Step by step guide on how to set up your own unmanaged server or vps to run as a WordPress Performance server environment. Using this setup you will have the ability to host a large WordPress Multisite set up or numerous single installs.
Not all WordPress users are able to host their blog or website on a private server or VPS and need a way to speed up their websites. There are a few great WordPress caching plugins like WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache.
One of the topics discussed in my WordCamp Houston Presentation, Optimizing For Performance, was putting social media share buttons in an iframe to improve page rendering. I thought it would be helpful to describe in more detail how to accomplish this. Since Facebook already does a pretty good job of putting their widget code in [...]
My topic will be “Optimizing for Performance” - How to make your WordPress Blog Faster and Scalable. The discussion will include tips for installing and configuring the W3 Total Cache plugin and how to take advantage of APC, X-Cache, or eAccelerator opcode caching…