March into CloudFlare

“Eating your own dogfood” is a colloquialism that describes a company using its own products or services for its internal operations. Microsoft supposedly invented it in the 1980s. DreamHost is partners with CloudFlare. I’ve tried time and again but I get hung up when we start talking about the delay in caching and the proxying […]

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Slow Site Troubleshooting: Database Edition

So your WordPress is slow and you’ve already done the needful. You’ve checked your plugins and themes, you’ve put caching in place, you’ve checked for hacks, but it’s still slow, especially on the back end of WordPress? It may be your database. More specifically it may be your wp_options table. When your options table gets […]