Preconnect establishes a connection to a server. This process includes DNS resolution, as well as establishing the TCP connection, and performing the TLS handshake—if a site is served over HTTPS. If a page needs to make connections to many third-party domains, preconnecting them all is counterproductive. The preconnect hint is best used for only the […]
DNS-prefetch is an attempt to resolve domain names before resources get requested. If your website opens connections to many third parties, prefetching those domains can help to reduce latency. The URLs that entered the field will be converted to protocol-relative URLs (//) when adding the hint. DNS Prefetch and Preconnect The difference between dns-prefetch and […]
Sitemap preloading follows the URLs placed in the sitemap and preloads them. Sitemaps generated by Rank Math, Yoast SEO, All-in-one-SEO Pack, and SEOPress are detected and they preload automatically when the option has enabled. If you are using different plugins, you can enter the sitemap URLs. Sitemap preloading is available on PoweredCache Premium only.
Preloading will visit pages based on the settings and generate cache, just like any other visitor to the site. How does it work? Preloading works as the background process and it can be triggered on following events: Click “Preload Cache” item on the admin bar (Powered Cache -> Preload Cache) Purge page cache. When an […]