Caching Plugins and a Product-Cache Fit (Carton #2)
June 10, 2016 | Robert GibbCaching plugins are great at letting you manage everything from browser caching to CDN caching in a single environment. But with dozens of plugin options, which one do you choose? Or do you even use one at all? This week we cover articles that will help you find the answers to these questions. We also cover some exciting news in the PHP world and introduce a company whose product team understands the importance of caching. How refreshing!
NewsPaul Dragoonis gunning for SimpleCache over PSR-6 (Reddit) This PHP pro thinks there's a simpler caching standard for PHP that should replace the current one
StoriesTechOps team at TaskRabbit a partner in innovation (TechTarget) The product guys at TaskRabbit know caching is a must for marketing success, making this team very powerful Interview with Google's senior director of news and social products (Columbia Journalism Review) Richard Gingras makes it clear that the AMP project caches content but does not own your content
InsightZero-Plugin Caching (WordPress) A quick back-and-forth between two fellas that poses the question: Do you really need that caching plugin? Overview of caching plugins for WordPress (wpmudev) If you decide you need a plugin, this post explores popular options halfway down the page The best cache plugin for WordPress (Chris Lema) Plugin overload? This WordPress advisor has a good pick Bottom line savings through web caching (Varnish Cache) A worth-the-email PDF download that you can hand to the big cheese and say, okay, now give me Varnish Cache Plus Triggering a client cache refresh (DZone) Neither HTML5 or comet style polling was available for triggering a cache refresh, so this guy introduced something called a Client Refresh Notification Pattern Everything you need to know about caching (Flywheel) Our friends at Flywheel make caching fun in this worth-the-email ebook for webperf beginners
TutorialsBuilding a simple CDN with NS1 (NS1) If weekend fun means doing something like building your own CDN, this one from our friends at NS1 is for you Fixing leverage browser caching warning caused by Google Analytics script (KeyCDN) Check this out if you're testing web performance with PageSpeed Insights and getting a 99/100 score because of the
analytics.jsscript Configuring apache_mod_expires to cache content based on file extensions (LinuxPitStop) For those of you with an Apache web server who don't want to use a caching plugin