Drupal Enterprise 7: Set Your Site's Caching

The following instructions are for websites using the default UMN Drupal Enterprise 7 configuration.

Drupal is highly customizable, and your site may have different steps for completing the task. Additionally, your role in Drupal may not have the proper permissions to complete the task. Contact your site administrator for additional information.

  1. Click Menu in the Administrator toolbar.
  2. Click Configuration in the Menu toolbar.
  3. Click Performance in the Development section.
  4. Adjust the Minimum cache lifetime, if needed.
    • Note: The default setting for Minimum cache lifetime is None. Minimum cache lifetime almost never needs to be adjusted
  5. Adjust the Expiration of cached pages, if needed.
    • Note: The default setting for Expiration of cached pages is 1 day. Expiration of cached pages almost never needs to be adjusted
  6. Click the Cache Expiration tab.
  7. Click Node Expiration in the left-hand menu.
  8. Click the checkboxes next to the options you want in the Node Actions section.
    • Note: Each option is a trigger for cache to update
  9. Click the checkboxes next to the options you want in the What URLs Should Be Expired When Node Action is Triggered section
    • Note: Recommended options include: Node Page and Node reference pages
  10. Click Save configuration
TDX ID
3434