October 6, 2015 — How to make your responsive WordPress site render in less than a second.
A step by step walkthrough of how to reach this critical goal on a responsive WordPress based site.
Server side and front end key principles that you can put into practice on your very own WordPress site.
October 2, 2015 — Content personalization and paywalls are emerging trends in the publishing space, especially amongst online media companies. Building a platform that is capable of handling high traffic, high availability while providing a dynamic experience for end users is an ongoing challenge.
In this talk we are going to give a practical example on how to implement a paywall and content personalization using a Varnish feature called Edge Side Includes. (ESI) A case study where this was implemented on the Aftonbladet Blog platform will also be presented.
July 21, 2015 — Embedding and consuming external content in WordPress: Requests, Caching, Parsing
May 29, 2015 — WordPress can generate all sorts of interesting content dynamically, but if you want speed and scalability, you should be smart about caching. Don’t make WordPress do work twice when it can do it once. In this focused talk, Mark Jaquith talks about caching strategies from basic to advanced.
March 22, 2015 — The speed of your site is an easy indicator as to how receptive your users will be to your content. Patience is a thing of the past when it comes to online views. Retain your visitors! Join the WordPress Guy from Rackspace as he talks on the advanced features of WP-Supercache and how to utilize caching both locally and externally with Redis.
August 27, 2014 — Harness the power of the WordPress Transients API! In this presentation, I’ll answer the age-old question, “What on earth are transients?” And also, “Why would I want to cache things?” Alisa highlights some examples of real-world cases of using the Transients API and show how easy it is to get started.
May 17, 2014 — Performance has always been foundational to computing. This talk aims to dispell common myths about caching, and provides a practical method to implement fragment caching for WordPress.
March 24, 2014 — This presentation is about understanding different caching tools and techniques available to WordPress developers such as the Transient and Object Caching APIs and how/why they can make or break your site.
January 5, 2014 — Understanding different caching tools and techniques available to WordPress developers such as the Transient and Object Caching APIs and how/why they can make or break your site.
October 6, 2013 — This talk discusses how to speed up your site using caching via easy plugins like WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache, transients, and server site options like Memcache, APC, and Batcache.