Recently, I had a strange issue where some pages on my multisite were being cached, and others were not. There seemed to be no clear pattern as to what got cached and what failed the cache test. At first, it seemed a bit daunting to jump into the w3tc page caching code, but it actually […]
My main site has a WordPress Multisite setup that is divided based on directories. For example, My dog articles are in http://shibashake.com/dog/ and My art galleries are in http://shibashake.com/blog-art. In this setup, my image links look something like this – http://shibashake.com/dog/files/2012/12/dog-image1.jpg However, this is just a shorter more pretty url. The actual image file resides […]
Currently, in the w3tc plugin, we can create user agent groups by specifying agent names, e.g. android or iphone. By using this function, we can create different caches for different sets of devices. On my blogs, I need to create different caches based on screen width. This is because I serve up different widgets, ads, […]
In a previous article, we considered how to selectively disable certain plugin functions, in order to enhance page speed. I.e., only run expensive plugin functions on page content that needs it. Disabling plugin functions may help to save us some time and resources. However, the plugin files will still be loaded, and the initialization methods […]
Different approaches for responsive galleries and images, including their pros and cons.
How to make some simple customization to the WordPress 3.5 media manager interface.
A tutorial on how to add the new WordPress 3.5 media manager interface into our own plugin or theme.
Recently, I decided to give Media Temple’s ProCDN system a try. The awesome W3tc caching plugin already supports MT’s ProCDN so it was actually a pretty painless process. The only real issue that I faced was getting the image links for my directory based multisite setup to translate properly on my CDN. Here is how […]
Simple and unprecedented customization of your blog posts. Easily assign header and footer images, change blog colors, adjust title position, header height, footer height and more, all from the WordPress Theme Customizer interface. Save these settings into a skin object, and assign skins to any set of posts and pages. Built on top of the Genesis Framework.