For fans of our High Performance WordPress series, you might be interested to see that Mixergy just posted a compelling interview with the founder of the fastest WordPress web host in the west, WP Engine Founder Jason Cohen. In the interview Jason talks with Mixergy about the early days of WP Engine and how the […]
Boom! At long last the eagerly awaited Part 5 of our High Performance WordPress series sees the light of day! For those who have not been following along, a quick primer on the other parts in the series: Part 1 – VPS Setup Part 2 – nginx/mysql setup Part 3 – WordPress setup & tuning
Apologies for the recent downtime folks – I took a trip into the wilderness the past week and had been experimenting with some fine tuning of my varnish/nginx config just before I left. I thought everything was sweet but turns out it wasn’t 🙁 Anyway, everything should now be back to normal. If it’s any
Alrighty folks, if you’ve been following along with the High Performance WordPress post series you will by now have experienced the awesomeness of a WordPress website running on nginx. If you’ve not been following along what are you waiting for? Go check out the following posts first: Part 1 – VPS Setup Part 2 –
Hey folks I’m back with Part Three of the High Performance WordPress guide. If you’ve not done so already, be sure to check out Parts One and Part Two which will take you from a position of having no server to a fully configured VPS machine running the kickass nginx web server and mysql –
So it’s taken much longer to push out Part 2 of the High Performance WordPress post series but it’s back and hopefully won’t have as big a gap for Part 3! Last time in Part 1 we got you as far as selecting a VPS host (still loving Linode!) and your OS selection (Ubuntu 10.10).
Whoa it’s been nearly two weeks since I’ve posted on the blog. I’m up the walls busy at the moment working on developing some new WordPress themes for clients and our first public theme which should see the light of day before the middle of August. More on that a bit later in the month.
Picture the scene. You’ve spent weeks and months working on your WordPress blog, carefully crafting some great blog posts about a subject that’s close to your heart. You’ve found or built a great WordPress theme that does a great job showcasing your content to the world. You’ve checked out countless Top 10 lists telling you
“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” Gandhi* *(and anyone who has ever used Linux) I recently moved the blog over to a pretty cool new server config, the same kind that some of the really big boys like Mashable, WordPress.com, WPengine and PHPFog use. What started off as a simple exercise to tune up my