How to Move WordPress Website to HTTPS the Right Way Easily

You are a website owner and it's likely that you did not care much about getting SSL and moving your website to HTTPS. But starting from October 2017 Google Chrome indicates non-HTTPS web pages as not secure the following way:My tutorial (including video) will help you to get rid of this warning by moving your WordPress site to HTTPS easily and avoiding pitfalls. With this article even … [Read more...]

Is your host well-protected from DDOS attacks? And your website?

I'll cut it to the chase from the very beginning: no host can be protected from DDoS attacks very well. But some hosts are DDoS-protected better than others. In this article I'll explain you why. And I'll tell you what you can do to protect your online property from DDoS attacks without paying more than you need. If your website or application is currently under a DDoS attack or you want to … [Read more...]

Highlighted Areas With Links on Responsive Image for Free (SVG, WP)

IntroIn this tutorial you will learn how to make interactive highlighted areas that you can click on in your image and make this image responsive in WordPress. Easy and for free.An area gets highlighted when you move your mouse over the area. Here's an example of the result (this SVG depicts some popular in-depth articles on my website):Move your mouse over the areas in the … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Slow Redirect Plugin Or How To Make Affiliate Links Faster (Tutorial)

In this tutorial I'll show you how to make your affiliate links work much faster. It's extremely useful if you use a redirect plugin or an affiliate link management plugin which started to work very slowly for you (this was exactly my case). IntroOne day I found out that my affiliate links started working very slowly. Visitors clicked my affiliate links, and it took tens of … [Read more...]