When someone hacks a plugin or theme, it’s bad. When someone hacks the foundation of those systems (WordPress), it’s worse. When someone hacks the base upon which WordPress is built (Apache, Nginx, or whatever server you use), it’s tragic.
When I first started hosting my own sites, I had no idea what caching was or why it was important. Then I wrote a couple of popular blog posts, and my server crashed. Fast forward a few years, and I’m running a few different websites on a few different servers. Some get a steady stream […]
When I first set up my personal website network, I got a bit carried away. Once I had the first two sites in a multisite network, I started splitting out every category of my blog into its own site – each with its own domain. At the peak, I had: One site for my personal […]
I originally started blogging with WordPress via the one-click installer that came standard with a basic Network Solutions website. It’s been several years since then, and I definitely advise against getting started that way. There are better hosts out there, and better server systems. Take your pick. For the past year, I’ve been running my blogs […]