Cloudflare Configurations

Common issue: Error 521 on HTTPS only – nginx Solve by changing SSL type to flexible in cloudflare settings Redirect loop after enabling cloudflare First quick fix is to disable cloudflare proxy for that domain or subdomain until we figure out the issue or implement its solution. The quick way to disable or bypass cloudflare […]

Nginx WordPress configurations

This post lists various troubleshooting points for nginx configuration for WordPress. How to include a custom nginx.conf file To include a custom nginx.conf file from your public_html or root folder into the main nginx configuration file of your domain in sites-available directory, simply add this line in server directive (under the index lines usually, like […]

Setup Virtualmin on Google Cloud Console Optimally

This post enlists the steps required to configure Virtualmin on Google Cloud Console. Note: This post is being incomplete and is being updated. At the end of this tutorial, we would have successfully achieved this: Created a Google Cloud Console based virtual server Installed ubuntu 18.04 on our server (you can choose your own OS […]

Cloudfront Origin Pull Configuration

Amazon cloudfront is one of the largest CDN (content delivery network) used world wide. Although it does has its pros and cons, but that’s beyond the scope of this article. This post enlists important confguration points to have optimum settings for amazon cloudfront. Enable HTTP & HTTPS both These settings allow amazon cloudfront to get […]

Optimization – Basics

This post contains basic outline for optimization tips and common tasks that are needed usually. They might not apply to all websites though! Evaluation Before optimization, it’s important to evaluate your site for load time and other metrics. Load your site on these test sites, at least twice, and take a screenshot before you start […]

W3 Total Cache – optimum configuration

This page lists various w3 total cache settings to be used in various scenarios. I will keep adding more settings to it so that you can benefit. You can also add settings via comments or suggest any edits / modifications. WooCommerce & W3 Total Cache We need to add these settings for w3 total cache […]

Cloudflare – Benefits and Uses

Cloudflare is a wonder service that improves the site speed a lot. However many people doesn’t know the main purpose of this service for which it was created, security! Yes, Cloudflare was created to protect your website, and while trying to do that, it increased the speed of your website too by providing cache and […]

Amazon Cloudfront – benefits and uses

Amazon Cloudfront is a content delivery network by amazon. Commonly it’s thought that a cdn is supposed to dramatically increase the speed of your site, however that’s not always true. It’s bit more complicated than that and I’ll try to explain how and why. Amazon cloudfront usage is very common with various types of websites, […]