Find out which WordPress Database Options Belong to Plugins

This post will show you how to identify which WordPress plugin options in the wp_options table belong to a specific plugin. Normally developers will search in the wp_options table manually with phpMyAdmin or Adminer (WordPress plugin version) but this can often be very tedious as you have to paginate though sometimes hundreds of pages! When … Learn more…

How to Transfer + Clean WPEngine Backup Zip for Local Installation

If you have ever tried to do some tests on a local installation with a WordPress site hosted on WPEngine you may have found that it doesn’t always work right out of the box. Sometimes you just need to use XDebug with PHPStorm in a local troubleshooting environment to efficiently debug a site so a local … Learn more…

Using WP-CLI wp profile to Diagnose WordPress Performance Issues

Daniel really pulled out all the stops when he created the wp profile command – kind of like a New Relic alternative (see this great Kinsta post about using New Relic) it can help pinpoint which components are slowing your WordPress site down. Originally available from runcommand as a premium package, it is now free on … Learn more…