Configure Cavalcade for Scaling WordPress wp-cron to 100+ Jobs

Cron is a scheduled task system that runs on Linux. WordPress has its own version of cron that it calls wp-cron. This is where all of the schedules tasks from WordPress core, plugins and themes store their future jobs to run (WooCommerce uses something called action_scheduler for many of its background processes). Sometimes you do … 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…

Getting Started with RediSearch with WordPress and WooCommerce on Ubuntu

Redis is a key value storage system that can be configured to speed up websites and those running WordPress and WooCommerce. It is typically used as the fast storage system for WordPress and WooCommerce external object cache (using for example this plugin). But Redis has grown and become more versatile! You can actually build modules … Learn more…