Advice about WordPress - optimize performance on VPS!

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  1. tom52

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    I want to use WordPress for my blogging platform,
    how to optimize performance in wordpress on vps servers.
    Whether there are external programs to optimize performance
    or it can be in the program?
     
  2. Yooper

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    Hello Tom

    Wordpress have so lot of plugins that make them easy for work.

    I don't know what kind of optimization you wont but I have work with wordpress database optimizaton and do that with plugins.

    Some of the plugins are :

    WP-Optimize - very god plugin, try this
    Optimize DB , not bad,

    try with this.
     
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    There are a few things you can do to speed up performance on a Wordpress site.

    1) Install W3 Total Cache plugin.

    2) Install WP-Smush it plugin. This will automatically optimize images as you upload them. You can also optimize images that were already uploaded via your Media Manager.

    3) Make sure your hosting environment has mod_deflate installed and then compress your content. Something like the following in your .htaccess file will do the trick:

    Code:
    #Begin gzip and deflate
    <IfModule mod_deflate.c>
        AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/css application/x-javascript text/plain text/xml image/x-icon
    </IfModule>
    4) Use browser caching. Something along the lines of:

    Code:
    <IfModule mod_expires.c>
        ExpiresActive On
        ExpiresByType text/html M3600
        ExpiresByType text/css M3600
        ExpiresByType application/x-javascript M3600
        ExpiresByType image/bmp M3600
        ExpiresByType image/gif M3600
        ExpiresByType image/x-icon M3600
        ExpiresByType image/jpeg M3600
    </IfModule>
    in your .htaccess file.

    This is a short list as there a quite a few things more you could do but these are a good start.
     
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    Check out some plugins:

    W3 Total Cache
    Defensio
    Cookies for Comments
     
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    WordPress is best CMS for now, with quality code so you dont need to take any action regarding optimization. Also there is no external tools for optimize WordPress.
    You have few plugins which you can install and members mention that tools in posts before me, so try one of them.
     
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    WordPressis popular because it's great. So is Tumblr. Of course, these two platforms are vastly different. WordPress can be hosted by WordPress or self-hosted on your own server and offers an immense amount of control. Tumblr is only hosted by Tumblr and is kind of a cross between blogging and Twitter. If you were only choosing between the two, you'd go with WordPress if you wanted to write more long-form posts and Tumblr if you just wanted to post neat things you find online (or, on occasion, create yourself). But you're not choosing between just two platforms. You have a wide number of options that do the same thing as these two platforms, plus you've got a variety of choices in the middle.
     
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    Thanks GeekHost. Really helpful.
     
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    Hi Jackson , thank you for this post.

    Many people I know that have worked with them were so overwhelmed by the service and read around the forums that one of the better companies for windows servers.
     
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    Thanks to everyone for their helpful advice and useful links.You really helped me good advice!
     

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