Improving Performance of Buddypress: Object Caching

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Improving Performance of Buddypress: Object Caching

WordPress object caching is currently by far the most reliable way to improve the performance of BuddyPress. With object caching enabled you should see up to a 3x reduction in database queries and load on your server.

You will then need to add an object-cache.php file to /wp-content/ for caching to become persistent.

There are different ways of caching:

  • A development file-based object cache script modified to work for WPMU by lead WPMU developer, Donncha O Caoimh
  • An object cache script optimized for eAccelerator maintained by Murmatron. You will need to install eAccelerator first before trying this version.

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