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accelerating WordPress

Once a WordPress site is built out with themes, plug-ins, and what-not, the overall number of files necessary to transfer to the client increases. Each requests takes some time. Compiling code into fewer, smaller files can help speed the loading

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securing WordPress

Part of securing a WordPress installation is checking up on your file permissions. In order to prevent overwriting by malicious code, limit the permissions to read-only except where necessary. Here’s a good start: Relative Path Suggested permissions / 0755 /wp-admin

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essential and useful WordPress plugins I’ve tested and used

After installing and removing zillions of them, here are my faves: BJ Lazy Load Lazy loads images and other embedded media so that they are not sent to the client until the client scrolls near it. Saves bandwidth and makes

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