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Hyper Cache General Settings shows you how to configure your cache settings, disable translation, set up wp-config, enable compression and more.

Last Updated: August 28, 2018

Latest News: I have updated some information and the changelog.

Hyper Cache 3.3.7 Changelog

  • Fixed http link on options panel

What You Need:

Hyper Cache Tutorials:

  1. General Settings
  2. Bypasses Settings
  3. Mobile Settings
  4. CDN
  5. Personal Settings
  6. Troubleshooting

Hyper Cache General Settings Steps

Step 1 ) Go to Settings -> Hyper Cache to start setting the plugins. See image below.


Step 2 ) The following image Hyper Cache is displayed if this is the first time you install the plugin and the following features are missing from the wp-config.php file.

You must add the following define(‘Wp_Cache’, true); after define(‘WPLANG’, ”); )

You might also see a message (You must save the options since some files must be updated). This message will appear if you have made changes or you have updated the plugin.


Note: Every time there is a new version you must click on Save button located at the bottom of the General tab for the latest update to be implemented.

Step 3 ) The following image illustrates the warning message letting you that you need to Save the settings.


Step 4 ) The following image allows you to read a quick usage guide before you begin setting up the plugin.

  • Clean the whole cache
  • Clean home and archives
  • Compute the cache size


General Settings

Step 5 ) Go to Settings -> Hyper Cache -> General tab to set up the following options. See image below.

  • Disable translations
  • Cached pages will be valid for
  • Enable compression (Note: Only enable this feature if you don’t have gzip enabled in your server.)
  • Enable on-the-fly compression
  • When the home is refreshed, refresh even the


Step 6 ) The following image allows you to select from the following options.

  • When a post receives a comment = clean archives (categories, tags, …, but not the home) and or clean the home.
  • When a post is edited = clean archives (categories, tags, …, but not the home) and or clean the home.
  • Cache folder


Step 7 ) The following image allows you to select from the following options.

  • Next autoclean will run in
  • Allow browser caching = set the time in hours
  • HTTPS = you have three options…….Bypass the cache, Build a separated cache or Use the standard cache ( I have HTTP/HTTPS aware pages)


Step 8 ) The following image allows you to select from the following options.

  • Use readfile()
  • Serve expired pages to bots
  • Click on Save button once you have completed your settings.


Click on the following URL Bypasses Settings.

I will be updating this tutorial from time to time so keep coming back for the latest. If you have any questions please let me know.


Manuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

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