In the past, sites used wp-super cache for most of WordPress website platforms. However, search engine algorithms changed and evolved and more sites pushed their boat out and are now using Hummingbird. The full caching benefits have added everything most websites need to boost a websites page load speed.
Just like WP Super Cache plugin, W3 Total Cache and WP Rocket; Hummingbird takes care of website page caching, minify, enqueue, gzip, browser cache, monitor and reports a website speed.
Comparison of Hummingbird Caching vs WP Super Cache
First, here is how WP Super Cache looks and feels. Super simple with all of the basics, which is just what we want. A caching product that we can just turn on and do the job for us.
Take a look at on this image:Check out the pre-load settings and the advance settings: Anyone can check your site’s page load speed insights in Google’s Page Speed Test tool.
Now… Let’s check out hummingbirds new caching style and what results we get.
First, Hummingbird get rids of the complex tabs making it very easy for website owners to run testing. See image below for Page Caching:Simply turn it on for all cached pages:Anyone can set extra configurations such as for logged in users, URL queries, updates, installs, and other exclusions.
Check out the image below:[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”25488″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]At some point, since we want to simplify things for our clients. The easiest thing to do is to clear and remove WP Super Cache and activate Hummingbird Cache. Once done, we wait for around 30 minutes and refresh it. Now we can check out your page speed test again and see the improvement.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]