Warm Cache

Now that your site has been verified, you can start warming your cache. On top of your project page, you will see three menu tabs:

Warm cache

On this page, you will find all the details of your project:

  • Project url: The url of your project
  • Manually: Hit this button if you want to manually start a cachewarming job
  • Webhook: Calling this webhook will start a cachewarming job
  • View url list: If you use google sitemap, then a list of url's from your google sitemap will appear here.
  • Job overview: A list of current and past jobs.

Edit configuration

On the edit configuration page you can update the configuration of your project. Choose a different cache-warmer method, configure the crawler, ...

Schedule your job

When you want your website to be cache-warmed at regular times. Then you have a number of options:

  • Webhook: You can implement the webhook in your site or project.
  • Cache warmer connect module (only for Drupal websites): https://www.drupal.org/project/cachewarmer_connect
  • Create a job schedule There are three default schedules:

  • Every day, at 1am GMT

  • Every weekday, at 1am GMT
  • Every week, on sunday, at 1am GMT

But you can easily create your own using the cron standard:

minute hour day month dayofweek command minute — any integer from 0 to 59 hour — any integer from 0 to 23 day — any integer from 1 to 31 (must be a valid day if a month is specified) month — any integer from 1 to 12 (or the short name of the month such as jan or feb) dayofweek — any integer from 0 to 7, where 0 or 7 represents Sunday (or the short name of the week such as sun or mon)

More information can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cron

When to run your cache-warmer job?

Well it is difficult for us to say when you should run your cache-warmer job, but you should take the following things in mind.

  • When is the most traffic on your website?
  • When does the cache on your site invalidate?
  • When do you do updates on your website?
  • When do you do marketing campaigns? (for instance a weekly newsletter)?

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