Stopping WooCommerce Batch Product Image Regeneration with WP-CLI

Recently I was working on a very large WooCommerce store trying to find out why it was so slow. As part of the troublshooting process I switched themes and then noticed the load on the debugging server went insanely high. After a Google search I learned that WooCommerce will automatically regenerate all product image thumbnails … Learn more…

Install and Use WPScan on Ubuntu 18.04

WPScan is a WordPress vulnerability scanner created in the Ruby language. Sucuri sponsors this project and it is hosted open source on github.  WPScan uses Sucuri’s vulnerability database for WordPress core, plugins and themes it creates a report on your site’s known security vulnerabilities which could be exploited by a hacker or script kiddie. Install … Learn more…

Using Free Tideways XHProf + XHGUI PHP 7.x for WordPress Code Profiling

WordPress performance has become incredibly important these days. Google has devoted an engineering team for WordPress performance development! Knowing which code is slowing your site down can help boost visitor retention and improve conversion rates for WooCommerce. XHProf is an amazing tool that can help you identify bottlenecks in your WordPress code. This took me … Learn more…