02 Jan 2019

Install LiteSpeed Cache Plugin in WordPress Website

Recently, we updated our servers to LiteSpeed Web Server for better performance and better resources management on the servers. There are few users who are highly concerned with the website load times and want to make use of caching mechanism using some plugin for their WordPress websites. Today we have good news for the users who are concerned with the load times of their websites. We will use the Official LiteSpeed Cache plugin from LiteSpeed Technologies.

Read more about LiteSpeed Web Server Cache here.

Requirements

  • WordPress Dashboard Admin Access

Installation Procedure

  1. Login to WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Head over to Plugin -> Add New.
    add new plugin
  3. Search ‘LiteSpeed Cache’ in the Search Bar and install the Plugin fromĀ  LiteSpeed Technologies as shown in Picture and Activate the Plugin.
    search page
  4. You can see the LiteSpeed Cache Option in the Left Sidebar of the Dashboard after activating the plugin.
    wp dashboard with plugins list

Basic Plugin Setup

  1. Login to WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Open All Plugins List and tap on Settings Option for LS Cache Plugin which will take you to Plugin Settings.
  3. By default, it will who Basic Plugin Settings.
    basic settings
    Tap the button Show Advanced Options to expand Plugin Advanced Settings with more configuration options.
    advanced setup
  4. Under General tab look for Automatically Upgrade Option and Turn in ON followed by pressing Save button.
    auto upgrade plugin
  5. Under Cache tab look for Cache Mobile Option and Turn in ON followed by pressing Save button.
    Note: Do not enable this if your website design is responsive. This is required for those websites which have a different design for mobile devices and have custom theme settings. If you are quite unsure about this option then you can keep it disabled.
    mobile cache
  6. Under Advanced tab look for Browser CacheĀ Option and Turn in ON followed by pressing Save button.
    browser cache
  7. If you are using Cloudflare for your Website then you can integrate the Plugin with Cloudflare API by tapping on the CDN Tab and looking for Cloudflare Section at the bottom of the page. Enter Cloudflare Email, API Token and Domain name followed by pressing the Save Button.
    cloudflare cdn api

With this, we finish installing LiteSpeed Cache Plugin installation and basic setup on the WordPress Website. If you face any kind of issue with LS Cache Plugin setup kindly contact us at [email protected] or create a support ticket following this guide.