5 tips to speed up your wordpress site

As part of this site’s latest makeover, I went all out to optimise its performance. Like an F1 car, the slightest of adjustments can have a big impact on performance so I’ll run through my top 5 tips for optimising wordpress… First things first, you need to establish a benchmark. You can’t improve something by measuring …

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chrome 4.0 is upon us

Google Chrome has grown up and is now at version 4.0. Up until now, it’s been a fast reliable browser but lacked the bells and whistles firefox had. photo credit: fsse8info Chrome 4.0 brings with it a 42% performance boost over the old Chrome (which was faster than most browsers anyway!) plus it brings with …

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Google DNS -v- Open DNS

Having tested out google’s new public DNS service, i decided that whilst i was at it, i’d give OpenDNS a go. I’d heard of OpenDNS as it came up as a good solution whenever ISP’s were overloaded with attacks. I also know a bit about DNS (forced in to studying it at college) but the …

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google trying to speed up the web

Today, google have announced a new public DNS set up that they reckon will help speed up the web. If you don’t have a clue what DNS is then don’t go messing around with your network settings – it’ll only end in tears. DNS stands for domain name system, and basically it connects words to …

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