A Content Delivery Network (CDN) can help your websites load more quickly while decreasing the load on your own server. But how do you know which type of CDN service will work best for you?
As odd as it may sound, the manner in which you link on a web page can unnecessarily increase load on your server. If you are experiencing server load, reviewing your sites for these linking practices could help.
This is part 4 in an ongoing series on WordPress. Please see Part 1: WordPress Tutorial 1: Installation Setup and Part 2: WordPress Tutorial 2: Terminology and Part 3: WordPress Tutorial 3: How to Install a New Plugin, Theme, or Widget.
Now that you have WordPress installed, understand the interface, and know how to install new parts, let’s take a look at our recommended plugins.
Apache by default logs data directly to log files. While this isn’t a bad thing, it is not your only option. Both Apache 1.x and Apache 2.x bring with them the option of enabling something called “Piped Logging”, though cPanel will only allow you to enable it for version 2.x.
A lot of people think creating a new web site with a brand new domain name takes a lot of work and time. While this can be true in some cases, it is entirely possible to have a completely new site up and handling traffic in 20 minutes, possibly less.
Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up database-heavy sites, but can be used to stores objects of any kind.
The default Apache settings that cPanel sets upon install are definitely something that can be improved on. With a few small tweaks, the efficiency with which Apache runs with can be greatly improved.
Please noted: This article assumes that you are using a Linux server running Apache and cPanel or Plesk, and that you are familiar with editing files from the command line.