A Beginners Guide: Understanding WordPress’ Internal Functioning

A Beginners Guide: Understanding WordPress’ Internal Functioning

WordPress geekiness an acquired taste and it gets better with every new thing you learn. We’ve all been using WordPress for quite some time now – it’s one of the reasons why you’re here at WPExplorer, reading this article! Like you, I too stumbled upon this fine craftsmanship and have been mesmerized by its sheer beauty. Not only does WordPress…

What is WordPress Caching and Why is it Important?

What is WordPress Caching and Why is it Important?

It's nice to see that you've read my boring old article on WordPress' Internal Functioning - kudos! Wait, what? You haven't? No worries, just give it a quick read - especially the part under "What happens when someone views your WordPress blog?". As the title suggests, we're going to learn WordPress caching. In this post series we'll explore each aspect of…

How does WordPress Caching Work?

How does WordPress Caching Work?

Welcome to a new chapter in our WordPress Caching series where we will learn how WordPress caching works. Before we get to the bottom of this topic please make sure you have followed each of the previous topics (from this series) carefully, as this chapter uses the knowledge from them. To begin with, let us talk about the two primary types…

How to Install & Setup WordPress Caching with WP Super Cache

How to Install & Setup WordPress Caching with WP Super Cache

Hello everybody. Welcome to a new chapter in the WordPress Caching series, where we will finally learn how to implement WordPress caching. I hope that you've read up on the previous topics in which I've explained how WordPress works (internally), what is caching and how WordPress caching works. Today, you'll finally be able to transform that theoretical knowledge into practical use!…

How to Setup WordPress Caching with W3 Total Cache (W3TC)

How to Setup WordPress Caching with W3 Total Cache (W3TC)

The world’s two most popular WordPress caching plugins are WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache (W3TC). Developed by Mashable’s CTO, W3 Total Cache is by far the most versatile WordPress caching plugin available, used in high traffic sites like Smashing Magazine, Mashable, MakeUseOf and Yoast. This tutorial is a beginner’s guide to configuring W3 Total Cache. Word of advice:…

MaxCDN Review: The Best CDN for WordPress?

MaxCDN Review: The Best CDN for WordPress?

A content delivery network (CDN) is an interconnected system of computers on the Internet that provides web content rapidly to numerous users by duplicating the content on multiple servers and directing the content to users based on proximity. It’s an absolute necessity for high traffic websites and eCommerce sites. Today we’re going to review MaxCDN – one of the most…