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How To Set Up Varnish & Object Cache Optimizations for High-Traffic WordPress Website?

Hi developers,

I want to move my site from Cloudways to DigitalOcean. Cloudways is too expensive for small businesses and I can’t afford it now.

I saw several YouTube videos regarding manual installation of WordPress and I understood that process. But, the main thing I can’t understand was how to install or set up varnish and object cache on DigitalOcean Servers. The Varnish and Object cache are powerful systems to enhance speed and I really need it very much.

I don’t know much about coding. Is there any blog or how-to guide for the whole process.

It will be easy for me to set up server on DigitalOcean and save my money after shifting my site to it.

Otherwise I need to be with Cloudways and pay them double charges for the same servers.


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Bobby Iliev
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December 20, 2022

Hi there,

You can actually follow the steps from the CloudWays blog on how to set up Varnish and WordPress:

https://www.cloudways.com/blog/configure-varnish-cache/

The tutorial is very good and covers each step in details. That way you will know that your new server at DigitalOcean is configured in the same way as the on that you have with CloudWays!

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby