Category: WordPress

  • How to comply with GDPR in WordPress

    How to comply with GDPR in WordPress

    I have several web sites wirtten with WordPress  and I needed to comply with the new GDPR European regulation (new in May 2018). After a few hours of work to find how to do this right… I decided to share my experience and show the steps I went through; not very difficult, but rather lenghty,…

  • PHP7 for WordPress

    PHP7 for WordPress

    My hosting company (OVH.com) is very cautious and does not push me into upgrading silently PHP on the servers. But I was still in PHP5 when I noticed that I could go up to PHP7. WordPress informs me that the simple upgrade could improve speed by a ratio of 2x to 3x. So, it was…

  • Milestone: 11 years, 1 million visits in a year

    Milestone: 11 years, 1 million visits in a year

    Roumazeilles.net just went through one of these moments I will easily remember! The visit count regularly climbs since the inception of the web site, but I just noticed something I’m pretty proud of: In the last year (more precisely, the last 365 days), this web site got more than one million visits as counted by…

  • Test your web site load speed

    Test your web site load speed

    While working on improving the performance of my web sites, I have been using several tools in order to evaluate the performance of the site itself. Some are good, some are very good, some are overwhelmingly good. You cannot avoid mentioning the Google webmaster tools. They do a lot of things and contain a performance…

  • WordPress Performance: a cache plugin

    WordPress Performance: a cache plugin

    I confess that I had left this issue aside for a long time: The performance of my web sites was left uncared for. This was apparently not a real issue, but laziness is trip companion that will never leave you (or after much efforts). After testing/evaluating the load times of the pages of YLovePhoto.com because…

  • If you want 25 answers

    If you want 25 answers

    photo credit: Marco Bellucci So, as suggested, you used Yahoo! Answers to grab the attention of Yahoo! users (and Yahoo! search engine) and of people who have questions to ask. So, you thought that this was the end of it? Of course not. Even if Yahoo! has a great legion of followers (specially in the…