Getting a high score on Webpagetest.org for “Cache Static Content” for a WordPress site can be tough. W3 Total Cache does a great job with some of the other metrics, but it won’t get you all the way there for “Cache Static Content”. Welcome Pubcon 2013 visitors!
Here’s our screenshot, looking good…
Here’s the Code:
You need to FTP to your hosting account, and make a manual entry to your .htaccess file (as always, be careful with that file and keep a backup).
So, why did we score only a “B”? Because we load google fonts from their repository/API, and we haven’t figured out how to cache that content.
Michael David is the founder, current CEO, and lead strategist at TastyPlacement, based in Austin, Texas. He is the author of “WordPress 3.0 Search Engine Optimization” with the prestigious IT publisher, Packt Publishing. TastyPlacement performs search marketing campaigns, public relations, search engine optimization, social media consulting and online advertising for companies in a wide range of fields.