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  • How to move WordPress website
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    How to (actually) move WordPress to a New Domain (with SSL — without losing SEO)

    How do you move WordPress to a new domain? Moving my WordPress site to a new domain gave me a headache, but I’m sure it was worth it. I mean, check out my shiny new domain name! .dev, isn’t it awesome? If this move doesn’t give me a SEO boost, I don’t know what does. Why did it give me a headache? I wanted to move WordPress using an external domain registrar with 301 redirects, without affecting my Let’s Encrypt SSL-certificates and Google Search Console. And not a tutorial in the world to help me out. Well, I figured it […] More

  • How to Host File Locally and keep it updated using Crontab
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    How to Host any (.js)-File Locally (and keep it updated using Crontab)

    I’ve received many requests on the WordPress support forums to create plugins to host certain files locally. Besides CAOS and OMGF I recently created a plugin which enables you to easily save a local copy of any external script or style, called HELL or: Host Everything LocaL. But since there are still plenty of scenario’s that aren’t covered by CAOS, OMGF or HELL I figured I’d show you how to host any file locally and keep it updated using cronjobs. More

  • How to create a Reverse Proxy for Plex Media Server
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    How to create a Let’s Encrypt SSL encrypted Reverse Proxy for Plex in OpenMediaVault

    I’ve been messing around for a long time with creating reverse proxy‘s for the applications I use with OpenMediaVault. Creating a Let’s Encrypt SSL encrypted reverse proxy for Plex especially. But in the last few days I finally managed to achieve it. Today I’m going to share with you how to create encrypted Reverse Proxy for Plex in OpenMediaVault 2.x using Let’s Encrypt free SSL-certificates. More

  • How to get a 100/100 Score in Pagespeed Insights and Pingdom in 30-minutes
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    The 30-Minute-Guide to a 100/100 Score on Pagespeed Insights and Pingdom

    A few years ago I wrote a guide on how to get a perfect 100/100 score on Pagespeed Insights, Pingdom and GTMetrix. A lot of time has passed since then. The rules have changed and I’ve learned new, easier ways to optimize my WordPress blog. In this post I’ll show you an updated approach to completely optimize your blog using a few efficiĆ«nt, easy to use plugins. More

  • Host Google Fonts Locally
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    How to Locally Host Google Fonts and Leverage Browser Caching

    Google Fonts. Every WordPress blogger uses them. It’s an easy — if not the easiest — way to improve your blog’s looks. Pagespeed Insights. We’ve all heard of that too. And we all want to achieve the highest possible score. Both are brought to you by the same entity we’ve come to know, love — and hate: Google. Love, because they gave us these beautiful fonts. Hate, because as soon as we use them, it lowers our score on Pagespeed Insights! Today I’m showing you how you can achieve the best of both worlds: Maintain your high score on Pagespeed […] More