CDN for WordPress


by Danila Vershinin, October 5, 2017

CDN for Wordpress. Do you need one? Yes, you do!

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How to Install Varnish Cache 5.2 for Nginx on CentOS 7


by Danila Vershinin, October 4, 2017

How to install Varnish with Nginx on CentOS 7 server

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WordPress Static Files Cookieless Domain with Nginx


by Danila Vershinin, October 3, 2017

Configure cookieless domain for Wordpress static files in nginx

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Troubleshoot memory issues on CentOS 7 web server


by Danila Vershinin, September 29, 2017

Current status of this article is open draft of sorts 🙂 Who knows will understand :p Sometimes I have to deal with alien servers. Those are servers which were initially setup not by me. Of course, I can install things properly and they couldn’t :). So I have to fix and fix whatever they have […]

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Stop Google Analytics SPAM bots and reduce server load


by Danila Vershinin, September 17, 2017

Reduce server load easily by configuring nginx to discard unknown hostnames. Fight those Google Analytics spam bots!

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PHP and HTTP caching


by Danila Vershinin, September 16, 2017

I figure there isn’t much all-in-one information on the subject and this will be a constant draft with my findings. PHP 7 and caching headers PHP itself alters Cache-Control headers only when all conditions are true at the same time during request: session_start() has been called session.cache_limiter has default value of nocache It adds 3 […]

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Why I love Linode


by Danila Vershinin, September 14, 2017

Linode is my provider of choice for the following reasons.

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Fake Speed


by Danila Vershinin, September 12, 2017

My always up-to-date list of optimization fakers out there.

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Nginx: Disable logging of Magento security probes


by Danila Vershinin, August 8, 2017

Disable logging of Magento 1.x security probes in Nginx configuration. Uses map Nginx feature to conditionally log requests to Magento.

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How to Reset WordPress Password


by Danila Vershinin,

How to reset Wordpress password easily. Use either SQL queries in Phpmyadmin or MySQL terminal. Or use the excellent WP-CLI command line utility

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