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WordPress Google Cloud Storage – How to Offload Your Media

In a previous tutorial, we showed you how to offload media to Amazon S3. Today we are going to walk you through how to offload media …

How to Use Elasticsearch to Speed Up WordPress Search

Elasticsearch is an open-source full-text search engine. It is used to index data and search that data incredibly quickly. In the context of WordPress, Elasticsearch can …

How to Use Redis as a Persistent Object Cache for WordPress

Redis is an open-source, in-memory data structure store. In the context of WordPress, Redis can be used to store the values generated by WordPress’ native object …

How to Enable the Kinsta CDN on Your WordPress Site

The performance of your WordPress sites has and always will remain one of the top priorities for us. Because of that, we have partnered up with KeyCDN, …

What Are PHP Workers and How Many Do You Need?

When it comes time to choosing a hosting plan, it’s important you pick one that will best match the demands of your WordPress site. For example, …

How to Clean up Your wp_options Table and Autoloaded Data

Today we’re going to take a look at the wp_options table in your WordPress database. This is one area which often gets overlooked when it comes …

How to Optimally Offload PDF, DOCX, MP4, and MP3 Hosting

When it comes to hosting, there will always be limitations, even if they aren’t advertised. There is no such thing as unlimited disk space or unlimited …

How to Fix the “Specify a Cache Validator” Warning

Are you seeing the “Specify a cache validator” warning in Pingdom, GTmetrix, or Google PageSpeed Insights on your WordPress site? This is due to missing HTTP …

How to Enable GZIP Compression in WordPress

To achieve fast load times on your WordPress site, decreasing the size of your pages is crucial. This can mean the difference between a site that …

How to Fix “Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding Header” Warning

Are you seeing the “Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding Header” warning in Pingdom, GTmetrix, or Google PageSpeed Insights on your WordPress site? This is an HTTP header and should …

How to Optimize WordPress Revisions for Faster Performance

Whenever you save a page or post in WordPress it creates a revision. This occurs in both drafts and already published posts that are updated. Revisions can …

MySQL Storage Engine – How to Convert MyISAM to InnoDB

One of biggest reasons that large-scale WordPress sites slow down is because their database hasn’t been optimized. A lot of older sites are still using the MyISAM storage …