SSH provides a significantly more secure way of updating WordPress files and plugins or performing new plugin installations. Here, I explain how to enable WordPress to use SSH for all updates and installations.
Here I explain the second method to speed up your WordPress site using Amazon’s CDN. To get background information on the process described here, please read my previous post: Speed Up WordPress With Amazon S3 And Cloudfront (Part 1).
With just a bit of extra effort, you could get significant page speed improvements on your WordPress website by using Amazon’s Content Delivery Network (CDN). This is because Amazon has robust servers all over the world that can serve your content much faster than the single shared hosting server that your WordPress site is most likely installed on.
A favicon (favorites icon) is a small image (usually a 16 x 16 icon) that sits besides the title of your webpage as shown in a browser tab. Favicons are a must for any proper and complete website because they are used by browsers in lots of places (like tabs and bookmarks) and they help your returning users to easily identify your website visually.