A WordPress plugin called WP Super Cache makes your WordPress website faster. This generates static HTML files to substitute the heavier dynamic PHP scripts of your WordPress website. This action solves the common WordPress website issues, as follows:
- Slow WordPress website
- WordPress website that has high traffic
- WordPress website that has many data, example, and images
- WordPress website that has many users as it will cache the frequent users
|Important Note: Make sure this process is done overnight when there are least expected visitors on the website. Do the preparations listed below before applying changes to your website: |
Watch the video on how to set up and use WP Super Cache for WordPress or follow the instructions below.
Step 1. Log in to your WordPress dashboard via the link yourdomain.com/wp-admin (replace yourdomain.com with the domain of your website) or on any of the methods below depending on your web hosting plan.
Step 2. Click Plugins on the menu bar at the left side of the page.
Step 3. Click Add New.
Step 4. Search for WP Super Cache.
Step 5. Click the Install Now button on the WP Super Cache plugin.
Step 6. Click the Activate button.
Step 7. Click Settings > WP Super Cache on the menu bar at the left side of the page.
Step 8. Click the Caching On radio button.
Step 9. Click the Update Status button.
Step 10. Click the Test Cache button to test if the caching is working.
The results display as all OK as shown in the screenshot below when set up successfully.
This is the basic set up for the WP Super Cache plugin. See the optimised settings for WP Super Cache for the advanced setup.