As Full As Possible List of EIG Companies and Brands With Details (Beware EIG Hosting!)

Moderators of Wikipedia decided that Endurance International Group (EIG)'s page should NOT contain the list of the brands (including hosting) that EIG owns. So they edited the wiki page and removed the list of EIG hosting companies and other EIG brands. Although the wiki page did not contain the full list of hosting providers owned by Endurance International Group, I've fixed it my way - I've put … [Read more...]

How to Configure W3 Total Cache. Easier Than You Think. Settings Explained

Intro Many users think that configuring W3 Total Cache plugin is hard because there are a lot of settings that they do not understand. In this tutorial I want to explain the settings and show you how to configure this plugin easily.W3 Total Cache is a powerful, flexible and free caching plugin for WordPress. But it allows not only optimizing your website caching, but also … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – June 2017 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: The Middles Go On)

Here's the 17th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for June 2017! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you you the results below. In general, this contest's result can be featured as "The middle pricing category hosts go on on showing great results".By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts … [Read more...]

How to Migrate a Big Website to a New Domain or Subdomain for Free for Testing (the Easiest Way)

I'd like to show you how to copy or migrate bigger WordPress sites (more than 500 MB and very likely more than several GB). This method is easy and free. It's great for creating testing copies of your big websites. This method in its core includes using All-in-One WP Migration plugin (a free version) and manually copying media files ('uploads' folder).Also in this article I compare my … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – May 2017 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: The Solid Middles)

Here's the 16th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for May 2017! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you you the results below. In general, this contest's result can be featured as "The middle pricing category hosts are solid".By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here.All monitored hosts … [Read more...]

How To Optimize Images: The Strategy To Make Your Site Faster For Free (52 Tests)

Image optimization is one of the simplest and efficient things you can do to make your website faster. And I want to show how you can optimize images. And I'll demonstrate how useful image optimization is in numbers.Also, I'll share with you several practical and very useful tips how you can optimize your new and existing images for free.This is easy and cool :)  Intro and … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – April 2017 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: The Cheap Wins)

Here's the 15th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for April 2017! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you you the results below. In general, this contest's result can be featured as "The cheap hosting wins the contest".By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here.All monitored hosts are … [Read more...]

Display Images Only When You Need Them (Faster Site With Lazy Load. 50 Tests)

I've written this article to show you a practical effectiveness of lazy load optimization using a free WordPress plugin. It allows to significantly cut the page loading time (make your website faster). I've run 50 manual tests to get reliable test data.I also focused on Render Start time and Visual Complete time in my research. These are important metrics for a neat user experience that you'll … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – March 2017 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Two First Places)

Here's the 14th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for March 2017! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you you the results below. In general, this contest's result can be featured as "Two hosts take the first place".By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here.All monitored hosts are … [Read more...]

How to Avoid Plugins or WordPress Update Breaking Your Site

This is a simple but very useful tutorial. I'll show you how you can avoid the situations when installing new plugins or updating your plugins or updating WordPress version breaks your site. This method works perfectly for huge websites too. It's easy and free.It's the best free way I know so far if your hosting does not offer staging environment for you.  IntroAlthough … [Read more...]

One Best Security Plugin For WordPress or Combination of Plugins?

1. Intro Let me assume you are concerned about your website safety or have already been hacked. And you would like to know what is the best security plugin for WordPress out there. You might have heard of some of them and you don't know which one to choose to make your site protected from hackers and malicious bots.I've made a research on WordPress security plugins and solutions and would … [Read more...]

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