Speed Guides | Wordpress

How To Configure SiteGround’s SG Optimizer Settings (Latest Version 5.6) Including Plugins To Compensate For Lacking Features

You can finally say goodbye to WP Rocket and replace it with SG Optimizer. The SG Optimizer settings now have nearly features from WP Rocket. Since SG Optimizer 5,6, they added heartbeat control, database cleanup, and prefetching external domains. Combined with the 5.0 update, SG Optimizer officially makes WP Rocket obsolete when using SiteGround. A main benefit of…

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The Ideal WP Fastest Cache Settings Including StackPath Or Cloudflare CDN Instructions (2020 With Latest Version 0.9.1.0)

WP Fastest Cache is usually rated the #1 free cache plugin in Facebook polls. I was able to get .5s load times in Pingdom after configuring the WP Fastest Cache settings. They’re easy to setup and have options for both Cloudflare and StackPath’s CDN which can further improve load times (I use StackPath since it’s fast and more reliable)….

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How To Clean Your WordPress Database (And Old Plugin Tables)

As you use WordPress, your WordPress database inevitably gets bloated. To clean your WordPress database, install a plugin like WP-Optimize and use it to remove spam comments, post revisions, auto drafts, transients, pingbacks, trackbacks, and unused tables left behind by old plugins. A cleaner database can make your website and admin significantly faster. In this tutorial, I will be…

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8 Useful Cloudflare Page Rules For WordPress Sites

Looking to add the best Cloudflare page rules for WordPress? Many of these page rules were taken directly from Cloudflare’s Page Rule YouTube tutorial. They can help you save bandwidth, improve security, bypass Cloudflare’s caching where it’s not needed (eg. your admin area), and even prevent spam bots from collecting your email address. You should get familiar with how…

Hosting | Wordpress

GoDaddy WordPress Hosting Review: do I really need to write this?

GoDaddy is the slowest, most insecure, worst WordPress hosting you can possibly choose. Begin rant: They had a 2017ms server response time in tests and were in the top 2 malware hosting networks worldwide. SSL costs $63.99/year unless you use GoDaddy’s Ultimate plan. Their advertised prices only apply if you pay 3 years upfront and their dashboard…

Hosting | Wordpress

Hostinger Review: fake Trustpilot reviews, false impersonation, banned from Facebook Groups, and voting for themselves in polls

I wrote this Hostinger review as a warning. Please, for the love of god, never ever use Hostinger. Hostinger has an army of employees who manipulate people into buying their hosting: posing as customers, writing fake TrustPilot reviews, and voting for themselves in Facebook polls are just a few ways this unethical hosting company gets…