Tag Archives: wordpress

Set Up WordPress with Optimal .htaccess Settings

If you are a WordPress user then you probably have met the .htaccess file. The .htaccess file allows you to make configuration changes on a per-directory basis and it is very useful in case you want to enable/disable additional functionality and features for your site. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to set up a basic WordPress site with optimal .htaccess settings on a VPS running Ubuntu 16.04 as an operating system. Update the packages on Ubuntu It is very important to keep all your software up to date, so once you connect to your Linux [ ]


Install WordPress with Varnish and Nginx on Ubuntu

Varnish is a web application accelerator. It redirects the visitors to static pages whenever it is possible. Varnish can be installed and configured to cache the content in front of any HTTP server and it can speed up the delivery up to 300-1000 times. In this tutorial, we will show you how to increase the loading speed of your WordPress site by setting up Varnish in front of Nginx on an Ubuntu 16.04 server. We assume that you already have LEMP stack (Nginx, MySQL, and PHP) and WordPress installed on your Ubuntu 16.04 server. Requirements For this setup to work, [ ]

Install WordPress with Memcached and Nginx on Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we are going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to install WordPress with Memcached and Nginx on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. WordPress is one of the best open-source content management systems written in PHP. Requirements At the time of writing this tutorial, the latest stable version of WordPress is 4.8 and it requires: PHP >= 5.2.4 . Also, using MemCached is highly recommended for better site performance; Nginx or Apache web server; MySQL or MariaDB installed on your Linux VPS. Update the system Make sure your package list and the OS packages are up to date [ ]

How Can I Move My Blog from WordPress.com to My Own Domain?

WordPress is without a doubt one of the best free blogging platforms and services available on the market today. It offers a wide variety of customization options and tools that will allow even those without technical knowledge to get their blog up and running in mere minutes. However, once a blogger uses WordPress’ official site as their blog for a while, he or she will begin to notice the limitations of the free WordPress.com service. The limitations of WordPress.com Firstly, a popular WordPress-hosted blog cannot monetize all the blog traffic as the blog owner desires because the service enforces the [ ]

How to secure WordPress on a Linux VPS

WordPress is by far the most popular tool for creating original websites and blogs. In fact, more than 60 million people use WordPress to run their websites or blogs. Having in mind its popularity, WordPress is a common target of different types of Continue reading

How to upgrade a WordPress website via SSH

Keeping your WordPress installation, plugins and themes up to date is very important. You have to continually update WordPress immediately after a new version is released. The new versions will bring you new features, bug fixes, stability improvements and the Continue reading