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Tips on Speeding Up Your WordPress Site, Part 1

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Despite its lightweight code and easy-to-install framework, WordPress may be muddled by too many cobwebs and convoluted stuff that may drag the time it takes to load a webpage. Page loading time is a very vital currency for any website, whether WordPress-run or not. A few milliseconds of delay could spell the difference between a successfully followed website and an abandoned one.

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Using iptables to whitelist MaxCDN

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If you find MaxCDN is not pulling images, CSS and Javascript from your server, and/or you're getting 503 Bad Gateway error messages when attempting to access content on MaxCDN's servers, this is most likely due to your server's firewall policy preventing MaxCDN's servers from accessing your web site. This can be fixed by entering new iptables rules via SSH.

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What WordPress is Preparing for WordPress 3.8

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WordPress 3.7 is not yet out, but WP developers and users are already discussing the even newer version of the world’s most popular content management system and blogging platform. WordPress 3.8 is estimated to be released in December, and the WP community is closely following the development process. For the first time WordPress is working on two releases simultaneously, even though official development of 3.8 will start only after the release of WordPress 3.7, scheduled for mid-October. As co-founder of WordPress Matt Mullenweg announce in his State of the Word address at WordCamp 2013, version 3.8 will be more experimental and will use an innovative “features-as-plugins” model. So what are the major experiments coming up in the 3.8 release?

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What to Expect from the Upcoming WordPress 3.7

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The WordPress community is anxiously anticipating the new 3.7 version. Less than a week ago WordPress announced the Beta 2 release, and in September unveiled some of the best upcoming features in their Beta 1 release announcement. WordPress 3.7 is arriving any day now, so what should we expect from the new version?

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