Upgraded my WordPress server to PHP 7
I finally got the time to update PHP on my ubuntu server to PHP 7, my goodness did I find some speed. Before I updated, I tested PHP 7 on my staging environment, you have to be sure that an upgrade does not break any functionality provided with plugins.
Monitoring your WordPress site with New Relic
What are you using to monitor your WordPress site? I’m using New Relic, I been using New Relic for a long time and like it, when my site goes down (happens sometimes) New Relic will send me a notification.
How to disable MySQL strict mode on CodeIgniter
I recently installed a CodeIgniter 3.x application and another PHP application on a new server, I did run into some issues immediately, the apps were broken, it connected to the database. Did not allow me to insert new data, gave me an error, took me some time to figure it out, the issue was that […]
How to test you WordPress site after an upgrade
If you got the white screen after your last upgraded, you may want to read on. I will in this article explain how I go about debugging a site to find out what could cause the issue of a white screen.
Performance testing your WordPress site
You can hire a company to performance test a website, or you can do it yourself, this article will explain how you can do it yourself using Free available tools.
Increasing the WordPress PHP Memory Limit
If you need to change your PHP memory limit due to a plugin that requires higher limits. This is what you need to do.
How to trouble shoot a slow Linux server
Are you find your server is running slowly, how to troubleshot to find out what is causing the problem. Lets start looking at the server, you need to login to your server to run the command top
How to work with RESTful Services in CodeIgniter 3.x
With the new release of CodeIgniter 3.0, one of the powerful add-on features to Codeigniter is the RESTful API server and client libraries. I will explain in this article how I use the Yggdrasil Codeigniter 3.x repo to create a RESTful API for your web applications, and demonstrate how to interact with your own API or other […]
How To Install Varnish + Memcached to improve your WordPress page load speed
When website traffic grows to see an increase in traffic, one of the components that shows stress the fastest is the backend database. If your database is not distributed and configured to handle high loads, it can easily be overwhelmed by a relatively modest increase in traffic. Using the Varnish + Memcached combination I can offload […]
How to speed up page load for your WordPress blog
As part of launching a new WordPress website, you need to do some optimization from the standard installation and give your WordPress improved performance improve page loads. There are a number of ways you can do this, I will in this article take you through the options that are available to you. There might be […]