How to Optimize Your WordPress Blog for Performance

WordPress is an excellent blogging/news website platform as a whole, but has been criticized for being a bit of a performance dog. One of my websites which is powered by WordPress receives between 100,000 and 200,000 unique visitors a month. I’ve gotten a few nasty emails from the two hosts that I’ve had the site on during the last year for taking … [Read more...]

Make A Quick & Easy Testing Environment for Joomla, Magento, WordPress and Other Open Source Web-Applications

Earlier this week, I wrote up a tutorial about how to make a testing environment for Joomla on the windows platform. I went through the instructions of setting up WAMP, making the database, and installing and configuring Joomla. It turns out there's a much easier way to create a testing environment for Joomla, Magento, MySQL, Lamp, Moodle, … [Read more...]

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Your WordPress Blog or Website

WordPress is without a doubt the most popular blogging platform on the web. It's easy to use, relatively secure, very extensible and best of all free. Unfortunately, it's not optimized for search engines terribly well out of the box. The URLs that it generates don't have any keywords in them. There's no way to customize titles and meta-data on a … [Read more...]