Questions about Swift’s caching section.
No, set it on 10h, those two hours won´t make a big difference.
Absolutely safe. If the number of 404 pages becomes a problem, you can also disable caching for 404 totally: Settings > Caching > General > Cache 404 pages.
You can exclude it to prevent unwanted cache, for example exclude URLs: \/json\/.+ \/category\/.+ \/tag\/.+ In exceptions and warmup tab you can see all related settings. It is always good to follow the WARMUP TABLE in your dashboard the first days and/or when you edit your website. After some...
No. Intelligent caching mode is deprecated and it will be removed in 2.0. For large sites you can increase the expiry time, or use Action based instead.
Yes, if you enable "ignore query strings" in Caching settings.
Swift can conflict with Redis when not configured properly. We don't recommend using Redis Object Cache for Wordpress unless you are an expert. Swift or any file caching plugin will always be faster than using Redis.
If you click to Clear all cache Swift should clear all files (HTML, CSS, JS). If it does not, it’s possible the permissions are changed, or there is another issue with file deletion (please check the server error.log).
You can add a simple URL rule in Settings > Caching > Exceptions > Exclude URL: /amp/
You can’t exclude a part of the page, only if it is loaded via AJAX.
Yes. Go to the page on front end and in admin bar click on clear page cache. If you preview the page while logged in as a WP admin, the Swift menu will have a clear page option. You can also clear cache for individual pages in Warmup table.