Varnish

Overview

Varnish is a Web Application Accelerator which is used to Cache Static Content such as Images, CSS and HTML. It is used to increase the Performance of High Traffic Websites.

How do I enable Varnish?

Follow the steps below to enable Varnish for your website:

Step 1: Login to the cPanel of the domain name for which you wish to enable Varnish.

Step 2: Enable Varnish.

  • Click on Manage Varnish under the Web Accelerator section.

  • Click on Enable Varnish.

  • Click on Confirm Action.

How do I purge the Varnish cache?

You can purge the cache by clicking on Purge Cache under Action next to any domain.

How do I disable Varnish?

Follow the steps below to disable Varnish for your website:

Step 1: Login to the cPanel of the domain name for which you wish to disable Varnish.

Step 2: Disable Varnish.

  • Click on Manage Varnish under the Web Accelerator section.

  • Click on Disable Varnish.

  • Click on Confirm Action.

Note

  • Varnish is currently available only on the Shared Linux hosting servers based in the US.

  • Websites requiring dynamic content might not display correct content when Varnish is enabled.

  • Sites running on https will not be served by Varnish.

  • Analytics and logs of websites with Varnish enabled may not show complete data.

  • Changes made to the website might not show up till cache has been manually purged or stored cache on the server expires.

  • The default cache expiry for Varnish is 15 minutes.

  • If your website does not work as intended, it’s recommended that you immediately disable Varnish for the affected domain name.