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How to Configure HTTPS for Free

A long time ago, SSL/TLS was only used for e-commerce sites. Nowadays, every website is expected to use HTTPS with a signed certificate.

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Moving to Namecheap

I recently made the decision to migrate this website from my VPS to shared hosting.

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How To Install WordPress On an Ubuntu VPS

For most people who want to start a WordPress blog, I recommend you stick with shared hosting. But, if you’re a self-hosting kind of person, like me, then this post will show you from start to finish how to install WordPress on Ubuntu Server 18.04.

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Ultimate WordPress Install & Setup Guide

Starting your first website? This post will show you, from start to finish, every step you need to go from nothing to having a fully configured WordPress website.

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Which Blogging Platform Should You Start With?

If you’re creating a new blog, one of the biggest problems you’ll run into is choosing which blogging platform to use. Well, there isn’t one answer for everyone, but I’ll try and cover 99% of bloggers.

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How to make your self hosted WordPress as fast as possible

If you’re like me, and self host WordPress, this post outlines how to make your website as fast as possible.

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How to install WordPress on cPanel + Softaculous

This tutorial will show you, from start to finish, how to set up a WordPress site, the easy way!

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NGINX + WP Super Cache = Awesome

WP Super Cache is one of the simple WordPress caching plugins available.

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Best Resources for WordPress

While WordPress is simple for techies to use, that doesn’t mean it’s easy for everyone. Here are some WordPress resources that help both the new-to-WordPress and the experienced WordPress blogger

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What is a WordPress caching plugin and do I need one?

You all know how much I love caching, but what is it, and should you be using a caching plugin on your WordPress site?

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Types of WordPress hosting

If you’re thinking of starting a site, and decided that WordPress is for you, then the next step is deciding on how to host it.

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How to write better blog posts

After nearly a year of blogging, this post covers what I learned about writing better posts.

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Breeze Caching Plugin

I’ve used a ton of caching plugins during the life of this site, but Breeze stands out for being a simple and decently powerful one..

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Why I moved to WWW

After a long time of debating whether or not I should move this site to www.ofthenerds.com, I decided to make the migration a few days ago.

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How to speed up your site(Part 2)

My last post was about how to speed up your site in general, so, as promised, here is specifically how to speed up WordPress.

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Why you should (also) post on Medium

If you’re like me, and trying to get more traffic to your blog, then medium.com is a good place to start.

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Theme My Login

This site, and many others, use the Theme My Login plugin in order to create login pages that fit with the theme of the site.

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Battle of the CMS’s

In the past month, I’ve used a ton of CMS platform thingies.

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How to disable WordPress multisite

I recently moved my personal blog from a WordPress multisite to the Ghost CMS.

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Linux Stuff
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WP Super Cache NGINX mobile theme

If you use NGINX, and want the best performance, you probably use a caching plugin such as WP Super cache with the standard rules over at wordpress.org.

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Linux Stuff
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How to debug/fix the Jetpack plugin

For a long time, XML-RPC and all plugins that require that, such as Jetpack, refused to work unless I was using Apache.

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Web servers,web servers

You probably know I like changing my web server every two minutes.

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How to get a free wildcard SSL certificate!

Let’s Encrypt recently released free wildcard certificates for everyone!

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Do you need a CMS?

If you’re starting a website, you’re probably wondering if you need a CMS, or if you should just create the site yourself. Well, this short post is here to help you decide.

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