MonsterInsights Plugin Uninstall Database Cleanup with(out) WP-CLI

A number of WordPress plugins are notorious for not removing data after the plugin has been uninstalled – MonsterInsights is no exception. This can bloat the options database table. If you installed a couple of plugins to test on a site, then removed them, this can all lead to the options table growing or custom … Learn more…

Using WP-CLI to Troubleshoot Frontend WordPress Plugin and Theme Conflicts

The potential time savings for troubleshooting WordPress with WP-CLI can be incredible. Many of us have had to go through the plugin deactivation dance to isolate a conflict with a plugin and/or theme in WooCommerce or WordPress. This is an incredibly tedious task if you only use the wp-admin dashboard to deactivate each plugin one … Learn more…

One hop http to https Redirects in Cloudflare for www or non-www

Performance is often about not doing unnecessary things and redirects are no exception! When running speed tests on gtmetrix, pingdom or webpagetest, you may see warnings about unnecessary redirects especially if you have migrated from http to https or have changed your domain from non-www to www. This guide has Cloudflare users covered to make … Learn more…

How to Batch Zip Backup + Install WordPress Plugins with WP-CLI

During WordPress performance troubleshooting or malware investigation, you will often want to disable all of the plugins at some stage of your process. You may also want to back up all of the WordPress plugins as separate zip files for safekeeping just in case you lose track during the troubleshooting process.Re-installing all of the plugins … Learn more…