-2011/), Matt Mullenweg
* [http://freenuts.com/increase-your-page-speed-to-a-new-level/](Increase Your Page Speed To A New Level)
* [7 Plugins That Every WordPress Blog Must Have](http://coderbay.com/7-wordpress-plugins-that-every-wordpress-blog-must-have/), Karim Pattoki
* [Speeding Up Your WordPress Site With W3 Total Cache](http://www.sohailtech.com/2011/08/10/speeding-wordpress-site-w3-total-cache/)
* [W3 Total Cache Setup with CloudFlare and CDN : Complete Tutorial Guide](http://thecustomizewindows.com/2011/08/w3-total-cache-setup-with-cloudflare-and-cdn-complete-tutorial-guide/), Abhishek Ghosh

**July 2011:**

* [Speeding Up Your Blog - Part II: WordPress & Cloudflare Integration](http://www.thewebhostinghero.com/tutorials/wordpress-cloudflare.html)
* [How Your Website Loses 7% of Potential Conversions](http://www.clickz.com/clickz/column/2097323/website-loses-potential-conversions), Bryan Eisenberg
* [How to Integrate Google Page Speed with W3 Total Cache](http://geekscalling.com/google/how-to-integrate-google-page-speed-with-w3-total-cache), Anish
* [22 WordPress Plugins for Content Marketers](http://www.business2community.com/content-marketing/22-wordpress-plugins-for-content-marketers-040787), Brody Dorland

**June 2011:**

* [5 Types of WordPress Plugins for Real Estate Sites](http://www.mytechopinion.com/2011/06/5-types-of-wordpress-plugins-for-your-real-estate-site.html), Nicole Nicolay
* [WordPress Optimization Results: Varnish/Nginx/APC + W3 Total Cache + Amazon S3 + CloudFlare](http://danielmiessler.com/blog/wordpress-optimization-results-varnishnginxapc-w3-total-cache-amazon-s3-cloudflare), Daniel Miessler
* [Case Study: WordPress, MaxCDN, CloudFlare and W3 Total Cache Integration](http://www.thewebhostinghero.com/articles/case-study-wp-maxcdn-cloudflare.html), Ritesh Sanap

**May 2011:**

* [HOW TO: Get Google Page Speed Report Via W3 Total Cache](http://hellboundbloggers.com/2011/05/10/get-google-page-speed-report-in-w3-total-cache/), S.Pradeep Kumar
* [Optimizing WordPress with Nginx, Varnish, APC, W3 Total Cache, and Amazon S3 (With Benchmarks)](http://danielmiessler.com/blog/optimizing-wordpress-with-nginx-varnish-w3-total-cache-amazon-s3-and-memcached), Daniel Miessler
* [Poll: Best Caching Plugin for WordPress?](http://digwp.com/2011/05/best-caching-plugin-wordpress/), Jeff Starr
* [Page Speed Online has a shiny new API](http://googlecode.blogspot.com/2011/05/page-speed-online-has-shiny-new-api.html), Andrew Oates and Richard Rabbat
* [Use W3 Total Cache to Speed Up Your WordPress Site](http://www.ostraining.com/blog/wordpress/w3-total-cache/), Steve Burge

**April 2011:**

* [Setting Up and Optimizing W3 Total Cache](http://tentblogger.com/w3-total-cache/), John Saddington
* [How To Configure The Various W3TC Plugin Settings For Your WordPress Blog](http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/configure-w3tc-plugin-wordpress/), James Bruce
* [Speeding Up Your WordPress Website: 11 Ways to Improve Your Load Time](http://wpmu.org/speeding-up-your-wordpress-website-11-ways-to-improve-your-load-time/), Siobhan Ambrose
* [Recipe for Baked WordPress](http://carpeaqua.com/2011/04/05/recipe-for-baked-wordpress/), Justin Williams
* [WordPress + W3 Total Cache + CDN story](http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.gaspanik.com%2Factivate-cdn-option-on-w3totalcache), Mori Masako
* [SETTING UP W3 TOTAL CACHE PART 2](http://www.geekforhim.com/setting-up-w3-total-cache-part-2/), Matthew Snider
* [SETTING UP W3 TOTAL CACHE PART 1](http://www.geekforhim.com/setting-up-w3-total-cache-part-1/), Matthew Snider

**March 2011:**

* [WPML with W3TC for Fast and Efficient Multilingual Websites](http://wpml.org/2011/03/wpml-with-w3tc/), Amir

**February 2011:**

* [Optimizing WordPress with Nginx, Varnish, W3 Total Cache, Amazon S3, and Memcached (With Benchmarks)](http://danielmiessler.com/blog/optimizing-wordpress-with-nginx-varnish-w3-total-cache-amazon-s3-and-memcached), Daniel Miessler
* [My WordPress site loads in 2 seconds... does yours?](http://labsecrets.com/blog/2011/02/14/my-wordpress-site-loads-in-two-seconds-does-yours/)

**January 2011:**

* [Caching a Dynamic Website. Does it Make a Difference for Loading Speed?](http://bacsoftwareconsulting.com/blog/index.php/web-programming/caching-a-dynamic-website-does-it-make-a-difference-for-loading-speed/)
* [11 Important Steps to Optimize WordPress and Increase Performance](http://www.bernskiold.com/2011/01/10/11-important-steps-to-optimize-wordpress-and-increase-performance/), Erik Bernskiold
* [Speed up WordPress with the W3 Total Cache Plugin](http://wplift.com/speed-up-wordpress-with-the-w3-total-cache-plugin), Oliver Dale
* [How to Make Your Blog Load Faster than ProBlogger](http://www.problogger.net/archives/2011/01/04/how-to-make-your-blog-load-faster-than-problogger/), Pro Blogger
* [WP Honors Winner, Free Plugin Category](http://wpcandy.com/reports/the-2010-wphonors-award-winners), WPCandy.com

**December 2010:**

* [Best blog plugins](http://www.blog.web6.org/best-blog-plugins/)
* [How To Make Your WordPress Blog Load Faster](http://www.johnchow.com/how-to-make-your-wordpress-blog-load-faster/), John Chow
* [Unleash the Power of WordPress Using Plugin Combos](http://freelancefolder.com/unleash-the-power-of-wordpress-using-plugin-combos/), Paul de Wouters
* [Rackspace Cloud Files for WordPress](http://sporkmarketing.com/blog/1095/rackspace-cloud-files-wordpress/), Jason Lancaster

**November 2010:**

* [Make your blog super fast with W3 Total Cache plugin](http://laspas.gr/2010/11/26/make-blog-super-fast-w3-total-cache-plugin/), Stratos Laspas
* [10 WordPress Plugins I'm Thankful For (And Cannot Live Without)](http://wpmu.org/10-wordpress-plugins-im-thankful-for-and-cannot-live-without/), Sarah Gooding
* [Subjective Results of Installing W3 Total Cache Plugin](http://www.codyhatch.com/administriva/subjective-results-of-installing-w3-total-cache-plugin/), Cody Hatch
* [13 Plugins Your WordPress Site Might Need](http://www.jonbishop.com/2010/11/13-plugins-your-wordpress-site-might-need/), Jon Bishop
* [Best WordPress Plugins that Marketers Use](http://www.nicoleonthenet.com/6390/best-wordpress-plugins-marketers-use/), Nicole Dean
* [WordPress Fat-Loss Diet to Speed Up & Ease Load](http://superbeachbody.com/12528/wordpress-fat-loss-diet-to-speed-up-ease-load/), Erhald Bergman
* [10 WordPress Plugins I'm Thankful For (And Cannot Live Without)](http://wpmu.org/10-wordpress-plugins-im-thankful-for-and-cannot-live-without/), Sarah Gooding
* [Subjective Results of Installing W3 Total Cache Plugin](http://www.codyhatch.com/administriva/subjective-results-of-installing-w3-total-cache-plugin/), Cody Hatch
* [W3 Total Cache Plugin](http://www.xenritech.com/w3-total-cache-plugin.html/)

**October 2010:**

* [20 Wordpress Plugins for Successful Internet Marketers](http://www.incomediary.com/20-wordpress-plugins-for-successful-internet-marketers/), Michael Dunlop
* [Failure Under Load](http://blog.hybridindie.com/2010/10/20/failure-load/), John Brien
* [W3 Total Cache and site response time (as measured by Pingdom)](http://www.pauldavidolson.com/blog/2010/w3-total-cache-and-site-response-time-as-measured-by-pingdom/), Paul David Olson
* [Overhauling WordPress Performance](http://brianegan.com/overhauling-wordpress-performance/), Brian Egan
* [How to Make WordPress Run Faster](http://www.stevecoursen.com/498/how-to-make-wordpress-run-faster/), Stephen Coursen
* [Give Your Wordpress Blog Lightning Fast Speeds With W3 Total Cache](http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/give-wordpress-blog-lightning-fast-speeds-w3-total-cache/), Steven Campbell
* [W3 Total Cache and site response time (as measured by Pingdom)](http://www.pauldavidolson.com/blog/2010/w3-total-cache-and-site-response-time-as-measured-by-pingdom/), Paul David Olson
* [11 Ways to Make Your WordPress Site Faster and Leaner](http://wpmu.org/11-ways-to-make-your-wordpress-site-faster-and-leaner/), Sarah Gooding
* [The Top 10 of Your Top 5 Plugins](http://weblogtoolscollection.com/archives/2010/10/04/the-top-10-of-your-top-5-plugins/), James Huff
* [Integrating memcached to wordpress](http://www.ruchirablog.com/intergrating-memcached-to-wordpress/), Ruchira Sahan
* [Make WordPress Faster (on the Rackspace Cloud)](http://www.mattytemple.com/2010/10/make-wordpress-faster-on-the-rackspace-cloud/), Matt Temple

**September 2010:**

* [Review: W3 Total Cache [WordPress Plugin]](http://sokkz.com/2010/09/29/review-w3-total-cache-wordpress-plugin/)
* [Plugins to Power-Up Your WordPress Installation](http://www.afiffattouh.com/web-design/plugins-to-power-up-your-wordpress-installation), Afif Fattouh
* [Reduce Page Loading Time by 300% With W3 Total Cache](http://c3mdigital.com/2010/09/reduce-page-loading-time-w3-total-cache/), Chris Olbekson
* [Performance Unleashed: How To Optimize Websites For Speed](http://diythemes.com/thesis/improve-website-pagespeed/), Willie Jackson
* [5 Best WordPress Plugins To Improve The Loading Speed Of a Blog](http://www.gadgetcage.com/2010/09/5-best-wordpress-plugins-to-improve-the-loading-speed-of-a-blog.html/)
* [WordPress Fat-Loss Diet to Speed Up & Ease Load](http://www.daljinskapodrska.com/wordpress-fat-loss-diet-to-speed-up-ease-load/)

**August 2010:**

* [WordPress Speed and Optimization Guide](http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/2010/08/30/wordpress-speed-and-optimization-guide/), Matthew Tommasi
* [How to configure WordPress Blogs Search Engine Friendly](http://solvater.com/2010/09/how-to-configure-wordpress-blog-search-engine-friendly-complete-beginners-guide-for-wordpress-seo/), Arafath Hashmi
* [How to Install and Setup W3 Total Cache for Beginners](http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-install-and-setup-w3-total-cache-for-beginners/)
* [20 Most Useful WordPress Plugins](http://zemalf.posterous.com/20-most-useful-wordpress-plugins), Antti Kokkonen
* [Speed up, compress and optimise WordPress using W3 Total Cache](http://thisishelpful.com/speed-compress-optimise-wordpress-w3-total-cache.html)
* [W3 Total Cache - Further optimization of the blog](http://www.bhoffmeier.de/2010/08/21/w3-total-cache-weitere-optimierung-des-blogs/), Bernd Hoffmeier
* [W3 Total Cache Fixes Bugs, Adds Features with Update](http://www.whoishostingthis.com/blog/2010/08/04/first-draft-w3-total-cache-fixes-bugs-adds-features-with-update/), Jonathan
* [The Quickest Way To Make Your Blog Load Faster](http://www.peterleehc.com/blog/work-from-home/the-quickest-way-to-make-your-blog-load-faster), Peter Lee

**July 2010:**

* [Getting W3 Total Cache and a mobile plugin to work in WordPress](http://blog.trasatti.it/2010/07/getting-w3-total-cache-and-a-mobile-plugin-to-work-in-wordpress.html), Andrea Trasatti
* [Improve Your WordPress Performance With W3 Total Cache](http://maketecheasier.com/improve-wordpress-performance-with-w3-total-cache/2010/07/21), Damien Oh
* [Four Simple Steps For Big Gains In Page Speed](http://www.dailyblogtips.com/four-simple-steps-for-big-gains-in-page-speed/), Greg Hayes
* [How to use Content Delivery Network on Shared Hosting for WordPress](http://solvater.com/2010/07/content-delivery-network-shared-hosting-wordpress-configuration-with-w3-total-cache-in-wordpress/), Arafath Hashmi
* [How to Use Google Webmaster Tools to Diagnose and Improve WordPress Page Speed](http://wpmu.org/how-to-use-google-webmaster-tools-to-diagnose-and-improve-wordpress-page-speed/), Sarah Gooding
* [Caching Wordpress - Preparing Your Blog For The Mainstream](http://bradblogging.com/how-to/caching-wordpress-preparing-your-blog-for-the-mainstream/), Brad Ney
* [11 Ways to Speed Up WordPress](http://mashable.com/2010/07/19/speed-up-wordpress/), Cyrus Patten
* [How To Decrease Page Loading Time Of Your WordPress Blog By 75%](http://bloggingwithsuccess.net/decrease-loading-times), Ishan Sharma
* [Top 10 Wordpress Plugins which I use on DailyBlogging](http://www.dailyblogging.org/wordpress/top-10-wordpress-plugins-which-i-use-on-dailyblogging/), Mani Viswanathan
* [Install and Configure W3 Total Cache in 7 Easy Steps](http://zemalf.com/1443/w3-total-cache/), Antti Kokkonen
* [How to Reduce the Loading Time of Your Blog](http://www.admixweb.com/2010/07/09/how-to-reduce-the-loading-time-of-your-blog/), Rishabh Agarwal
* [5 Wordpress Plugins You Need To Know About](http://thenextweb.com/apps/2010/07/06/5-wordpress-plugins-you-need-to-know-about/), James Hicks

**June 2010:**

* [Speed Up Your Wedding Photography Website in less than 5 minutes](https://www.zippykid.com/2010/06/07/speed-up-your-wedding-photography-website/), Vid Luther
* [12 Ways to Improve Wordpress Page Load Time](http://myblog2day.com/12-ways-to-improve-wordpress-page-load-time.php), Lee Ka Hoong
* [Significantly Speed Up Your WordPress Blog in 9 Easy Steps](http://www.bloggingpro.com/archives/2010/06/21/significantly-speed-up-your-wordpress-blog-in-9-easy-steps/), Robyn-Dale Samuda
* [Speed 'Em Up: Wordpress &amp; W3 Total Cache](http://translate.google.com/translate?js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=1&eotf=1&u=http://www.andilicious.com/blog/1473/20100610/wordpress-beschleunigen-grundlagen-w3-total-cache-page-speed&sl=auto&tl=en),  Andi Licious

**May 2010:**

* [Make Your Blog 10x Faster With W3 Total Cache Plug-in](http://www.strictlyonlinebiz.com/blog/speed-up-wordpress-with-w3-total-cache/1231/), Udegbunam Chukwudi
* [xCache v1.3.0 Now Available](http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fresellr.net%2Fxcache-now-available%2F&rls=com.microsoft:en-us&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GGIE_en&redir_esc=&ei=NO49TNaAFIH60wS2zuXLDg), Michael
* [Maximize WordPress and BuddyPress Performance With W3 Total Cache](http://wpmu.org/maximize-wordpress-and-buddypress-performance-with-w3-total-cache/), Sarah Gooding
* [Is Your Wordpress Blog Slow to Load?](http://homenotion.com/blog/blogs/is-your-wordpress-blog-slow-to-load/), Elizabeth McGee

**April 2010:**

* [WordPress Optimization: How I Reduced Page Load Time by 75%](http://www.kadavy.net/blog/posts/wordpress-optimization-dreamhost-rackspace/), David Kadavy
* [Top 10 Wordpress Plugins Your Blog Should Have (Video)](http://www.blogsuccessjournal.com/blog-tips-and-advice/wordpress-tips-advice/top-10-wordpress-plugins-your-blog-should-have-video/), Dan &amp; Jennifer
* [Super or Total? Money Talks But Cache Rules](http://website-in-a-weekend.net/website-maintenance/super-total-money-talks-cache-rules/), Dave Thackeray
* [W3 Total Cache, the most comprehensive cache plugin in WordPress](http://blogandweb.com/wordpress/w3-total-cache-plugin-cache-wordpress/), Francisco Oliveros
* [10 OF THE BEST WORDPRESS PLUGINS IN 2010](http://www.sitesketch101.com/best-wordpress-plugins), Nicholas Cardot

**March 2010:**

* [Howto: Speed up WordPress sites by using Amazon Cloudfront](http://www.jitscale.com/howto-speed-up-wordpress-sites-by-using-amazon-cloudfront/), Niek Waarbroek
* [Wordpress Cache Plugin Benchmarks](http://cd34.com/blog/scalability/wordpress-cache-plugin-benchmarks/), Chris Davies
* [Wordpress + W3 Total Cache + MaxCDN How-To](http://rackerhacker.com/2010/02/13/wordpress-w3-total-cache-maxcdn/), Major Hayden

**February 2010:**

* [Blog Building: How To Dramatically Speed Up Your WordPress Site with W3 Total Cache](http://nimopress.com/pressed/blog-building-how-to-dramatically-speed-up-your-wordpress-site-with-w3-total-cache/), Nicholas Ong
* [Wordpress + W3 Total Cache + MaxCDN How-To](http://rackerhacker.com/2010/02/13/wordpress-w3-total-cache-maxcdn/), Major Hayden
* [Utilizing W3 Total Cache](http://www.reviewkin.com/utilizing-w3-total-cache/), Anangga Pratama
* [Shared Hosting vs. Cloud Hosting](http://gregrickaby.com/2010/02/shared-hosting-vs-cloud-hosting.html), Greg Rickaby
* [My Thoughts on Premium Plugins](http://weblogtoolscollection.com/archives/2010/02/04/my-thoughts-on-premium-plugins/), Ronald Huereca
* [W3 Total Cache Plugin for Wordpress Eats WP Super Cache's Lunch!](http://human3rror.com/w3-total-cache-plugin-for-wordpress-eats-wp-super-caches-lunch/), John Saddington

**January 2010:**

* [WordPress Cacheing with W3 Total Cache](http://blog.whoishostingthis.com/2010/01/19/wordpress-cacheing-w3-total-cache/), Jonathan
* [Configuring W3 Total Cache for WordPress](http://translate.google.com/translate?js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=1&eotf=1&u=http://da.clausheinrich.com/w3-total-cache-wordpress/&sl=auto&tl=en)
* [Wordpress load test part 2 - amendment](http://loadimpact.com/blog/wordpress-load-test-part-2-amendment), Erik Torsner
* [Wordpress - Accelerate your site with W3 Total Cache](http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http://www.egonomik.com/2010/01/wordpress-w3-total-cache-ile-sitenizi-hizlandirin-sunucunuzu-rahatlatin/), Caner Phenix

**December 2009:**

* [WordPress Plugin &mdash; Best of 4 Caching Plugins](http://nimopress.com/pressed/wordpress-plugin-best-of-4-caching-plugins/), Nicholas Ong
* [Speed Up Your Blog With W3 Total Cache &amp; Amazon](http://www.freedomtarget.com/w3-total-cache-with-amazon-s3-and-cloudfront), Kevin McKillop
* [W3 Total Cache with Amazon S3 and CloudFront](http://kovshenin.com/archives/w3-total-cache-with-amazon-s3-and-cloudfront/), Konstantin Kovshenin

**November 2009:**

* [How to Boost Ad Revenue: Speed is Your Secret Weapon](http://blog.buysellads.com/2009/11/how-to-boost-ad-revenue-speed-is-your-secret-weapon/), Todd Garland

**October 2009:**

* [Plugin: WordPress Caching with CDN Integration](http://www.blogperfume.com/plugin-wordpress-caching-with-cdn-integration/)
* [8 Powerful Wordpress Plugins You Probably Don't Use But Should](http://www.smashingapps.com/2009/10/19/8-powerful-wordpress-plugins-you-probably-dont-use-but-should.html), AN Jay
* [Beyond Super Cache: W3 Total Cache](http://www.webmaster-source.com/2009/10/15/beyond-super-cache-w3-total-cache/), Matt Harzewski

**September 2009:**

* [Why Noupe.com is Loading So Much Faster?](http://209.85.129.132/search?q=cache:PgY8haU_0I4J:www.noupe.com/spotlight/why-noupe-com-is-loading-pretty-fast.html+http://www.noupe.com/spotlight/why-noupe-com-is-loading-pretty-fast.html&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=it), Noura Yehia

**August 2009:**

* [W3 Total Cache Plugin](http://dougal.gunters.org/blog/2009/08/26/w3-total-cache-plugin), Dougal Campbell

**July 2009:**

* [W3 Total Cache](http://weblogtoolscollection.com/pluginblog/2009/07/27/w3-total-cache/)

== Who do I thank for all of this? ==

It's quite difficult to recall all of the innovators that have shared their thoughts, code and experiences in the blogosphere over the years, but here are some names to get you started:

* [Steve Souders](http://stevesouders.com/)
* [Steve Clay](http://mrclay.org/)
* [Ryan Grove](http://wonko.com/)
* [Nicholas Zakas](http://www.nczonline.net/blog/2009/06/23/loading-javascript-without-blocking/)
* [Ryan Dean](http://rtdean.livejournal.com/)
* [Andrei Zmievski](http://gravitonic.com/)
* George Schlossnagle
* Daniel Cowgill
* [Rasmus Lerdorf](http://toys.lerdorf.com/)
* [Gopal Vijayaraghavan](http://notmysock.org/)
* [Bart Vanbraban](http://eaccelerator.net/)
* [mOo](http://xcache.lighttpd.net/)

Please reach out to all of these people and support their projects if you're so inclined.

== Changelog ==

= 0.9.4.1 =
* Fixed security issue if debug mode is enabled XSS vector exists HTML comments. CVE-2014-8724, Tobias Glemser
* Fixed security issue with missing nonces, Ryan Satterfield

= 0.9.4 =
* Fixed undefined w3tc_button_link
* Fixed support and other form submissions
* Fixed extension enabled key error
* Fixed Test CDN errors
* Fixed trailing slashes in custom wp content path and Minify
* Fixed WP_PLUGIN_DIR not being available when object-cache.php is loaded and W3TC constant not set
* Fixed Minify Auto and restructuring of JS code placement on page
* Fixed remove / replace drop in file on plugins page
* Fixed false positive check for legacy code
* Fixed deprecated wpdb escape
* Fixed Fragment Caching and APC anomalies
* Fixed cached configs causing 500 error on interrupted file writes
* Fixed readfile errors on servers with the functionality disabled
* Fixed false positives for license key verification
* Fixed debug information not printed on cached pages
* Fixed backwards compatibility and flushing and added doing it wrong notification
* Fixed "Prevent caching of objects after settings change"
* Fixed "Use late init" being shown as enabled with Disc:Enhanced
* Fixed missing param in APC cache method declaration
* Fixed user roles property not begin an array
* Fixed adding empty Vary header
* Fixed notice on failed upgrade licencing check
* Fixed Database Cache description text
* Fixed duplicate bb10 agents
* Fixed settings link in Minify Auto notification
* Fixed notice with undefined constant
* Fixed nginx configuration and Referrer, User Groups setting
* Fixed Genesis settings and Suhosin field name limit error
* Fixed Genesis and Fragment Caching (caching categories etc)
* Fixed CDN being enabled when creating NetDNA/MaxCDN pullzone
* Fixed NewRelic related notice in compatibility popup
* Fixed trailing slash issue in filename to url conversion
* Fixed issue with wp in subdirectory and relative Minimal Manual urls
* Fixed issue with widget styling
* Fixed issue with Purge All button action
* Fixed issue with exporting of settings
* Fixed issue with plugin interferring with preview theme
* Fixed issue with malformed config files
* Added caching of list of posts pages (tags, categories etc) to Genesis extension a long with flush it checkbox
* Added typecasting on expiration time in object cache drop-in
* Added capability check for save options
* Added FeedBurner extension
* Added woff support to Browser Cache
* Added new CloudFlare IPs
* Added support for WordPress defined charset and collate in CDN queue table creation
* Added WordPress SEO by Yoast extension
* Added *.less to CDN theme uploads and MIME
* Added default settings for MaxCDN Pull Zone creation
* Added call to change MaxCDN canonical header setting to match plugin setting
* Added one button default pull zone creation to MaxCDN without refresh
* Added MaxCDN authorization validation
* Added whitelist IPs notification for MaxCDN
* Added support for use of existing zones without refresh
* Added new mime types
* Added support for separate domains for frontend and admin backend
* Added CloudFlare as an extension
* Added nofollow to blogroll links
* Added DEV mode support to PRO version
* Added EDGE MODE functionality
* Improved wrapper functions in plugins.php for plugin / theme authors
* Improved reliability of NetDNA / MaxCDN API calls by using WP HTTP and not cURL
* Improved Fragment Caching debug information
* Improved preview mode, removed query string requirement
* Improved FAQ structure
* Improved empty minify/pgcache cache notification when using CDN
* Improved default settings for MaxCDN zone creation
* Improved CDN queue performance
* Improved blogmap url sanitation
* Improved MaxCDN automatic zone creation process
* Improved license key saving and Pro mode activation on Pro license purchases
* Updated EDGE MODE: Full site mirroring support for MaxCDN
* Updated translations

= 0.9.3 =
* Added support for extensions
* Added support for WordPress SEO image filter and CDN
* Added file exclusions for media query string logic
* Added user agents to user agents groups
* Added CDN FTP path / host test
* Fixed object cache and database cache for localization plugins
* Fixed chinese filenames when using CDN
* Fixed removal of stale cached files
* Fixed missing slashes in inline HTML, JS and CSS files when using CDN
* Fixed auto mode of minify filename length test
* Fixed NetDNA / MaxCDN testing when domain does not match domain zone settings
* Fixed CurlException and NetDNA / MaxCDN
* Fixed pull zone dropdown not showing or showing wrong zone
* Fixed trailing slash and redirect with apache
* Fixed false notification for page cache rules verification
* Fixed duplicate notifications for FTP
* Fixed empty FTP form
* Fixed add-in file validation
* Fixed browser cache headers for proxy cases
* Fixed wrong slash in Minify filepaths on windows based sites
* Fixed settings link in minify test failure and multisite
* Fixed missing param in canonical link generation
* Fixed PHP 5.2 compatibility
* Fixed handling of minify in preview mode
* Fixed order of operation issue on install tab for nginx
* Fixed translatable strings handling
* Fixed page cache debug mode issues
* Fixed home URL handling in multisite
* Fixed manual minify mode and path based file source for sub-directory installations
* Fixed path not set in disk enhanced caching
* Fixed page cache rewrite rule detection
* Improved security with esc_* usage
* Improved backend performance with extensive refactoring


== Upgrade Notice ==

= 0.9.4.1 =
Thanks for using W3 Total Cache! This release includes important security updates designed to contribute to a secure WordPress installation.

= 0.9.4 =
Thanks for using W3 Total Cache! This release introduces hundreds of well-tested stability fixes since the last release as well as a new mode called "edge mode," which allows us to make releases more often containing new features that are still undergoing testing or active iteration.

= 0.9.2.11 =
Thanks for using W3 Total Cache! This release includes various fixes for MaxCDN and minify users. As always there are general stability / compatibility improvements. Make sure to test in a sandbox or staging environment and report any issues via the bug submission form available on the support tab of the plugin.

= 0.9.2.10 =
Thanks for using W3 Total Cache! This release includes performance improvements for every type of caching and numerous bug fixes and stability / compatbility improvements. Make sure to keep W3TC updated to ensure optimal reliability and security.

= 0.9.2.9 =
Thanks for using W3 Total Cache! This release addresses security issues for Cloudflare users as well as users that implement fragment caching via the mfunc functionality. For those using mfunc, temporarily disable page caching to allow yourself time to check the FAQ tab for new usage instructions; if you have a staging environment, that is the most convenient way to test prior to production roll out.

= 0.9.2.8 =
Thanks for using W3 Total Cache! The recent releases attempted to use WordPress' built in support for managing files and folders and clearly has not worked. Since W3TC is a caching plugin, file management is a critical issue that will cause lots of issues if it doesn't work perfectly. This release is hopefully the last attempt to restore file management back to the reliability of previous versions (0.9.2.4 etc). We realize that having *any* problems is not acceptable, but caching means changing server behavior, so while this plugin is still in pre-release we're trying to focus on learning.
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