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Automatically Upgrade


You can have this plugin upgrade automatically any time a new version is available. This saves you the effort of having to manually execute an update. If this option is enabled, your site will get LSCWP updates within a few hours of the new versions going live in the WordPress Plugin Directory. This delay is intentional, as it gives us time to make sure that there are no serious problems with the update.

Automatic Upgrade only works if you have WP-Cron enabled. (WP-Cron is enabled in WordPress by default, so if you don't know whether it's enabled on your site, it probably is.)


This setting is moved to the Network Admin screen when used with a multisite network

Domain Key

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A domain key is necessary if you want to use services. These services include Image Optimization, Critical CSS Generation (CCSS), Low Quality Image Placeholder Generation (LQIP), and Content Delivery Network (CDN) services.


For online services to work correctly, you must whitelist all server IPs to ensure open communication. Before generating a domain key, please verify all IPs on this list are whitelisted.

Press the Request Domain Key button to create your domain API key for the first time. Once the request is approved then your domain will be able to use most of the services as an anonymous user.

Press the Link to button after that if you want to get your account setup for this domain so you will be able to access the Dashboard & use the CDN.

With the Dashboard you can:

  • See detailed usage, statistics & even errors for all services
  • Have the ability to increase the quota limits with credits
  • Setup & manage all CDN options
  • Easily open a support ticket
  • Manage multiple domains in one place

You don't need to press Refresh Domain Key unless:

  • Your server was migrated to a different type
  • You enabled LSCache and/or set up cache root at virtual host level to fix an issue detecting the proper tier

Now if a CDN or other reverse proxy is causing issues detecting this server's IP address (used for direct communication with the servers), it can be manually updated under Settings of the dashboard also.



Turn this option ON to see optional plugin announcements and notifications. This includes hotfixes, new releases, available beta versions, and promotions.


This setting does not impact status messages which provide information regarding plugin functions.

Use Primary Site Configuration


Turn this option ON to use the primary site's configuration for all subsites. This will disable the ability to make changes to most of the settings pages on all subsites.


This setting is only shown on the Network Admin screen when used with a multisite network

Last update: June 15, 2020