Main Topics

  • Optimizing Your WordPress Site

    In this article, will be talking about the main points recommended to optimize your WordPress for speed and scale with Pagely's system. The items are not in any specific order, but we have seen if they are generally applied, it makes a huge difference in how fast a site is and how many CPU/memory...

  • Including and Excluding Query Strings from Cache

    To offer optimal cache hit rates, Pagely's default cache configuration will ignore certain query strings, while considering others. This ensures that client-side variables, such as UTM variables, are cached as if they were never there. Since variables that are processed on the client-side will re...

  • What Is PressCACHE™ and How Does It Work?

    PressCACHE™ is our caching mechanism used at Pagely and has 3 primary aspects: PressCACHE™ handles the caching of your site content (rendered HTML pages) to speed up delivery of your WordPress site. Settings are accessed directly via your WordPress admin screens where you may turn it on/off, or ...

  • How Do I Purge All the Cached Pages/Assets for My Site?

    Pagely aggressively caches your page output and your .css, .js and images. These assets can be cached for hours or weeks depending on the type. Some useful things to know. When Is the Cache Automatically Cleared? Whenever you update a post or page, the cache for that post and your homepage are a...

  • Purge CSS Cache Automatically After Editing a File

    Our CDN service is a "pull CDN", which means that every static asset is downloaded just once. This can be problematic if you are editing your CSS/JS files on a live site and find that your changes are not reflected when you refresh. To bypass this, you may need to "cache bust" your CSS/JS file wi...

  • My Site Is Slow! What Should I Do?

    Q: My site is slow, what should I do? A: The first thing to do is try and determine why it is slow. Your site may be slow due to the following reasons: Your actual internet connection is slow A plugin or theme function on the site is bogging things down A plugin or theme function may be breaking...

  • Clearing Your WordPress Site's Cache with WP-CLI

    Caching is a critical part of running a healthy WordPress site. Thanks to caching, your site is able to use far less server resources by serving a copy of a page, rather than using PHP processes again to handle the content. Because of this, cached content will need to be cleared when you make cha...

  • How to Change the Behavior of Cache Purge Plugin

    The Pagely Management plugin is installed on all WordPress sites hosted with Pagely. By default, it actively listens for WordPress hooks when certain actions such as saving a post are triggered from the /wp-admin/. When an applicable even occurs, it tells the caching layer to purge the cache for ...

  • UTM Variables and Caching

    UTM variables are great for marketing teams to track how traffic comes in, but can sometimes cause issues with caching layers on the server if they’re used improperly. Since UTM variables are made for passing unique data to the same URL, it can potentially cause caching layers to think it’s a dif...