Tag: performance

  • “Nulled” WP Rocket when I got the original?!

    Now here’s what happened to me last night. Follow me closely, as this will explain why you might get a very specific error message upon activating the plugin on staging or production environment one day, that would imply you have a nulled unlicensed plugin. I installed my original licensed WP Rocket on my local development […]

  • MainWP advanced uptime monitor extension overview

    MainWP advanced uptime monitor extension overview. What it is, what you need in order to use it and what you can do with it.

  • Bad session handling can lead to performance issues

    The reason is shortly explained in the PHP documentation for session_start() function here: http://php.net/manual/en/function.session-start.php#110649 Furthermore, you can read about it in the session_write_close() function reference page. How we found this? We had slow loading of some admin pages (Plugins, All Pages) in WordPress and every time P3 Profiler was pointing to a different plugin, but […]

  • Monitoring slow queries in MySQL

    Resources on WordPress Monitoring slow queries in MySQL

    If you are in doubt that some really slow queries are taking place on your server and they put you on too much load, then use this change in the configuration file to enable logging of slow queries: The config files usually is /etc/mysql/my.cnf. Uncomment these: slow-query-log = 1 slow-query-log-file = /var/log/mysql/mysql-slow.log long_query_time = 1 […]

  • Prevent hotlinking on your media files

    Whenever you want to ban/prevent hotlinking your media files and protect your server’s resources and bandwidth you may use the following snippet in the .htaccess file of your main directory of your site. [crayon-650f8e0cdcff3601160160/] Just replace YOURSITE.YOURDOMAIN with your site and at the fourth row of the actual code (don’t mind the # comment line) […]

  • Cache meta tags in the header


  • [FORMATTING NEEDED] Advice on improving performance of a media site

    Building reader-base and building a brand online: • Daily interaction with fans in facebook; • Facebook – Discussions in “Recent posts by others on The Sofia Globe”; • Facebook – Polls and asking for opinions; • Facebook – publishing photos with links to news from the site; • Facebook fanbox in site – upper position […]