Mon 05 October 2015 | tags: wordpress, google cloud storage, s3, media, uploads, google, -- (permalink)

One of the big challenges with Wordpress in the cloud, is the media we upload. As soon as we upload media files, the Wordpress instance has data that isn't stored in the database. This prevents us for example having a docker Wordpress install that we can scale up as ...


Sat 29 March 2014 | tags: wordpress, pelican, -- (permalink)

It's been awhile since I last blogged. Since then, I've started a full time job as a Systems Administrator. This means I have less time for maintaining my own servers. So I've finally taken the plunge migrating some of the more static sites to static. For example ...


Thu 25 April 2013 | tags: security, updates, wordpress, wp-cli, -- (permalink)

Wow. Somehow I missed when this amazing tool was released. wp-cli. Just wow.

I have a bunch of scripts I use to keep all the Wordpress installs up to date on my server, it finds all the installs, then it downloads the latest version, checks each install for the installed ...


Mon 24 October 2011 | tags: Nginx, php-fpm, secure, supercache, try_files, wordpress, -- (permalink)

So recently I've been exploring the alternative world of Nginx instead of Apache, and PHP-FPM instead of mod_php. There are plenty of tutorials on the net for getting all of this setup, however not that many are up to date anymore for the Super Cache stuff. Hopefully what I ...


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