Protect Magento search security from malicious scanning


by Danila Vershinin, July 20, 2016

Tighten up Magento 1.x search security using a few lines of Nginx configuration.

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Top Performance Bottlenecks


by Danila Vershinin, July 17, 2016

Is your website slow? Here’s a list of things to check. Reason and solution format. It’s slow because of your SSL It happens primarily on low end VPS boxes where CPU can’t handle strong ciphers well. You don’t have to sacrifice performance for security, but you can make use of secure ciphers which are faster, […]

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Cheating YSlow


by Danila Vershinin, July 16, 2016

Sanity check: are you into performance scores only or real website performance is your thing?

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Magento 2 Nginx Config for SSL termination & Varnish


by Danila Vershinin, July 15, 2016

This configuration fixes some errors in Nginx configuration for Varnish that is shipped by Magento 2 team. To use it, place the file into /etc/nginx/sites-available/ and make sure to replace example.com with your own store domain. Take note of suggestions specified as comments in the file and make appropriate action.

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Varnish Virtual Hosts. The Right Way


by Danila Vershinin, July 11, 2016

Manage Varnish virtual hosts in a clutter-free way by leveraging include files

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Redis Configuration for Magento 1.9.x


by Danila Vershinin, July 10, 2016

Easily configure Redis cache for session storage and general cache storage with Magento 1.9.x

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Magento 1.9 Performance Checklist


by Danila Vershinin, July 1, 2016

Magento 1.9 performance checklist describes all the steps you need to take for a fast and well maintained Magento store.

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Magento Multistore Apache: SetEnvIf doesn’t work as expected (prepends REDIRECT_)


by Danila Vershinin,

Solution to problem setting up multiple Magento stores using .htaccess

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Varnish and JetPack: “Error 503 Backend fetch failed” in WordPress


by Danila Vershinin, June 24, 2016

Varnish and Jetpack in Wordpress may be tricky to setup properly, but it doesn’t need to be that way. Let’s tune things up and make things happen to work well together 🙂

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Magento WordPress Multisite Nginx Integration by Fishpig


by Danila Vershinin, June 23, 2016

Boost your multiple store Magento shop SEO by adding Wordpress blogs to it and integrate these nicely

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