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In the past I’ve written about WPCDN.com and how WPVerse uses their service. I recently needed to make some changes to my account and since I was never aware of a self service control panel, I wrote to WPCDN but didn’t […]

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We love it when we find a new site filled with great WordPress tips and tricks – so we were really excited today when we stumbled on Themesforge.com.

It’s filled with great posts on WordPress themes and […]

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Misc. Updates

On May 25, 2011 By

You may have noticed that we haven’t updated the site in a while. Why? Because we’ve been working on a lot of WordPress projects for clients. In the meanwhile, here are some updates based on our previous posts.

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After the widely covered DDoS attack on WordPress.com hosted blogs and Automattic’s efforts to thwart it; Matt Mullenweg in email to customers (and blog post), reveals the computing power behind WP.com’s infrastructure, “for WP.com we’re now at 8,921 CPU cores across 2,475 physical processors, […]

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One of our readers asked us a great question on Twitter, “could they host their site on a CDN (Content Delivery Network)?” Our answer: yes and no, a CDN’s main purpose is deliver static content (images, CSS, Javascript, and ZIP […]

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Here’s a quick round up of our experiences with four different web hosting providers. Two of them are more well known providers where as the other two are lesser known but we were intrigued by some of their features.

We’re also including […]

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In the past few months, I’ve been obsessed almost daily with speeding up my litany of WordPress sites. Having relevant, well written content plus a fast site is a way to get readers to keep coming back and search engines now take content plus speed […]

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One of the best ways to get new visitors to your website and to keep them coming back is to make sure your site loads up quickly. Most experts recommend having your home page load in about 2-3 seconds. […]

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W3 Total Cache: Tips

On December 11, 2010 By

We’ve mentioned W3 Total Cache before as one of our favorites WP plugins and no doubt it has a ton of options. One of the most confusing things is the “preview” mode. Once you’ve setup the configuration including enabling and disabling modules, how does one get […]

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Here’s sort of a part 2 to our previous “Speed up your WordPress site” post. Admittedly, it’s not quite your own CDN (Content Delivery Network) but the idea is similar: automatically copy data to other virtual server URLs so your page data can […]

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