Quick Cache v140725 was released on July 25th, 2014. This release includes 1 new feature, 4 new enhancements, and 10 bug fixes.

New Features

Auto-Purge XML Sitemaps (Pro)

If you're generating XML Sitemaps with a plugin like Google XML Sitemaps, you can now tell Quick Cache to automatically purge any cached sitemap files whenever it purges a Post/Page cache. If you have multiple sitemap files, you may also specify a list of XML Sitemap patterns to clear.

Auto-Purge XML Sitemaps

Bug Fixes

There are 10 new bug fixes in this release, most notably a fix for a bug that was causing unapproved, spam, and trash comments to unnecessarily purge the cache. This was resulting in all kinds of bad behavior, including performance issues for larger sites. This issue should be resolved in this latest release.

  • Bug Fix (Pro): 404 Caching now properly returns a 404 HTTP Status code when serving a cached 404 page. See also: #197
  • Bug Fix (Pro): The HTML Compressor now properly preserves [] character whitespace during CSS compression. See also: #25
  • Bug Fix (Pro): The Pro Updater upgrade link now points to the correction location when displayed from a Child Blog in a Multisite Network. See also: #205
  • Bug Fix (Pro): The Auto-Cache Engine now correctly handles the sitemap when home_url() differs from site_url().
  • Bug Fix (Pro): The "Dynamic Version Salt" options panel now correctly displays the last saved value. See also: #231
  • Bug Fix: A custom WP_CONTENT_DIR is now obeyed in the scenario where it's set to a path outside of ABSPATH. See also: #95
  • Bug Fix: The UI now correctly displays custom WP_CONTENT_DIR in the "Directory/Expiration Time" options panel. See also: #206
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug that was causing unapproved, spam, and trash comments to unnecessarily purge the cache. See also: #159
  • Bug Fix: Quick Cache LITE now correctly sets the QUICK_CACHE_PRO constant to false. See also: #229
  • Bug Fix: Workaround for broken page navigation on the front page of some sites. This is a WordPress redirect_canonical() bug workaround. See also: #209

Complete Changelog for Quick Cache v140605

  • New Pro Feature: Auto-Purge XML Sitemaps. If you're generating XML Sitemaps with a plugin like Google XML Sitemaps, you can now tell Quick Cache to automatically purge any cached sitemap files whenever it purges a Post/Page cache. You may also specify a list of XML Sitemap patterns to clear, if you have multiple sitemap files. See also: #169
  • Enhancement (Pro): The Quick Cache Pro Updater now accepts a License Key in place of the WebSharks password.
  • Enhancement (Pro): In a Multisite Network, the Auto-Cache Engine will now also auto-cache each child blog. See also: #169
  • Enhancement: Improved overall performance by optimizing the auto-purge routines. See also: #130
  • Enhancement: The "GET Requests" UI Panel now explains that you can use ?qcAC=0 to disable caching when you ARE caching GET Requests. See also: #210.
  • Bug Fix (Pro): 404 Caching now properly returns a 404 HTTP Status code when serving a cached 404 page. See also: #197
  • Bug Fix (Pro): The HTML Compressor now properly preserves [] character whitespace during CSS compression. See also: #25
  • Bug Fix (Pro): The Pro Updater upgrade link now points to the correction location when displayed from a Child Blog in a Multisite Network. See also: #205
  • Bug Fix (Pro): The Auto-Cache Engine now correctly handles the sitemap when home_url() differs from site_url().
  • Bug Fix (Pro): The "Dynamic Version Salt" options panel now correctly displays the last saved value. See also: #231
  • Bug Fix: A custom WP_CONTENT_DIR is now obeyed in the scenario where it's set to a path outside of ABSPATH. See also: #95
  • Bug Fix: The UI now correctly displays custom WP_CONTENT_DIR in the "Directory/Expiration Time" options panel. See also: #206
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug that was causing unapproved, spam, and trash comments to unnecessarily purge the cache. See also: #159
  • Bug Fix: Quick Cache LITE now correctly sets the QUICK_CACHE_PRO constant to false. See also: #229
  • Bug Fix: Workaround for broken page navigation on the front page of some sites. This is a WordPress redirect_canonical() bug workaround. See also: #209

Upgrading to the Latest Version

Quick Cache LITE users should receive an update notification from within their WordPress Dashboard (Dashboard → Updates).

Quick Cache Pro users who have configured the Plugin Updater (Dashboard → Quick Cache → Plugin Updater) should receive a notification to upgrade on the WordPress Dashboard. If you have not configured the Plugin Updater, you can download the latest version of Quick Cache Pro by logging into your WebSharks-Inc.com account here.

Please report bugs and feedback on GitHub. If you are a Quick Cache Pro user and require priorty support, please open a support ticket here.