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How to contact support at Cachoid

You can reach support, billing, or sales directly from Warp at https://warp.cachoid.com/tickets The support link is available on Warp via the drop down menu at the top right of your screen.  

API snippets

This article will get you up and running with the API as quickly as possible. The Cachoid API allows you to perform a VCL upload and download, cache purge, cache enable or disable, and TLS certificate upload, and more. Without further ado let’s dive in head on! First Things First! Head out to your Profile […]

In-app contextual search that helps you find what you need

The Cachoid control panel, dubbed Warp, comes with a search bar at the very top. You can search for full or partial keywords like part of your domain name and other attributes. And it will list existing services and corresponding settings that match the keywords including billing. This is handy when you’re in a rush […]

Github.io Cachoid hosting

Our ultimate mission is to make Websites pull faster. While free services like github.io are awesome and very convenient, we think that they could use some oomph! And this where Cachoid comes in. We pre-stick everything we serve to your end visitors in memory and with some other magic make sure all of it zips through […]

From Signup to Go Live! A step by step guide to getting up and running quickly

Note: In our continuous quest to make Cachoid better, we introduce new changes, improvements, and new features almost every day. It’s likely that the GUI elements you see in screen shots on this page look slightly different than those you see in Warp (the Cachoid control panel). Hopefully this doesn’t throw you off. But if […]

Why Cachoid? What’s in it for you?

To cut to the chase, this is what Cachoid gets you out of the box. “As part of that effort, today we’re including a new signal in our search ranking algorithms: site speed.” — Google Search Quality Team Page and File Speed! A fast page-loading site! Your pages, not just files, are cached for maximal speed. In […]

How to do more on your cachoid with less

Right from the onset, and as part of our soul searching, we realized that being helpful and offering very affordable plans had to be an actionable item and intertwined with our goal of making Website pull faster. This shows in the breadth of plans we offer. But if that isn’t enough, here’s a list of recommendations […]

Amazon S3 as a backend to your Cachoid

With Cachoid, you can set your AWS S3 website bucket as a backend “server” so Varnish can memory-cache assets while serving the content via an actual domain of your choice (ex: www.cachoid.com). You can also set an index.html file (or any index file name of your choice) to mimick the behavior of a website.  In […]

Access logs

Your cachoid’s access logs are periodically collected, stored, and shipped once a day or when the size of the logs exceeds 200MB.   They’re stored in a private bucket in S3 and are made available for you to download (or delete) from the Stats page. You are also given the option to completely disable access […]

How to deploy your own VCL to your cachoid

With Cachoid you have the option to load your own VCL. This option is available by: Click on your cachoid then from the cog drop down, click on Cache On the next page, select the root subpage (/) and click on the App button like so:   And on the next page again, set the […]

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