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How to improve server response time?

What can I do, other than using a cache plugin like jotcache, to improve the server response time of my website? I have already removed all inactive articles modules, plugins and components, is there ...
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How can I use Joomla's Cache with my components view?

As is typically the case with a CMS, the most hits occur while it is still "new". I'd like to cache the page output the first time it is rendered for a given period as to reduce the heavy workload ...
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Difference between standard cache options

Joomla! have a 3 different way for caching: "Conservative caching" (in global configuration) "Progressive caching" (in global configuration) plugin "System - Cache" I have the following questions: ...
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No notification to update to latest Joomla version

I am managing a site powered by Joomla 2.5 (online installation) and hosted on Joomla free hosting. Only since the latest 2-3 months it happens that I don't receive anymore the emails reminding to ...
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Reverse Caching Support using nginx

How can I implement Reverse Caching Support using nginx mentioned in Joomla 3.6 features? Joomla! 3.6 now supports reverse caching proxies like Varnish or an NGINX caching proxy. These help to ...
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Can't turn on cache in 3.4.4

I have a complex install of Joomla 3.4.4 with jSeblod and many other extensions. We are planning to use Varnish4 in front of the web server and because of that need to turn on proper Cache-Control ...
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CSS Change won't apply - Where could the cache be?

I've encountered a strange problem that I've never seen before. I edited a CSS file and uploaded it to my server. From my hosting's file manager, I can see the file is updated. But in my local ...
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Website speed is awful

I work as an apprentice web developer who has been left in charge of the web team (all of my colleagues have left) and have been left with an impossible task. We have a 10-core Windows server, with ...
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What should be last, cache plugins or CDN plugins?

I'm running several plugins to try to speed up our site and make the load on the server a bit lighter. I've got JotCache and NoNumber Joomla CDN running, along with the template itself compressing ...
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Updating deprecated methods

I'm updating an old bit of custom Joomla plugin, and there's a deprecated line saying JResponse::allowCache(false); -- what's the "right" way to handle this for Joomla 3.x compatibility? Also, ...
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Persistent problem with Joomla cache

I have a Joomla site which has had persistent on-going problems with its cache. We are able to resolve these problems as they happen by going to the admin panel and clearing the caches, but would ...
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Rapid Ajax calls causing some MySQL queries to be ignored

I am currently working on a Joomla website on a Unix server. There are no users connected at the moment because I'm the only one who can access it (so no heavy traffic). During testing, I proceed to ...
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How to force cache/browser data clearing in browser?

Scenario: I have upgraded an old Joomla! website from 2.5 to the latest version of Joomla!. After doing so the site from my point of view looks as it should. If I try to access the site from another ...
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How do I use Joomla's built-in cache busting technique for scripts and stylesheets?

JHtml::script and JHtml::stylesheet have a cache busting technique that doesn't seem to be documented clearly. How do I go about using it?
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Site keeps browsing itself all the time

I run the server where this Joomla! site is hosted, so I have root access to it. There is something in the configuration, or somewhere in its code, that keeps browsing the site itself. If I run # ...
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Custom component no-cache setting

I have a custom component I've built, and it has a search filter toolbar to filter results. The problem is that when Joomla caching is turned on, the filters get cached along with the page data-- so ...
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How can I clear the cache for the params of a custom component?

I am working on a custom component and it works as intended as long as I do not have cache enabled. In the admin section of the component, I have a view that can change the "component params": $...
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My content updates won't display instantly in the front-end. What's the reason?

I am using joomla to create my website. Everything is working well, except one problem that occurred recently. I am changing/updating content in the joomla backend and saving. But any change I do ...
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ZOO Cache extremely big - 170 GB and growing!

I have set up a site for a customer. The site uses both Zoo and Widgetkit, many products, services and news pages have some Widgetkit slideshow in them. There are "quite a few" pages and images.......
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Using JCache to clear a specific plugin's cached data

Is it possible to use JCache to clear the cached data for a specific plugin or all plugins? I am using a plugin to display an image and text on a page and I have to clear the cache manually for any ...
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Caching items with different cache lifetime

I'm looking into using Joomla's caching mechanism for a plugin. However I would need to cache the plugin data for a given period of time irrespective of the site-wide cache settings. Is it possible ...
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Component getList cache not loading/saving

I've built a custom component, and I'm trying to make it a bit faster, and while I was rooting through model core files I saw that their getItems() uses a caching to reduce DB queries: $store = $this-...
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Caching a component's view for less than a minute

I have a component which has a feed. This feed updates constantly, pulling information from external sources. To reduce pressure on my server at high traffic periods, I want to give the generated feed ...
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What is the Refresh Manifest Cache and why is it causing an error when upgrading Joomla?

When manually upgrading Joomla through the extensions manager, I get the following error: 500 error Installation unexpectedly terminated:Refresh Manifest Cache failed: Extension is not ...
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Changes on a joomla site do not reflect on the front end

I got a a joomla-powered site. Recently I added an article to the back end, published it but it does not show up on the front end of the website. I went further to 'unpublish' some of the articles ...
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How to make redirections cacheable in Joomla?

I am confused. To speed up page load times for visitors of your site, remove as many landing page redirections as possible, and make any required redirections cacheable if possible. Does any ...
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Offline site and facebook scraping

I have just created a new Joomla 3.3.6 website which has always been set to 'offline'. This is because my client doesn't want to launch until a specific date. I have incorporated 'add this' and '...
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1answer
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How to use cache calls in Joomla 4

From the documentation I use this part to store a large chunk of data if (empty($families)) { $cache = Factory::getCache(); $families = $cache->call( array( 'JFormFieldFamily', 'getFamilyList' ...
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Invalid Token - Login Issue

Joomla 3.4.1 I was hoping somebody could briefly explain this for me. I am not that familiar with tokens, sessions or cache. My site was working fine with no issues however I decided to enable the "...
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Using Joomla with redis

I searched a lot about the subject but I didn't find any good resource, I'm new to server caching technology (redis, memcache,,,etc.) can anyone advice about good server caching and how to use it with ...
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1answer
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Turn off page caching on a single page

I have page caching turned on. (The cache plugin) This gives a problem on the contact page because it caches the _token aswell. This means only the visitor who triggers the caching for that page can ...
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class 'JCache' does not have a method 'cleanCache'

According to https://docs.joomla.org/Using_caching_to_speed_up_your_code ,I must use $cache->cleanCache(); if I want to clear the joomla cache in my custom script. That function throws the error "...
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Joomla Cache Control After User Login/Logout

If i set cache setting to Progressive or Conservative in global configuration setting page, it gives problem for users. Content that should only visible to logged in user will be shown if once ...
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Joomla 3 Website loading without the css

I am using a joomla version 3.+ with k2 and k2store Recently we ran into a issue which we are unable to solve When we enter the site is showing without any css like a regular HTML Page here is the ...
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Disabling cache on specific part of page from above comment

I am facing a problem in part of page of an extension on comments When cache is enabled, there is some json token error due to cache When cache is disabled, the user can easily post in comment Is ...
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Change ZOO cache update frequency

Is there a way to modify the interval that the zoo cache updates thumbnails? OR disable it entirely? I have been sorting through the code and haven't found anyway yet. The problem I am running into ...
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1answer
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Custom cache for module

I've made a module that needs to cache its output by country, or not at all. I've found this post which describes how to do it with a component, but how would you do it with modules? To turn off ...
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Joomla cache handler only shows memcached

My cache handler in Joomla! only shows 'memcached (experimental)', and not File etc. I was able to change the cache handler in my configuration.php but I'd still like to know why File is not shown as ...
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Having to clear the cache even though caching is turned off?

On on of the Joomla sites I manage, the Cache Settings in Global Configuration -> System is set to OFF - Caching is disabled. However, when we make changes to the articles, it is necessary to go to ...
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Joomla Template - site design not updating

I am new to using Joomla, I have a temporary hosting account on Demojoomla. I have installed a template called Helix When I go to Extensions > Templates > Styles I can click on my template and ...
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Caching component output based on user state variables

I'm having some issues with caching my component output as the user state variables seem to be ignored. I've added them to my controller as follows which works fine when submitting the filter form on ...
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Best way to clear a group's cache in Joomla via php, from an administrator plugin?

So background: I'm making a caching plugin that clears our site and CDN caches when content is saved in the administrator backend. In this instance, I want to clear the site cache for one group. My ...
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Joomla 3.9.X: Website speed on page speed

I have a site with joomla with a good template and excellent performance. The only problem remains the same: the speed for mobile on google pagespeed. On my site with joomla 3.9.x I have activated all ...
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Is there a way to clear the cache in the administration?

I made a change to an admin component, but it's not reflected immediately. Is there a way to make the admin cache refresh? I know with modules you can set cache to none, but this is a component so I ...
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Can't edit my module, blank page with an select input

This is probably a difficult question to ask because I can't give a lot of information. When I open the edit screen in the admin-side of a module, it's being shown for a split second and then the page ...
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Why do I have to clear browser cache to see backend changes?

This question is related with Change on the back-end takes 30 mins or longer to show on front-end, what could possible be the cause? When I asked the above question I couldn't see any changes on ...
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Why am I not seeing current content in my frontend and backend?

I am using a templated Joomla3 system (Joomla version 3.4.8) and have one problem that's causing disfunctionality to the whole site. The problem persists in the backend as well as on the frontend. I ...
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Disable Gantry caching

I have a site using RocketTheme free template, and it`s using Gantry framework. Now Ι need to add a page with some PHP code, so using Sourcerer I made a simple page using com_content and including my ...
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What server side caching can be used with Joomla 2.5.x?

I'm currently looking at different server caching options for Joomla. I'm not ready to upgrade to Joomla 3.x yet, so I'm just looking at options for 2.5.x Redis was looking good, but based on the ...
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Cache works for html view but not for xml output

I'm currently debugging (and trying to understand why) the caching for the html view is created, but not for the xml view. I read the Joomla! documentation article https://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:...