Category Archives for "Performance"

WordPress optimisation checklist #3: use PHP 7

WordPress Speed Checklist Use PHP7_title

WordPRess Optimisation checklist #3: Use PHP 7​ One of the best ways to speed up your WordPress website … use PHP 7!Recently I cut the average load time of a website in half (from 12 seconds to 5 seconds) by making one single change!  That change was to use PHP 7 instead of PHP 5.6. If you’ve […]

  • by Seán
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  • October 30, 2018

Here’s the real reason you need website maintenance!

 Photo by Victor Garcia on Unsplash   Do you want to know the real reason your website is not as safe or as fast as it could be? It’s the real reason you need website maintenance. And it has nothing to do with technology, knowledge or content.   It’s the same reason my garden isn’t the best garden in my neighbourhood, although […]

  • by Seán
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  • October 23, 2018

Introduction to WordPress caching for beginners

Beginners Introduction to WordPress caching

Introduction to WordPRess caching A beginner’s introduction to WordPress caching The best introduction to WordPress caching I’ve ever heard goes something like this:   Me: “What’s 1,234,567 divided by 9,721?”   You: “Er, no idea …”   At this point you take out a phone or calculator and work out the answer.   You: “It’s […]