Big Day Release: Prestashop Full Page Cache

January 23, 2013 Alex Simonchik Prestashop
Big Day Release: Prestashop Full Page Cache

Increase your site’s speed dramatically with Prestashop Full Page Cache. A fast site places higher in search engines and directly makes profits higher than ever. Enable or disable caching on any page of your eShop. Select a hook or specific modules to be cached. Enter the cache lifetime and enjoy a significantly boosted website performance with pages loading twice as fast as before.

Key features:

  • Doubling the speed of your web store
  • Reducing operating costs
  • Enabling or disabling caching on any page
  • Caching modules and hooks
  • Configurable cache lifetime
  • Increasing ranking in search engines

Let’s take a closer look!

By storing data in cache and serving it from cache when requested, we save the time needed to generate the data. That is what makes caching a cheap and effective way to improve the performance of your web store.

Speeding up websites is important – not just to site owners, but to all Internet users. Faster sites create happy users, Google internal studies show. When a site responds slowly, visitors spend less time there. Faster sites don’t just improve user experience; improving site speed also reduces operating costs. That is why Google considers site speed when ranking websites and determining how many pages to crawl.

Prestashop Full Page Cache not only improves your ranking in search engines, but also enhances user experience on your store. Try it now!

Log in to the admin panel, and we will show all you may need to configure.

Navigate to Modules -> Full Page

Cache

-> Configure.

Enter cache lifetime

To enable the extension, select the tick mark in the Cache line. In the Cache Lifetime field, enter cache lifetime in minutes.

Click the drop-down in the actions bar and select Pages Cache.

Enable or disable caching for any store page

Here is the list of all the pages of your website. You can exclude a specific page from being cached by enabling the exception. Select either a tick or a cross mark to enable or disable the exception respectively.

Click the drop-down in the actions bar and select Exceptions for modules.

Enable or disable caching for the whole hook or particular modules

Select particular modules or whole hooks to exclude them from caching.

After you’re all set, click either Save Configuration or Save and Clear Cache in the actions bar.

Save your config or both save it and clear cache

The cache will be automatically cleared after any actions with products in the back-office.

Prestashop Full Page Cache

BelVG dept of testing has conducted a research on the website request time, with and without the BelVG Full Page Cache installed.  The Apache JMeter™, a Java application, simulating a heavy load on a server to test its strength or to analyze overall performance under different load types, was used for the research.

Average website response time without Full Page Cache installed made up 10 seconds. Average website response time with Full Page Cache installed amounted to 5.5 seconds, which is half as less!

 

Visit the demo page or read the user guide to see how the Full Page Cache works.



1 comment

  1. hi,

    I recently developed one ecommerce site using prestashop now the problem is site is dead slow and home page is taking 30 sec to load similar case is with other pages now my question is if i purchase Prestashop Full Page Cache module can i overcome this issue please guide.My shop url is mrcheapies.ca.

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