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6 Ways to speed up your Wordpress blog

6 Ways to speed up your WordPress blog

Speed is incredibly important in the effort to gain more attention for your site or blog. It is well known that the slower the load time of your blog the more people lose interest and look elsewhere. Every second counts in the effort to get people onto your blog in the first place, so it is important that you prioritise… Read more →

Moving to a Content Delivery Network

Moving to a Content Delivery Network

I’ve been tracking my web stats over the last 6 months and have been working hard to optimise the site. Short of spending large sums of money on a virtual server network, I’ve just set up and am now using a Content Delivery Network (CDN). Initially I tried the free WordPress Photon CDN. This is limited to in post and… Read more →

Making Your Own Private Cloud

The Cloud is everywhere these days and you'd be hard pressed not to have noticed the likes of Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive and Ubuntu One pushing free Cloud storage as part of their strategy to get customers. Whilst these are all great services they have their limitations (usually the amount of free storage) and you do have to sign off… Read more →