Web Hosting – you don’t always get what you pay for…!

Web Hosting – you don’t always get what you pay for…!

Just over a month ago now, we launched a pair of commercial WordPress websites for a local business initially using a top-end “dual hosted” Business plan provided by 1&1. We went this route for a number of reasons, one being the significant amount of advertising 1&1 seem to produce (applying the “they can’t be that bad” concept),…

Domestic Central Heating System Wiring Diagrams; C, W, Y & S Plans

Domestic Central Heating System Wiring Diagrams; C, W, Y & S Plans

After trawling through some older posts on here to tidy up images & content following the recent relaunch of my site, I thought it might be useful to make copies of the wiring diagrams I used to sort out our central heating system. The diagram set includes wiring plans for a number of popular configurations…

WordPress Performance Essentials – Shared Hosting or VPS

WordPress Performance Essentials – Shared Hosting or VPS

Following on from my last post, Getting Started with WordPress & Nginx, assuming you’ve decided to go down the VPS or Dedicated server route (rather than shared hosting) there are a few things you need to get installed as a priority to ensure good performance. If however you’re unable to use a virtual private server…

Get started with high performance WordPress powered by Nginx

Get started with high performance WordPress powered by Nginx

WordPress started life as a simple blogging tool back in 2003, with a handful of users who began to gradually switch to WordPress from other contemporary blogging tools – preferring WordPress’s flexibility. Now, WordPress is one of the most popular web content management systems on the Internet, supporting millions of websites and apparently being used…