Category Archives: Site Optimization

Using Assetic to manage CSS and JS

We’ve been using Assetic for some time and we’re quite happy with the results. Assetic can be used to consolidate your CSS and JS files into fewer files with options to minify (compress) them to minimize the file size and … Continue reading

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W3 Total Cache – Not For The Masses

I was trying out W3 Total Cache, a really good performance plugin for WordPress for few days but finally gave up and reverted back to WP Super Cache after an increased average response time. It was fast enough before For … Continue reading

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Kohana Module – Pagecache

Last year, I have created a post about page caching in PHP. It was written in Kohana and was incorporated to my collection of classes that was packed into a single module. This time, I created Pagecache module for Kohana … Continue reading

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Update CSS On A Heavily Cached WordPress Blog

So you are running a WordPress Blog huh? And yes you are optimizing your static files by caching it by setting a very far future expiration date. But that is not the story here. What Is Wrong With My Cache? … Continue reading

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Monitoring Page Views Without Installing Plugin

A simple tip for bloggers and site owners: If you want to monitor your page views but don’t want any fancy statistics and without installing heavy scripts / plugins, then this tip is for you. If you have a Google … Continue reading

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Optimizing Site – Caching – Part 2

In continuation to the topic http://blog.lysender.com/2009/02/optimizing-site-caching-files/ I noticed that my header did not reflect the max-age setting on .htaccess file. Thus, I need to change another technique, or another code. I’ve found http://www.websecurity.mobi/wordpress/913-expires-header.html and tried their suggestion. It uses the … Continue reading

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Optimizing Site – Caching Files

Currently, I’m striving hard to optimize my blog. I’ve done installing WordPress plugin Super Cache, minified my JavaScript files, remove unecessary plugins / widgets, and the last but not the least, used a lightweight yet clean and beautiful theme. But … Continue reading

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