General WordPress questions

How to Utilize Google’s Free SMTP Server to Send Emails

SMTP (simple mail transfer protocol) is an electronic standard for email transmission. When you receive an email in your inbox, most likely it is being sent …

What is a Pingback?

What is a Pingback? In a previous knowledgebase article we discussed trackbacks. Today we want to talk about pingbacks, which are slightly different, even though both …

WordPress Get Post ID

There will come a time while using WordPress that you might need to get the Post ID, either for a plugin or perhaps you are a …

How to Combine External CSS in WordPress

Seeing the “combine external CSS” warning in Pingdom, GTmetrix, or Google PageSpeed Insights? You are not alone, as this is a very common error for many WordPress …

How to Fix “Parallelize Downloads Across Hostnames” Warning

Seeing the “parallelize downloads across hostnames” warning in Pingdom, GTmetrix, or Google PageSpeed Insights? This is because web browsers are limited to the number of concurrent connections …

How to Fix “Serve Static Content From a Cookieless Domain” Warning

Seeing the “serve static content from a cookieless domain” warning in Pingdom, GTmetrix, or Google PageSpeed Insights? Generally, when you are serving content such as images, JavaScript, …

How to Install WordPress Plugins

Installing WordPress plugins might seem trivial to some, but we want to cover all the different ways you can go about doing this. This includes easy ways …

How to Disable Embeds in WordPress

No optimization is ever too small when it comes to web performance. Over time a lot of these little tricks and optimizations can start shaving off …

How to Disable Emojis in WordPress

There are a lot of web performance optimizations and tweaks you can do to make your WordPress site load faster.  One easy optimization is to disable emojis …

How to Remove Query Strings From Static Resources in WordPress

When it comes to WordPress performance, this question comes up quite a bit, and that is how to remove query strings from static resources. Your CSS and …

How to Setup WordPress Multisite Domain Mapping

Multisite is a great way to manage all your WordPress sites from a single installation. However, a very common issue that WordPress multisite administrators face is how …

How to Change Your WordPress Login URL

Changing your WordPress login URL can be a quick way to drastically decrease the number of bad login attempts to your website. By default your WordPress site’s …