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WP-Rocket review - Fastest Cache Plug-in

WP-Rocket review


WP-ROCKET REVIEW

I want to start by saying in this WP-Rocket review that there are a lot of decent cache plug-ins available that basically all do their job well. A number such as W3 Total Cache are very time-consuming in their settings, it takes quite a while. WP-Rocket shows that to offer the fastest plug-in no cumbersome settings are needed at all.

This plug-in is faster than any other and also has settings that a complete layman will understand well. Most cache plugins have both a free and premium version. Wp-Rocket only has a premium version, so it has to be paid for in any case. WP-Rocket has now been installed on 1.2 million websites.


WP-Rocket review pricing


Having a lightning-fast website ensures more visitors who are also more satisfied with your site. Furthermore, it has a very beneficial effect on conversion and SERP, or better results in Google searches. I don't think it necessary to say that this is well worth paying $ 49 for it.

WP-ROCKET SPEEDTESTS

Below I show you 2 speed test where it can clearly be seen that especially the loading time improves enormously by using the WP-Rocket cache plug-in. The improvement concerns no less than 70%. This is no guarantee from me that this will be the case for every site, but at least 40-50% will always be the case.


WP-Rocket review speedtest 1


WP-Rocket review speedtest 2


EASY TO USE

The developers of WP-Rocket have done their best to keep the plug-in as simple as possible and it worked out very well. Everyone is able to configure this plug-in as best they can. Most things work out-of-the-box after installing WP-Rocket. The rest is beautifully divided into chapters and checking the boxes here and there is enough to set everything up optimally.


WP-Rocket review clear dashboard


If there are things that you do not immediately understand, just consult the videos that explain everything in scents and colors. These videos are accessible from the dashboard in the plugin as well as dozens of articles.


WP-Rocket review helpdesk


As can be seen above: a wonderful feature is to be able to chat with the WP-Rocket helpdesk from the dashboard of the plug-in. There is no need to go to their site.

DOES MORE THAN OTHER PLUG-INS

WP-Rocket offers a maximum of functions, while everything remains very easy to operate.


WP-Rocket review caching options



Let's start by discussing all the features

WP-ROCKET REVIEW CACHE

WP-Rocket review cache


WP-Rocket already has cache good by default, but here you have additional settings for caching on mobile devices, the expiration time of the cache. Cache files older than the set lifetime are deleted and re-cached. The plug-in even offers User Cache with which you can set cache for logged in visitors.


WP-ROCKET OPTIMIZE FILES

The chapter "optimizing files" is quite large. You can set everything here for combining (concatenation) and minifying css and javascript files. I'm trying to keep this WP-Rocket review concise, if you don't know what minifying or concatenation is, click on these links.


WP-Rocket review optimize files

WP-Rocket review optimize files

WP-Rocket review optimize files


The option "load javascript deferred" is something most competitor plugins do not have and something very important to Google. JS files are thus only loaded at the end after the rest of the page is already visible. See here what defer means.


WP-ROCKET LAZY-LOAD & WEBP

Lazy load means that images are loaded blurry and then become sharper. Also, images that are not displayed on the page are loaded later. In this way, images appear almost immediately, which makes visitors happy.


WP-Rocket review lazy load images


WebP is a type of image file which is 30% smaller than jpeg. Be sure to activate this if you are not using Imagify. Imagify optimizes images for you, I'll get to this later.


WP-Rocket review WebP images


WP-ROCKET DATABASE

WP-Rocket database clean up


If desired, WP-Rocket immediately cleans your website of excess ballast. This ensures an optimized database which makes your site slightly faster. Aside from revisions, trash posts, and drafts as seen below, WP-Rocket also removes the following for you: spam comments, comments you deleted, and temporary files. It also optimizes the tables in your database for you. You can indicate a time at which this will happen with the planner.


WP-ROCKET PLUG-IN REVIEW: CDN

Through WP-Rocket you can choose to use their own CDN for a fee of $ 8 per month. In the chapter "Add-ons" you can use Cloudflare for free. Since WP-Rocket is prepared for this, the installation of both CDNs is very easy.


WP-Rocket CDN


WP-ROCKET ADD-ONS

WP-Rocket review add-ons


WP-Rocket also works perfectly with Facebook, Google Analytics (Statistics for visitors), Varnish (Server cache-program), Sucuri (Website Security), and like said before Cloudflare (CDN). In this WP-Rocket plug-in review we have to give full marks for this.


OPTIMIZE IMAGES

WP-Rocket optimize images


Here you can find another add-on: Imagify. Imagify is perfect for optimizing your images. Even if you already did that yourself, Imagify makes everything even smaller. Among other things, by replacing all images with WEBP images. Imagify can be used for free up to so many images but it doesn't cost too much anyway. This saves you a lot of work and ensures a better SERP ranking as it makes your site a lot faster.


TOOLS

WP-Rocket review tools


In the chapter "Tools" you will find the possibilities to export and import the complete settings of the plug-in. If you have several websites, you can simply take over the settings and you do not have to set anything at all. It is also possible to undo this after upgrading the plug-in.


WP-ROCKET REVIEW CONCLUSION

For starters, thank you for reading my WP-Rocket review to the end. It will have become clear to you that WP-Rocket is the cream of the crop when it comes to cache plug-ins. It works perfectly with all other known tools for Wordpress. Setting up the plugin is extremely easy and it is also the fastest plugin you can find. WP-Rocket is well worth the $ 49 charged for it.



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