BoldGrid and W3 Total Cache Join Forces

BoldGrid Joins Forces with W3 Total Cache

WordPress Performance

The BoldGrid team is happy to announce that we’ve joined forces with W3 Total Cache, the powerful Web Optimization Framework trusted by over 1 Million active WordPress websites.

Why W3 Total Cache?

BoldGrid’s mission is to help WordPress users succeed online. From our Inspirations website builder to our Backup and Migration plugin, our suite of WordPress products exists to put you on a path to a successful website. Performance and optimization are a crucial part of that journey.

W3 Total Cache is one of the most popular plugins of all time, with over 17 Million downloads and over three thousand five-star reviews, so it is a natural fit to join the BoldGrid family of products.

Why Performance Matters

Your website’s speed is vital for many reasons. Faster websites rank better on search engines, reduce the load on your hosting, and above all provide a better user experience. This results in longer visits and fewer bounces. W3 Total Cache delivers an unparalleled level of optimization for a wide range of hosting environments and server stacks.

What’s Changing in Total Cache?

W3 Total Cache’s development team and support staff have all been retained, and the free community version of the plugin will have all of the features its users depend on. 

New features are being added to both the free community version as well as the premium version, with a special focus on improving ease-of-use and compatibility. In addition, the codebase has been moved to GitHub so that members of the community can contribute directly to improving the plugin.

You can also view our support articles.

Official Press Release

BoldGrid, an industry leader in building and managing WordPress sites, announced recently that it has joined forces with W3 EDGE, which built one of the top-ranking WordPress web performance optimization plugins, W3 Total Cache (W3TC). As sister brands, their products will now be offered across both brands.

Core members of the Total Cache team, including one of the leaders in the WordPress industry, Frederick Townes will be working closely with the BoldGrid team to continue to add valuable features to the Total Cache product as well as improve user experience and support.

“I’m grateful that W3TC is trusted by millions of publishers, web developers and hosts worldwide for more than a decade for providing superior web performance optimization,” said Frederick Townes, creator of W3 Total Cache. “We are excited to join forces with BoldGrid and look forward to the added value this partnership brings to both BoldGrid and W3TC customers”

Well known in the industry as a robust and advanced caching plugin, W3TC improves user experience on customers’ sites by increasing site performance and reducing load times with features like CDN integration and latest best practices. One of its superior benefits is that it improves search engine result page rankings, especially for mobile-friendly websites and sites that use SSL, often producing at least 10x improvement in overall site performance and improved conversion rates, which affect a site’s rank on Google.

“With the help of W3 Total Cache, users enjoy reduced page load time, increased visitor time on their site and see visitors view more pages during a session,” BoldGrid Development Manager, Brad Markle said, “This improved web server performance allows customers to sustain high traffic periods with up to 80 percent bandwidth savings.”

“Since joining with the awesome team at W3, we have been working to add in some slick new features like Caching Statistics and Lazy Loading,” BoldGrid Product Manager Harry Jackson added. “We are also looking to partner with theme and plugin developers to ensure the widest range of compatibility for the product, and the WordPress Community.”

With BoldGrid and W3TC now operating under the same umbrella as sister brands, WordPress users benefit from the perfect complement of products and services offered by BoldGrid and W3TC.

The community edition of W3TC can be downloaded directly from the WordPress plugin repository at

BoldGrid is happy to answer any questions regarding this new venture.

Contact: Sash Ghosh, BoldGrid Marketing Manager

About BoldGrid: BoldGrid is a collection of plugins, themes and services designed to make building and managing WordPress websites easier. BoldGrid’s robust web design tools allow you to focus on creating beautiful websites, while automated website maintenance tools handle everything else. Start with Inspirations: choosing from 200+ themes with starter content for your industry, and design posts and pages with professionally designed layout blocks and a drag-and-drop editor. Use Crio, a SuperTheme for full control over designing advanced websites. Optimize your site’s performance using Speed Coach and get found on search results with recommendations from Easy SEO. Stage your development sites for free on our Cloud WordPress and keep it all safe with automatic backups.

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