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…

Improving nginx Proxy + Fastcgi Page Caching Skip Cache Reasons

Many nginx users nowadays are enjoying the benefits of server side caching with a reverse proxy cache or fastcgi cache (this is what Kinsta use). I have the pleasure of working with a lot of these server configurations and sometimes you get some undesired caching behavior that you need to debug in the nginx virtual … Learn more…

Clean Jetpack Database Bloat after Uninstalling from WordPress

WordPress plugins typically leave leftover bloat in the database after you remove them. JetPack from Automattic is no different. If you find that JetPack has way more features than you need and want to uninstall it completely, this guide will help you do that by removing the JetPack database values from the wp_options and wp_postmeta … Learn more…