Posts Tagged ‘wordpress’

A simple WordPress setup

There are some classic mistakes that you can make with WordPress and I’ve seen it happen again and again. Plugin addiction is a serious condition and once you have this condition it’s hard to get over it. The best way of combatting this disease is to prevent it from happening in the first place. Read on to see what plugins I use by default.

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Why WordPress?

Ok, so this is a web site all about making web sites faster and you’ve no doubt noticed that I’m choosing WordPress. No, I’m not mad, I’ve done it for a two main reasons.

According to the WordPress wiki page, WordPress is now used by just over 23% of the top 10 million web sites and it’s a popular choice for many people who want to start their own site.

But, the purpose of this site is not solely to make the fastest WordPress web site that I can, there are some techniques that I’m unlikely to be able to do given my hosting platform and budget. The purpose of this web site is to share the information on best practices and what is possible. I will, of course, apply as much as possible to this site and show the benefits the techniques can give.

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