Website Performance

How to speed up your website?

Night traffic lights trails

Obviously having a slow-loading website will prevent people from staying on your site. If it takes longer than 4 seconds to load a page, many people will leave. Not only will speeding up your site help with retaining visitors, but it will also be good for SEO. One of the factors in the Google algorithm […]

Optimizing NGINX for high-traffic websites

Nginx

Nginx is the most famous and widely used web server application for websites today. For static websites, Nginx is no less than a boon, while for dynamic websites it serves the need of a most efficient and lightweight webserver. The default Nginx configuration is enough to take moderate web traffic battle, but you can optimize […]

How to block bad bots?

Bad bots

Overview: What are bots? Bots are just software programs that do repetitive, predefined, and automated tasks online. Generally, bots imitate human activity online. They were invented to perform tedious and repetitive tasks online to free humans from such tasks, for instance chatbot. However, over the decades, they have evolved to do more harm than good. […]

What is Time to First Byte (TTFB)?

Time To First Byte, TTFB, is a measurement used to indicate the responsiveness of the web servers and resources. In the web development and hosting industry, time to the first byte is used to define the initial server response time, which is the very first piece of code or file that a browser receives upon […]

How to reduce initial server response time?

Once you test your website on benchmarking tools like — PageSpeed, GTmetrix, Pingdom, or WebPageTest; you might have encountered a red signal that says to reduce initial server response time. What is that? If you do not know what is response time, then take it as how fast a web page opens up for you […]

How to reduce server response times?

DevTools: Waterfall

While optimizing a website for a greater performance we need to improve its foundation, which is server response time or time to first byte (TTFB). In an earlier article we learned about the TTFB, and we learned that the server’s latency affects the website speed. When we test a website on tools like GTmetrix, Lighthouse, […]

How to fix “Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding Header” warning?

While optimizing your website for website performance using tools (ex. GTmetrix), you’ll run into a “specify a vary: accept-encoding header” warning. What exactly does this mean? How can we fix this? In this tutorial, we’ll learn what’s the error and how we are going to resolve the issue. What is this warning? Accept-encoding header is […]

Some Powerful Ways to Improve Your Website’s Ranking in Google

Increase Website Ranking

The Internet has changed the ways people interact with each other, as well as humanity itself. One popular mode of communication is blogging, through which people opine on their favorite subjects and build regular readerships. If this interests you at all, then continue reading to learn how starting a blog can benefit your life. Strive […]

Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Content Delivery Network (CDN)

A Content Delivery Network (CDN) is a network of computers which caches and delivers web content over different geographical locations. CDN is a means through which websites can more efficiently deliver web content to their visitors through an intricate web of servers that handle cache duties. Someone is not wrong in calling CDN as Distribution […]

Query Strings Remover: WordPress Plugin

Query Strings Remover

Query Strings Remover is a WordPress Plugin (made by atulhost) that removes query strings from the website’s static resources like CSS and JavaScript files. Query strings are useful, but only when you want your site to be dynamic. WordPress is a dynamic content management system, but many of use it as a static website as […]