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Block others from Overwriting your WordPress

If your WordPress’s database gets dropped or corrupted, an anonymous user can reinstall your WordPress however they want to. Here’s how to stop that from ever happening.

July 16, 2015 · 3 min · Matt Bagley

Emojis slowing down WordPress

It happened. Again. For some reason the WordPress 4.2 version included a lovely little script called ‘wp-emoji-release.min.js’ that loads at the end of the page.

July 7, 2015 · 2 min · Matt Bagley
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Increasing the Speed of WordPress sites

I increased the speed of some of my sites, one of which from a crazy 8 seconds down to about 1 second. Here’s how I did it.

May 17, 2014 · 3 min · Matt Bagley · Updated Aug 7, 2023