Configuring expiration of cached pages setting in Drupal 7

Working with performance enhancement tools such as external caching can be doen in Drupal 7. When using these types of tools, you may want to set the maximum time the tool can store Drupal 7 pages in the cache. This setting is known as the ‘Maximum Cache Lifetime’ and is easily adjusted in Drupal 7 Read More >

How to configure minimum cache lifespan in Drupal 7

One of the more confusing settings in Drupal 7 is the Minimum Cache Lifetime. This setting manages caching with a minimum timeframe, meaning that the cache will not clear any pages that have not yet met that minimum lifetime requirement. It is a setting that forces the cache to live for a specific time before Read More >

How to enable cache blocks in Drupal 7

Caching in Drupal 7 can be further configured by caching block data. Users that are registered and logged in usually receive non-cached, up to the minute data. Block caching will cause certain blocks of content (those that are not generated on the fly) to be cached for all users. This can help the site load Read More >

Enabling caching for anonymous users in Drupal 7

In order to enhance site performance, Drupal 7 has several options on tuning its caching abilities. Caching for non-registered users is not enabled by default. Turning this on will cause Drupal to keep html copies of pages on hand for faster serving, increasing site speed and limiting repeated queries. Turning on caching for anonymous users Read More >

How to clear caching in Drupal 7

Setting up cache in Drupal can speed things up for your site and enhance the site’s overall performance. Caching is great as it keeps snapshots of data and pages so reload time is much quicker. There are times, however, when you may need to clear the cache. Caching mechanisms sometimes get hung or maybe you Read More >