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How to set up Smart Serve CDN for your WordPress site

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1) Log in to your WordPress site.

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2) Select ‘Plugins’ from the left-hand menu bar and click ‘Add New’ from the drop-down menu.

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3) Type ‘W3 Total Cache’ into the plugins search bar and press enter.

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4) Under ‘W3 Total Cache’ in the search result, click ‘Install Now’.

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5) Once the plugin has installed, click ‘Activate Plugin’.

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6) Click ‘Performance’ in the Plugins menu.

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7) Head to ‘General Settings’ on the menu bar, scroll down to the CDN section and tick the ‘Enable’ box. You’ll also need to select the CDN Type, which is ‘Generic Mirror’ for Nublue CDN. Next, click ‘Save all settings’.

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8) Now you’ll need to configure your Smart Serve CDN package. You’ll see the message ‘A configuration issue prevents CDN from working’. Click on ‘Specify it here’.

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9) In the configuration window, enter your CNAME record.

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10) Here you can add multiple CDN resources if you need to. Once you’re done, click ‘Save all settings’.

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11) To enable your Smart Serve CDN, return to ‘General Settings’ in the left menu. Scroll down to the CDN section and click ‘Save all settings’.

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12) And you’re done! You have now set up Smart Serve CDN for your WordPress site.

 

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