Should you test your new code on live? Probably not. That doesn’t mean there aren’t times when you need to. For those times, do this…
Serve the domain part of a URI based on the domain the client loads your Wordpress site on (ideal for reverse proxies or staging sites).
Route traffic to a failover maintaining the live domain for your visitors if your site can’t be reached or a 50X error is detected.
Use machine learning tools to boost SEO, improve ElasticSearch and help writers concentrate on what they do best… write.
Significantly improve Wordpress performance, particularly wp-admin with Object caching using Redis. Here’s how to set it up in 5 minutes…
Wordpress now has a way to know which instance it’s loading on (ie. dev, staging, prod) and automatically execute code specific to each.
Wordpress cron (wp-cron) works really well. Until it doesn’t. For a small single site blog with relatively low traffic, you don’t need this. But as you scale, or run a Woocommerce store or multisite – this is absolutely worth setting up.
Sick of running WP-CLI commands as root, with –allow-root, then feeling uneasy about your server’s security? Sort it today! (plus 4 other copy/pasties!)
Concerned about exposing your visitor data to third parties like TikTok or the Chinese Communist Party? Here’s what you need to know about Wordpress embeds.
Allow outbound connections through your proxy? Stop themes from installing on core updates? Here’s some neat tricks for Wordpress you may not be aware of.