Panduan Pengaturan Optimasi Plugin W3 Total Cache 51


W3 Total Cache? siapa yang tak kenal dengan plugin yang satu ini. Ia merupakan salah satu plugin wajib bagi para pengguna website dengan mesin CMS WordPress. Plugin ini dapat membantu pengguna website untuk mengoptimalkan cache, minify serta pengaturan lainnya. Salah satu website pengukur kecepatan web yakni GTMetrix.com memberikan solusi untuk melakukan optimasi penggunaan plugin tersebut. Selengkapnya berikut saya copykan dari GTMetrix.

You’ll notice a new section in your admin sidebar called “Performance.”

a) On the sidebar, click on the “General Settings” sub-section.

Under “General,” Check “Toggle all caching types on or off at once.”

W3 Total Cache: Toggle All

W3 Total Cache: Check this option

Since W3 Total Cache will turn on all its caching features, there are a few that may not be applicable to you. The common ones are a CDN and the CloudFlare feature. Uncheck “Enable” on these features if you don’t have them.

Under the Minify subsection, There is an option called Minify mode. Select the Auto option.

W3 Total Cache: Set Auto Mode for Minifying

W3 Total Cache: Set Auto Mode for Minifying

Click Save all settings.

Note: If you make any changes to your WordPress plugins, the W3 Total Cache plugin may ask you to Empty the Cache. This is done to make sure the plugin doesn’t serve a cached version of any changed files.

b) On the sidebar, click on the Minify sub-section.

Under HTML & XML, check Enable in the HTML minify settings. You can also check the other options, but make sure to test your site to see if it breaks.

W3 Total Cache: Enable HTML & XML minification.

W3 Total Cache: Enable HTML & XML minification, and other options if you wish

c) On the sidebar, click on the Browser Cache sub-section.

Under General, Cascading Style Sheets & JavaScript, HTML, and Media & Other Files headings enable the following:

  • Set expires header
  • Set cache control header
  • Set entity tag (eTag)

W3 Total Cache: Enable Browser Cache Options

W3 Total Cache: Enable Browser Cache Options

Click Save all settings.

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