Migrate from Wordpress to Ghost: How-To

As I said in my previous post, I recently decided to migrate my blog to something new and different. Even if Gost is still at the beginning of the dev, it already has all necessary basic functionalities for a blog platform. I want to share with you a Step-By-Step guide for migration (supposing you have already installed the Ghost platform). First …

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Completed blog migration: from WordPress to Ghost

After years using Wordpress for my personal blog, I decided to test something new. Wordpress works very well, but I think is became too heavy for a simple blog in the latests versions... Anyway... I found Ghost, a NodeJS blogging platform, that is actually in strong development but with all basic functionalities already. The only thing I want to s…

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Speed up your Wordpress site with a cache system

I was reading articles about caching systems for Wordpress, and I found many conflicting opinions: or completely pro cache or absolutely against cache framework. I then decided to make a simple test to verify if it was really useful to have a cache on this blog (I've W3 Total Cache installed since the beginning) and here you are the results... NB.…

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Wordpress: load tests to check server performances

In the previous post I described how you can tune nginx to keep memory on your server. But, with any tune configuration, you can't chose a value without retest later your server/app performances: have a "larger" configuration means you are using more resources than the real need; but use a "smaller" configuration means a poor user experience, like…

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Wordpress + Nginx + php-fpm on OVH VPS

I recently purchased a VPS Classic from OVH to migrate my blog. Worked good on my previous host service, but was a shared service that means sometimes the access time to a page was too long (very very long!). A difference on a VPS (Virtual Private Server) comparing to a simple host service, is that you need to manage all the server stuffs: it is a…

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Wordpress: Block automatically user creation in OneAll Social Plugin

Today I tested the OneAll social plugin. The only think I noticed that I don't like too much (at least on my personal blog) is that there is no way to lock the automatic user registration. That means a user can, with a social account, create a user for my blog, and, even if he has no right to accomplished operations on the blog... I don't want it!!…

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