SSL Certificates: Should You Install, Yes Or No?
In late 2014, Google announced that websites with SSL support (encryption) would begin receiving a boost in their search results in certain instances. Despite their insistence that less than 1% of global searches would be effected, the announcement resulted in a mad rush for SSL certificates the world over. And while certain “guru” bloggers tried […]
Nginx Server Block For WordPress Websites
Up until a few years ago, installing WordPress on an Nginx server still tended to be a little bit janky. In the early days, many websites were forced to deal with ugly permalink schemes that included the “/index.php/” root in every single link. Even after that hurdle was eliminated, other issues existed such as poor […]
Nginx Configuration, Optimization For WordPress
Nginx is taking over the internet, literally. The top 1000 websites measured by Alexa are nearly all running on Nginx as the days of Apache (with cPanel, usually) server dominance quickly come to an end. The truth about modern web servers like Nginx is that they don’t really need to be “optimized” very much. In […]