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    SEO Expert Needed to Review Browser Caching of my website


    Hi Everyone,

    We need a SEO Expert to review our website. Can someone help me ? We are facing issues with HTML Browser Caching (Cache-Control & Indexing of Unique Posts in Google)

    Can someone review our website and help us ?
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    Just what issue are you talking about?
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    I have Website running on Wordpress, using w3 total cache for browser caching. Our homepage will be dynamic as we keep adding new content to website, which is displayed on the homepage.

    We are facing some issues with HTML browser caching. We have a problem analysing which cache control header is best for us. Our requirement is that the content should should be updated on the homepage, as well as the posts should quickly get indexed in google.
    As of now we have browser caching enabled and the content on homepage is quickly getting changed as soon as its updated, However the posts (New Unique Posts) are not getting indexed in Google & Bing. Instead the posts which were indexed Previously are getting de-indexed. Also, when I manually go to Google Webmaster Tools and Fetch as Google the posts are getting indexed quickly. The crawl count of google bot is also less.

    Below are the settings of Browser Cache (HTML & XML Settings).

    Set Last-Modified header :- Checked
    Set expires header :- Checked
    Expires header lifetime:- 185 seconds
    Set cache control header :- Checked
    Cache Control policy :- cache with max-age ("public, max-age=EXPIRES_SECONDS")
    Set entity tag (ETag) :- Unchecked
    Set W3 Total Cache header :- Checked
    Enable HTTP (gzip) compression :- Checked


    Can you tell me what could be the problem here ? Can you Review our Website ? Help would be Appreciated. Thanks in Advance.
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    Why are you worring about cache control?
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    Remove total cache control and stick your site behind cloudflare.
    That would be the simplest solution but I agree what's your worry here ?
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    Since I work with a lot of mom an pops, I get the often times.. Well this site suggest that I should do this, they say it's important to do. We all know that "They" are the greatest authority in the world. So to placate them.
    I add cache control in my htaccess file as indicated in the following lines...

    # 2 weeks for most static assets
    # set for two weeks max 14 days (60sec * 60min * 24hours * 14days) << -- this line sets caching time in seconds
    <filesMatch ".(css|jpg|jpeg|png|gif|js|ico|php|html)$"> << -- this line sets which files it applies to
    Header set Cache-Control "max-age=1209600, public" << -- THIS IS THE NUMBER OF SECONDS BEFORE CACHE EXPIRES AND THE PAGE SHOULD BE DISCARDED AND RE-Cached
    </filesMatch>

    I get bombarded with this site says that, and this site says do it this way. But when I actually sit down with the client and have lunch and discuss it, well all walk away happy. Just instead of using a meta tag to declare the
    utf 8 char class to use, I do it with htaccess file. Include it there an all pages get it included...

    # Set Charset globally
    AddDefaultCharset UTF-8

    again this is added in the htaccess file. and all pages get the update and problem goes away. This should solve some of those issues.

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