Setting up Cloudflare and WordPress

I’m happy to announce that have a new course live on Skillshare and Udemy… Setting up Cloudflare and WordPress This course follows on from my courses on setting up Cloudflare for website security and performance and setting up Cloudflare – page rules deep dive, which go through all the Cloudflare settings, explaining what’s available and…

Image optimisation with ShortPixel

One thing that I’ve been doing a lot lately is helping people with their WordPress website performance.  You may have noticed I’ve done some Cloudflare courses and they have come off the back of this (can’t recommend Cloudflare enough, by the way!). One of the Pro features of Cloudflare is called “Polish”, which promises to optimise…

Courses now available on Udemy

So far I have created two online courses, both available on Skillshare.  Well now they are both available on Udemy as well! Optimising your website: A development workflow with Git and Gulp This course will teach you how to optimise your website, by using a modern development workflow which includes Git and Gulp. I’ll talk…

WordPress 403 Forbidden errors

The WordPress login page of one of the sites that I maintain was struck by the dreaded “Forbidden” error message earlier today.  I thought it was odd, because I knew I hadn’t changed anything. So after Googling about a bit, I came up with 3 consistent suggestions for what could be the problem. Folder/file permissions For…