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WordPress Performance opcode cache

If you are running WordPress on a VPS or dedicated server, a quick way to optimize performance is to install a php opcode cache. To understand why, you need to first understand how php processes a request. A php request goes through the following steps: Read Parse Compile Execute Output For every WordPress page requested, …

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NGINX

WordPress nginx proxy cache

If you are running WordPress on a VPS or dedicated server, you may want to install the nginx HTTP server to act as a proxy cache for WordPress. This is a guide for building nginx from source so that 2 modules can be added.  The first module allows purging content from the proxy cache and the second …

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