No doubt WordPress is the best blogging platform and it is the ultimate choice for millions of blog owners. But what will you do if you lost your website database due to certain type of server errors, attacks from hackers or due to your own mistakes. All of your efforts will be gone in vain if you don’t have a database backup mechanism. So you need to optimize your databases and should have something in place that could store automatic backups of your website contents and files. But good thing about WordPress is that there are plugins available for almost every task and same thing applies to WordPress Database backups and optimization. Here is the list of best WordPress backup plugins you can try on your blog: 1. WP DB-Manager This plugin is developed by GamerZ and is the most popular Database plugin for WordPress blogs. You can use WP-DB Manager Plugin for optimizing, repairing, backup scheduling and for deletion of old database backup files. Best thing about this WordPress … [Read more...] about 5 Best WordPress Backup Plugins List
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We all know, loading of a website matters a lot for great user-experience, and for search engine ranking. There are many CDN network (MAXCDN, Cloudflare), which will let you setup content delivery network, and speed up loading time of your website. Though, we can’t achieve CDN like feature, with our own hosting, but we can speed up our blog by loading images from sub-domain. You can also use sub-domain to server static files (CSS, JS) and other files. By using your sub-domain for serving images, you are enabling parallel download. This will help in improving page performance, and loading time. Many high traffic websites are using CDN or sub-domain to divide the load from main domain. For other tips to improve page performance, you can read this handy guide from Sixrevisions. In self hosted WordPress websites, the uploaded images and media files are stored to the /wp-content/uploads folder location. Anyone, can add a sub-domain like img.yoursite.com (specified for image uploading … [Read more...] about How to Redirect WordPress Images to Sub-Domain for Faster Loading
You got a growing blog? Is your server not powerful enough to support it anymore? Is it getting slower every day? Have you tried to do everything you can like minifying your scripts, adding css sprites and even caching your site? Did they work? Right now you might be out of tricks and thinking about moving to another server. But, there’s another trick you can use… Why not host the static part of your website in a Content Delivery Network (CDN)? It will not only take some of the load off your server, but it will also give a performance boost to your site! A CDN will allow you to store your data in several servers distributed around the world so if some one tries to access your site, the content which you have uploaded to the CDN will be served from the nearest server! If that data is located in your server, every client have to go to that server to access your data, some may be close but others might be at the other end of the world. So, a CDN can save a lot of time by … [Read more...] about How To Boost Your WordPress Blog With Rackspace Cloud Files!
Apart from being the most popular and widely supported content management system on the planet, one of the biggest draws of WordPress is its almost limitless customizability. In this post, we run through 30 WordPress plugins that we have either used or continue to use and can personally vouch for. These plugins will help you with speeding up your website, making it more secure, adding functionality, and just making it more beautiful. 1. Akismet Fight spam like a boss. Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet Web service to see if they look like spam or not and lets you review the spam it catches under your blog’s “Comments” admin screen. It’s completely automated and facilitates easier moderation. URLs are shown in the comment body to reveal hidden or misleading links and moderators can see the number of approved comments for each user. A discard outright blocks the worst spam, saving you disk space and speeding up your site. Oh, and it’s free for … [Read more...] about 30 WordPress Plugins to Make Your Site Better, Faster, Stronger
Do you know that slow loading pages are bad for search engine ranking? Page loading is an official search engine ranking factor, and if your pages are not loading within 3 seconds, you need to work on it right away. You need to take care of loading time on the desktop as well as mobile. Along with taking care of basic requirements such as good hosting company, cache integration & few others, Content Delivery Network (CDN) plays a great role in speeding up your WordPress site. In case you have missed it, Harsh has already written a great piece about what CDN is and why you should use it. If you are completely new to CDN, you should read that post first. Also, check out: Seven quick tips to speed up your Website load time Does Website load time matters for SEO? Learn how to improve 2 Awesome free site to check your blog loading time Got back? Great. Now that you know why you should use a CDN service let’s see which CDN service providers are the best options for WordPress. In … [Read more...] about 6 Best CDN Providers for WordPress in 2017