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  • How to Speed Up Wordpress using Preconnect in Autoptimize
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    How to Speed Up WordPress with Preconnect

    Preconnect is one of many ways to improve the performance of your WordPress website. I’ve covered many of these in previous posts and created plugins which optimize various aspects of WordPress. Although I am the (self-proclaimed) king, no, emperor of hosting files locally, even I must admit that many roads lead to Rome. Today I’ll explain to you how something called ‘Preconnect’ can greatly speed up your WordPress blog. More

  • 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. I was thinking to create a plugin which would enable users to host anything locally, but since I already maintain multiple plugins and I have a live, I came up with a better idea. I think it will be easier for me and more informative for you, to show you how to host any file locally and keep it updated using cronjobs. More

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