A quick and clear step-by-step guide on setting up a WordPress website on a LEMP stack on Ubuntu. Some of the steps are specific to the DigitalOcean environment, but most of this should be applicable to other hosting providers as well. Prerequisites: Domain name & access to DNS settings. Installed and configured LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, and PHP) stack on Ubuntu. ssh access to your server. Some familiarity with the command line. * Optional steps or steps that might differ depending on setup. Step 1:… Read More »How to Install WordPress with LEMP and Ubuntu on DigitalOcean
It’s hard to imagine our current web without a huge and diverse CMS ecosystem. Content management systems come in various forms and shapes and they are making our life so much easier by providing advanced and user-friendly content management capabilities for a variety of apps and devices. Depending on your business needs, project requirements, budget, target audience, and technical skills and capabilities you may opt for different types of CMSs. In this article, we’re going to provide an in-depth overview of different CMS types and… Read More »Different CMS types – all you need to know to pick the best one for your project.
This post will guide you through the steps of configuring an eNews Extended widget on your WordPress site and connecting it to MailChimp. Setting up such integration will help you effectively grow and maintain your subscribers list, and having different configuration and self-selection options will provide better flexibility in creating targeted interest groups and email campaigns based on your audience interests.Read More »Mailchimp signup form using Genesis eNews Extended plugin – 3 different ways
Setting up CDN is one of the best ways to speed up your site and make it load faster for users with slower internet speeds and those located in remote countries. However, not all CDNs are created equal and there’re many factors that you should take into consideration when choosing one for your CMS-based website. Below is a step-by-step guide optimizing page load time with Cloudflare on a WordPress based website as well as resolving TTFB (time to first bite) issues. One of the important… Read More »Optimizing site caching and load times with Cloudflare CDN