One factor determining your Google page rank is site speed. The speed of your site can be impacted depending on how you integrate buttons Facebook, Google+, and Twitter. I’ve been running a really helpful speed profiling tool (free) at Pingdom.com (on… Continue Reading →
If your hosting provider runs Plesk, Sucuri has an important article on it. I don’t know anything about Plesk, but plain text passwords would be my first reason not to use it.
Shared hosting can be great economically, particularly a provider that allows hosting of unlimited domains. I used to think one of the beauties of shared hosting was also that you could have a bizillion sub-domains and WordPress instances for free…. Continue Reading →
The other day I set out to write a post on getting a WordPress instance running on OpenShift. I got sidelined in the confusion of determining the best place to install rhc tools from. I’m trying to be more deliberate… Continue Reading →
I’d encourage anyone who wants to host an application for free and try things out to sign up for an OpenShift account. There’s really nothing to lose. There’s an interesting thread on Hacker News about OpenShift with some people suggesting they’d… Continue Reading →
I have no technical backing for this suggestion except that I’ve seen it work on two different operating systems with the Google Chrome web browser. Accessing my self-hosted WordPress blog to add posts and do site maintenance, page loads were taking… Continue Reading →
I attended WordCamp Portland 2010, a conference about blogging and WordPress. There were two sessions tracks and an unconference track. At a couple of the session times, none of the track offerings looked interesting, but I picked one anyway. Without… Continue Reading →