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…

Convert WordPress Single Site to Multisite Subsite with WP-CLI and bash

Converting a WordPress single site to a Multisite subsite can really test your patience levels, especially if you are unfamiliar with the multisite structure. Previously I have shown how to convert a Multisite subsite to a single site. This guide walks you through step by step to convert a WordPress single site to a multisite … Learn more…

Check WordPress wp-cron Count with WP-CLI + Monit + Email Alerts

Monit is a very flexible Montiroing tool to help ensure your services are always running. It can be used to send email alerts (guide with Mailgun) when processes crash and automatically restart them. On all the VPS and dedicated servers I set up for my clients on Codeable, I configure Monit for proactive monitoring.wp-cron can … Learn more…

Automatically Delete Expired WordPress Transients using WP-CLI

WordPress plugins and themes can store a lot of temporary data known as transients. By default these transients are stored in the wp_options table and can accumulate rather quickly. Recently on codeable I cleaned a site with 58000 expired transients that were causing the database to crash daily. Due to an idiosyncrasy in WordPress core, … Learn more…