Derfor skal du ikke vælge en VPS som iværksætter

Jeg skrev indlægget “Hvorfor VPS med lokal storage ikke holder.” Den bygger på den tekniske baggrund omkring VPS’er og tildelte ressourcer, men forklarer ikke hvorfor du ikke skal vælge en VPS som iværksætter, og i sidste ende koste dig kunder (og omsætning). Kender du det med at din virksomheds hjemmeside bliver nævnt på en nyhedsside, … Continued

Hvorfor VPS med lokal storage ikke holder

Jeg ser rigtig mange mennesker der anbefaler at man skal bruge en VPS fremfor f.eks. shared hosting. Og begrundelsen er altid “Det vil være hurtigere”. Men denne blogpost handler om hvorfor VPS med lokal storage ikke holder som det skal, og hvorfor du skal passe på med at købe disse. Der findes en række VPS … Continued

IP location doesn’t matter

Many people say that hosting their website in the country they’re targeting matters for SEO, so the IP needs to fit to the country.. The truth is: IP location doesn’t matter. A lot of SEO ‘experts’ still says it matters, but I would assume an ‘expert’ is up to date, sadly they’re not. Let’s say … Continued

Don’t use Better WP Security

Don’t use Better WP Security. Okay, use it, but only once. The plugin is great, it analyse your WordPress site, and give you 20 items, that is either Okay, or needs to be fixed. This is usually how a WordPress installation can look like, and yes, some points are good to fix, and the plugin … Continued

Free tools

I like free tools, who doesn’t? Today, I’ll create a small (Probably gonna be huge :P), list of tools that I use often, and also tell a little about what each tool does. Monitoring SimpleMonitor – SimpleMonitor is a small number of python scripts, that you can run on your server, you’ll be able to monitor … Continued

Different robots.txt file based on request URL

Sometimes you want to serve a different robots.txt file based on request URL, this could be because you run your site directly from CDN like I do. This means you’ll be able to get duplicate content, and to disallow this, we want to serve a different robots.txt file, or set specific headers. As a small … Continued

Pingdom and response times

I personally love Pingdom, I think they provide a good service for uptime monitoring, also because they verify if your site is actually down or not, by checking with multiple nodes. One thing I don’t like with Pingdom, is their ‘response time report’ that you can see for each test you have, because these tests … Continued

Why WP-Cron sucks

In WordPress you have a small file called wp-cron.php, which simulates normal cron-jobs. except this file isn’t executed every x amount of minutes. Instead WP-Cron will execute when someone visit the website. The reason why the wp-cron was build, was because some of the actions it does, can take longer than we want the user … Continued

Do you know how to optimize websites for speed?

It’s a question that’s hard to answer – “Do you know how to optimize websites for speed?” Because, optimizing websites can be done pretty easy indeed, run tools like Google Pagespeed and Yahoo YSlow, and try to get a good score, and you can say, you’ve optimized your website for better performance, which is true. … Continued

absolute vs relative links – and gzip compression

Yesterday I saw a tweet, about if an internal link should contain the domain name or not, so be absolute or relative. The reply I saw, was that using the domain name, could prevent people from ‘copying’ the text directly, because it would contain the link for the original domain. Which is true. But on … Continued