A community driven build of W3 Total Cache. The aim is to continuously incorporate fixes, improvements, and enhancements over the official WordPress release of W3 Total Cache.
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README.md

W3 Total Cache (Fixed) Build Status

This project is a community driven build of W3 Total Cache (W3TC) originally developed by @ftownes. The aim is to continuously incorporate fixes, improvements, and enhancements over the official Wordpress release of W3 Total Cache.

There are two actively maintained W3TC (Fixed) generations in this repository: Version 0.9.4.x and Version 0.9.5.x

Both generations fill voids for two sets of users. Although on the surface both are separated by a trivial subversion increment in their names, their underlying coding structure is vastly different. Because of that they potentially operate differently under the same server-side configurations.

Version 0.9.4.x is for those who, for one reason or another, are unable to upgrade to W3TC v0.9.5.x and so prefer to stick with this legacy version (because they've had success with it) but still yearn for updates, security patches, and new features.

Version 0.9.5.x is a fork of the latest official release of W3TC (found on WordPress) but also integrates updates, security patches, and new features.

Make sure you select the correct generation that fits your environment.


Latest Release

Generation Date Version Download Link
For 0.9.4.x Users 2017-01-19 0.9.4.6.2 w3-total-cache-fixed-(for-v0.9.4.x-users).zip
For 0.9.5.x Users --- --- coming soon

Installation

Note: After the following steps, all future updates and installations will be handled from within WordPress.

  1. Deactivate (but don't delete) your existing W3 Total Cache plugin (if installed) from within WordPress' Plugin page.
  2. Use FTP or some other file manager to navigate to wp-content/plugins/.
  3. Download the latest release (see above) and extract its contents into wp-content/plugins/.
  4. Activate the W3 Total Cache (Fixed) plugin from within WordPress' Plugin page.
  5. Verify everything is working correctly and that your original configuration settings are still present. However, if any problems do occur during this installation then just deactivate this plugin and reactivate your original one. Do not attempt to activate both plugins.
  6. Delete the previously deactivated plugin (step 1) from within WordPress' Plugin page.
  7. Empty all caches.

Fixes, Improvements, & Enhancement Highlights

Note: This list does not reflect all of the myriad of fixes/changes -- just the key ones of interest.

DONE Removed Deprecated WordPress Code
DONE Full PHP7 Compliancy (Passes PHPCompatibility: 100%)
DONE Amazon Web Services (AWS) v4 Signature Support (IPv4 & IPv6) with New Endpoints/Regions
DONE Option to Embed Minified JS and CSS Content Directly into HTML Page
DONE Extended WP-CLI Support
DONE Memcache & Memcached Extension Support
DONE APCu Support
DONE OPcache Support
DONE WOFF2 Font Support
DONE Proper HTTPS Caching
DONE AMP Support
DONE Redis Support
DONE Removed Nag Screens, Obsolete Widgets, & Licensing