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Checklist of Ways WordPress Redirects to HTTPS + How to Force HTTP

This post might seem a little backwards but there is way less information for this topic than the other way around! I am regularly faced with the need to force http rather than the other way around. Disabling SSL and its inherent encryption is generally not something you want to do in ideal circumstances, but I suspect nobody is here under ideal … Read More

Why Your WordPress Site is So Slow

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Whatever you’ve read in the past about why your WordPress website is slow, throw it away. If you have books, burn them. Because they are all beating around the bush. Take a look at the following chart. What we’ve done here is highlighted the main areas which affect website load times. Website Load Times – Importance of Various Factors Take … Read More

What to Do if Your WordPress Website Goes Down

Your WordPress website just went down! It crashed you have no idea what to do. Never fear! This is the process I use with my clients to determine what actions to take. Note: before doing any of this, go to downforeveryoneorjustme.com and determine whether your site is actually down for everyone, or just you. I find that more often than not, … Read More