How to setup WordPress with Redis Caching CentOS 7.6

Date posted : 03/05/2019

In this post, we will explain, how to setup WordPress with Redis Caching with simple steps.

1. Install Redis on a CentOS server

yum install redis

Start and enable Redis on system boot:

systemctl start redis.service
systemctl enable redis.service

2. Install Redis PHP extension

yum install php-pecl-redis

Install Redis Caching Plugin in WordPress

WordPress Dashboard >> Go to Plugins > Add new
Search for Redis and install the Redis Object Cache
Go to Plugins again and enable the Redis Object Cache

Go to Settings > Redis and click on Enable Object Cache
The default configuration should work out of the box since the default Redis listening address is and the default listening port is 6379.

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