Cache AJAX GET Requests with Cloudflare and Varnish

AJAX requests are typically used to provide dynamic content on WordPress sites and bypass cache. I have already shown how to Cache AJAX requests with Varnish to bypass PHP and MySQL for AJAX processing by storing the cache in Varnish. In my quest for maximum performance I also experimented with Cloudflare page caching for WordPress. This guide … Learn more…

Cloudflare Cache WordPress Posts and Pages Guide

Cloudflare helps speed up WordPress and WooCommerce sites all around the world. Powered by more than 100 datacenters globally, Cloudflare’s CDN and security is a great addition to any web site. By default Cloudflare will cache a lot of your static assets which help decrease load times. If you want to speed your site up even … Learn more…

Install Solr on Ubuntu 14.04 for Faster WordPress Search

WordPress and WooCommerce both have performance issues with their database structure. Installing Solr on Ubuntu 14.04 can make WordPress and WooCommerce search faster by bypassing the MySQL database and using Solr’s lightning fast lucene structure instead. You will need root ssh access to your VPS or dedicated server to complete this tutorial. Install Solr Ubuntu … Learn more…

Install APCu Object Cache for PHP7 for WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04

WordPress object cache is a common way to speed up your site. PHP-APCu on Ubuntu 16.04 can help achieve your goal of supreme WordPress or WooCommerce speed. This guide will show you how to install APCu Object Cache for PHP7 for WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04. There are three installation methods outlined here to best suit … Learn more…