How to Setup W3 Total Cache Plugin in Easy Way 2016

In this tutorial i am showing you how to install and setup W3 total cache plugin in easy way and maximize your website performance. Before we start, lets see what is Caching or what W3 total cache plugin does.

Browser cache is simply a temporary file storage location in your computer downloaded by your browser. When you open any website for first time, your browser automatically download some content such as html files, CSS style sheets, JavaScript scripts, as well as graphic images and other multimedia content. So when you open the website again, it opens so quickly or it reduces the time. So this way W3 total cache plugin works.

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How to install W3 Cache Plugin:

Plugin installation is very easy step. If you want to install W3 Cache plugin from your WordPress dashboard, first go to plugins > Add new Plugin > and then you will see a search box. Type W3 Total Cache and install. But if you have another Cache plugin installed, uninstall it.

How to setup W3 Total Cache Plugin:

First you have to go to dashboard, and Click on Performance. Then go to Page Cache in General options.

Page Cachepage



Database CacheSetup W3 Total Cache Plugin

Object Cacheobject

Browser Cachebrowser

In general setting i have shown some screenshots such as: Page Cache, Minify, Database Cache, Object Cache and Browser Cache. So first enable those and leave other options default. If you have CDN(Content Delivery Network), enable it or leave it blank.

Page Cache:


In Page Cache setting, i enabled some option which are good for instant page caching. And leave other default.


Database Cache:   database

Set it Default as i have shown a image above

Browser Cache:                  browser

It is the most important thing from browser caching. So do it as i have shown above. It helps you to create temporary file storage location on user’s computer. And don’t forget to enable 

CDN: If you are using CDN(Content delivery Network), then enable it with your details or leave it default.

Extension: You just need to enable only two options- CloudFlare and FeedBurner.

This way you can easily setup W3 Total Cache Plugin.


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