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How do I install W3 Total Cache?
Posted by Brian F., Last modified by Tony B. on 22 December 2010 02:00 PM
W3 Total Cache is a Wordpress plugin which enables caching and will greatly reduce your sites resource usage. The following steps will show you how to install and configure the plugin:
  1. Login to your WP admin account

  2. Once you've logged in, select 'Plugins' from the left side menu (Picture)

  3. On the top of the page, next to 'Plugins', select 'Add New' (Picture)

  4. Type 'w3 total cache' into the search bar

  5. Locate the W3 Total Cache plugin from the results, and select Install (Picture)

  6. Once installed, select the 'Activate Plugin' option (Picture)

  7. Go back to your 'Plugins' page on the left side navigation, locate W3 Total Cache, and select 'Settings' to modify the caching

  8. From within the Settings table, enable the following options: Page Cache, Object Cache, Browser Cache
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