Automating DNS Propagation Checks with dig on Linux

I do a lot of hosting migrations on Codeable to help WordPress site owners make their site faster. For anybody who has migrated hosts before you know the major bottleneck is DNS and its slow propagation. I usually check DNS records with DNS Checker and it works very well but it requires manual labor. I prefer … Learn more…

Batch Resize Images using Linux Command Line and Imagemagick

Large images means a large page size which means slow WordPress page load times for users. The most common culprit is image size or lack of compression. If you never had any image size restrictions or automatic resizing on your site, it can be extremely convenient to batch resize those images in Linux. This guide … Learn more…

Advanced WordPress Search Replace Database with Linux using sed

When you migrate a WordPress site or WooCommerce store to a new domain you may find some URLs or paths were not updated. Similarly when switching from http to https you may get some mixed content errors, usually this can be fixed by updating the database. Traditionally there are some plugins and scripts that help … Learn more…

WP-CLI WordPress Provision Script for New Installations

I have previously have demonstrated how WP-CLI can be used to batch install plugins. If you are on Cloudways or Siteground then you have WP-CLI access and get easily provision new installations. If you are running wplib box, VVV or something else Vagrant based you likely have WP-CLI as well. Automatically install the following on your local install … Learn more…