Magento Open Source, 1.9.x

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External Full-Page Cache

Full-page caching can improve response time and reduce the load on the server. Magento Open Source supports the external Send Full Page Cache. To learn more, see Content Caching (Dynamic) on the Zend website.

To enable external caching:

1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration.
2. In the panel on the left, under Advanced, select System.
3. Click to expand the External Full Page Cache Settings section. Then, do the following:
a. Set Enable External Cache to “Yes.”
b. Set External Cache Control to “Zend Full Page Cache.”
4. When complete, click the Save Config button.