For 20 years or so, there has been the debate over whether you should use www or not in your web site’s canonical hostname. So should you use www or not?Read More To www or not to www – Should you use www or not in your domain?
OK, so you might have been at a WordCamp listening to talks or reading a few blog posts and you get that you should really get your WordPress site speed optimized. Starting all over isn’t either tempting nor something you have the time for. Don’t despair, you’ll get a long way by installing 5 plugins.Read More «Slap-on» speed optimization of your WordPress site
Now that you have secured Nginx with HTTPS and enabled SPDY enabled HTTP/2, it’s time to improve both the security and the performance of the server.Read More Optimizing HTTPS on Nginx
TL;DR: Varnish lacks support for SSL and SPDY. Nginx handles it just fine, and has very fast cache with either memcache or disk storage (ramdisk). Both can serve stale cache if your backend is down. But Nginx can not write to the memcache storage directly, it has to be done by the application. Also, Nginx […]Read More Caching: Varnish or Nginx?