Tag: plugin

  • WordPress OKC Meetup Tips (August 2015)

    Tonight was our monthly Oklahoma City WordPress Meetup, and although I was almost an hour late (due to family carpooling duties) I still learned about a variety of new WordPress plugins I hadn’t previously encountered. Stephen Bell, the co-founder of the OKC-based web design company Steed Interactive, shared the second presentation of the evening which…

  • Optimize Your Website by Enabling GZIP Compression

    Put your geek hat on for this post. My challenges continue with my web hosting account and my need to optimize it for a large number of connections / lots of traffic so it does not crash when I share a new post via social media like Twitter or Google+. My most recent website/WordPress discovery…

  • Comparing Differences in Website Statistics Between CloudFlare and Google Analytics

    I’m continuing to work with my web host (Site5) to figure out why my VPS (virtual private server) which hosts all my WordPress websites has been crashing pretty regularly. This has been happening the past week¬†with unfortunate frequency when I tweet-out a link to a new blog post. I’ve had different issues with web server…

  • Comparing WordPress Page Caching Options

    If you have a WordPress site that attracts a lot of visitors, it’s critical to¬†install and use a caching plugin. If you don’t and your server has a “spike” of lots of visitors in a short amount of time (a situation social media websites like Twitter can definitely create) you risk your server going down…