How to Install and Use SuperCacher on Magento
This tutorial explains how to install and configure our Magento SuperCacher extension. You can set up the extension directly from the Magento administrative dashboard. First you need to obtain the SuperCacher extension for Magento. Please check this tutorial for more details how to download the extension.
How to Install and Enable Magento SuperCacher
To access the administrative area of your Magento open this page:
Please note that you should replace yourdomain.com with your own domain name. You should see the following login page:
Type your username and password and click on the "Login" button. The system will redirect you to the Dashboard which is used to manage your site.
You will have to type your login details again and then you will see the following page:
Click on the "Browse..." button and find the SuperCacher installation archive on your computer. After that click "Upload" and the Magento application will install the extension:
For more details how to download the SuperCacher extension please read this tutorial. The last step is to enable the extension. Close the Magento Connect Manager and log out from your Magento admin area. To enable the SuperCacher extension you need to log in again and navigate to System -> Configuration -> SuperCacher Options. Use the following options:
That's it - the SuperCacher extension is now correctly installed and enabled. You can access your cPanel -> SuperCacher section and enable the Dynamic Cache caching mechanism. For more details how to activate the SuperCacher from your cPanel check this page of our tutorial.
How to Exclude URLs From Being Cached
SuperCacher plugin provides an exclude list for Magento websites called "URL blacklist". It allows you to exclude specific URLs from being cached. This feature is useful especially if you don't want some dynamic part of your site to be cached. Note that the checkout pages are excluded from the cache by default. In order to add an URL to the "blacklist", you should enter only the relative part of URL into the exclude list and hit the "Save Config" button.
For example if you want to exclude the:
you should enter only:
That's it, this URL will be completely dynamic and never cached.