Install APCu Object Cache for PHP7 for WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04

WordPress object cache is a common way to speed up your site. PHP-APCu on Ubuntu 16.04 can help achieve your goal of supreme WordPress or WooCommerce speed. This guide will show you how to install APCu Object Cache for PHP7 for WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04. There are three installation methods outlined here to best suit … Learn more…

Automatically Back up WordPress to Google Drive WP-CLI Bash Script

Previously I have shown how to upload WordPress backups to Dropbox without a WordPress backup plugin. If your site isn’t that large than Dropbox’s free limit of 2 GB may suit your needs. However, if you have a larger site then Google Drive may be a better option since you get 15 GB of space … Learn more…

Batch Install WordPress Plugins using WP-CLI Bash Script

WP-CLI is an indispensable tool for WordPress power users. Hosts, developers, system administrators probably use WP-CLI every day. It can help you automate tedious tasks like bulk plugin updates for multiple sites. I saw a post on the facebook group Advanced WordPress of a gist that installed a list of plugins in one list. This is … Learn more…

Automatically Back up WordPress to Dropbox with WP-CLI Bash Script

There is a crazy amount of WordPress backup plugins out there. One of my favorites is UpdraftPlus available on the repository for when I have to move sites between shared hosting accounts. When I back up my own sites from my VPS, I replicate the behavior of many plugins: package up the whole site, database … Learn more…

Autoupdate WordPress Site Plugins with WP-CLI Bash Script Cronjob

We all know how important it is to keep your WordPress plugins updated to maintain security and avoid being hacked. A WordPress plugin vulnerability database is maintained by WPScan and can be found here. It is a tedious task to update multiple WordPress installations, some tools exist like ManageWP and InfiniteWP to ease the monotony. … Learn more…