The Beginner’s Guide to Setting Up CloudFlare on WordPress

Let me ask you a question: do you want to speed up your WordPress site while also protecting it from malicious attacks?

If you answered yes (let’s be honest: of course you did!), then you should definitely consider integrating CloudFlare with your website.

CloudFlare is a content delivery network (CDN) that acts as a proxy between your website and your visitors.

Whenever a user visits your site, CloudFlare will first check for any indicators of malicious intent. Once CloudFlare verifies the visit isn’t motivated by nefarious purposes, it serves up data from the data center that’s geographically closest to your visitor

Result: beefier security, and much faster website load speeds.

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How to Optimize Images in WordPress the Quick and Easy Way

This is part 3 of our 3-part series on speeding up your WordPress site trough the means of Content Delivery Networks (CDN) and image optimization. Just as previously, this is all about the quick wins for your WordPress blog … no coding involved, no hassle.

  1. Introduction to CDN and Image Optimization + Why You Should Care
  2. Top 3 CDN Services for Your WordPress Blog + How to Set One Up
  3. How to Optimize Images in WordPress the Quick and Easy Way

The guide you’re reading right now is all about image optimization in WordPress – aka. the easiest way of saving even up to 50% of your site’s whole bandwidth consumption.

In other words, optimizing your images is THE no.1 way of reducing your site’s loading times, and thus making the experience smoother for your visitors, as well as Google (it’s always good to stay on Google’s good side).

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Revamp your business site with Technico

Our latest premium theme for WordPress is out. Technico is a business theme designed to help you showcase your projects, services and team members in an easy and efficient way.

Let’s take a look at the theme’s key features below.
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Top 3 CDN Services for Your WordPress Blog + How to Set One Up

This is part 2 of our 3-part series on making your WordPress site perform better through the magic of Content Delivery Networks and image optimization. In other words, we’re talking all about quick wins for your blog, without you having to learn any coding.

  1. Introduction to CDN and Image Optimization + Why You Should Care
  2. Top 3 CDN Services for Your WordPress Blog + How to Set One Up
  3. How to Optimize Images in WordPress the Quick and Easy Way

Okay, so Content Delivery Networks (CDN) are fairly complicated things under the hood. To be honest with you, I have no clue how they work on a cog-by-cog basis. But to simplify the idea greatly, it goes something like that: Read More

Introduction to CDN and Image Optimization + Why You Should Care

“CDN and image optimization sound like boring tech gibberish! Why would I care?!” – you.


This is part 1 of our 3-part series on speeding up your WordPress site trough the means of Content Delivery Networks (CDN) and image optimization. 

  1. Introduction to CDN and Image Optimization + Why You Should Care
  2. Top 3 CDN Services for Your WordPress Blog + How to Set One Up
  3. How to Optimize Images in WordPress the Quick and Easy Way

Okay … I hear your doubts … so let’s start like this:

Who doesn’t like a fast site?

Admit it, if you’re forced to wait more than 2 seconds for a YouTube video to load, it’s “goodbye video!”

Seems natural, right?

The bad news, however, is that the visitors to your WordPress site feel basically the same way. And I’m not exaggerating with the 2 seconds thing. In a study by Akamai, it’s reported that nearly 47% of visitors are not willing to wait longer than those 2 seconds.

That is one of the reasons why you should do whatever you can to make your WordPress site perform better!

But there’s more, and we’re talking all about it today.

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Building a Fashion / Lifestyle Blog? 4 Things to Consider

Since you’re here, I’m guessing there’s a fashion or lifestyle blog sitting in you somewhere. You know that you could share something awesome with the world, but you’re missing a tool to do so … hence, a WordPress blog!

Blogs are perfect when it comes to expressing your opinions and building a relationship with your (soon-to-be) audience.

So where to start?

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Top 10 Great Free Blogging Themes (A List That’s Actually Been Researched)

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So you want to build a nice-looking blog for yourself … great! But you also probably have two other requirements:

  • a) You don’t want it to cost you your shirt.
  • b) You don’t want to be forced to have to tweak source code manually.

No sweat, there are tons of great (and free) blogging themes for WordPress available. But how do you separate the wheat from the chaff? Well, that’s what we’re here for today.

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