Most WordPress sites likely run Akismet, which comes bundled with every new copy. What they probably don’t know is that, over time, Akismet will cause your wp_commentmeta table to balloon in size. Use wp db size –tables to see the size of all tables: $ wp db size –tables +———————–+——–+ | Name | Size | […]
Some qualifying questions you can use to determine why your site is going down.
Performance is a feature: speeding up Fusion.net. I ♥️ responsive images. Great summary from Toy and Than about the pragmatic steps we took to improve perceived performance.
joehoyle/Time-Stack. Pretty awesome and dead-simple to use profiler for WordPress. Requires a persistent object cache, but that’s about it.
Why you should use Nginx over Apache. (via Al Shaw)
This evening I (almost) normalized every possible variant of shitty markup entered by copy and paste online editors into 35,000 articles over the last eight years.
Quick set of notes from Frederick Townes’ 4:15 pm session at WordCamp Boston.
Quick set of notes from Aaron Holmes’s 2:45 pm session at WordCamp Boston.
This is suspicious.
How we provide real user monitoring: A quick technical review. My favorite stack monitoring application just got 10x better. In addition to tracking application and database response times, New Relic now also measures what the user experiences in their browser. Wicked.