Once in a while, you may need to manually change your WordPress siteurl and home links (e.g. when you’re migrating your entire website to a new domain). If not done right, your site may malfunction. Here are the different proper ways to do this.
An SOW is a statement of work document that defines the purpose, goals and requirements for a web development project. With small website projects, you might not create an SOW, but large projects require specific documentation to ensure success. A good SOW can help you avoid disputes and cancelled projects, which usually turn into bad reviews and loss of money for both you and your customers. This article gives you six tips for creating an effective SOW.
Most webmasters know that caching is important for page speed. But not a lot is said about cache warming which is just as important. Here’s how to warm up your site cache by crawling your sitemap using cURL. The code can be run from a Linux Cron job.
An SQL SELECT statement may often return thousands of rows. And when building sites, we usually don’t want to dump all those rows onto a single page (for speed and UX reasons). Instead, we split the results across multiple pages via PAGINATION.
You may need to do redirections on your WordPress site from time to time. While they can be done with PHP or via code tweaks in your .htaccess file, this article explains a simpler and more robust method involving the WordPress Redirection plugin.