Install Linux Malware Detect for WordPress on Debian 8 Jessie

Keeping your WordPress sites clean from malware infection is critical. Having an infected WordPress site can impair the user experience and consume unnecessary resources, slowing your site down. Many users will use WordPress plugins for scanning for malware. While this is great for shared hosting users who do not have shell access to their server, … Learn more…

Install + Configure Elasticsearch to Speed up WordPress Search

The default WordPress search uses MySQL which is not search-optimized and can be slow. Elasticsearch is a NoSQL database which uses a lucene structure. The goal of Elasticsearch is to provide search results in real time. ElasticPress is the plugin that integrates WordPress with ElasticSearch to make WordPress searching fast and awesome. It extends WordPress … Learn more…

Auto Whitelist your Dynamic DNS Address for nginx Security

Whitelisting your IP address for login pages on WordPress, WooCommerce or any CMS is one of the best security methods for protection from hackers. Most ISPs use dynamic IP addressing which means your IP address will change from time to time. This poses a convenience problem since you will be denied access to site served by nginx if … Learn more…

How to Configure Memcached to Use Unix Socket Speed Boost

Memcached is a high speed caching system for storing objects in RAM. It works well with WordPress and WooCommerce as an object cache for storing transients so they are not stored in the MySQL database. On WooCommerce particularly object caching can help considerably because of the number of transients used by plugins and orders.Unix sockets operate … Learn more…