WordPress 4.6

WordPress 4.6 has been released a few days ago and includes better plugin and theme updates, native fonts for the admin area, visual editor improvements, better Multisite performance, resource hints and much more.

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Don’t Cache Everything in a Transient

The Transients API is a great way to cache small pieces of data in WordPress, but there are certain things developers tend to overlook when working with this API. In this post we’ll cover some situations where transient caching is not a good fit, and explore some better alternatives.

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Running WordPress Cron via PHP-CLI

WP-Cron, the WordPress task scheduler, is a common source of problems, from missed publish schedules and failed auto-updates, to broken garbage collection and cache flushing. There are plenty of good tutorials on working with the scheduler, so in this post we’d like to focus more on performance, and why it’s a better idea to trigger…

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A New Dashboard

Our old dashboard has served us well for over year but it’s time to change — some of the upcoming features we’ve planned for Pressjitsu require a simpler and more scalable dashboard design. In this post we’ll cover some of the changes we have already implemented, and some things we plan to roll out very…

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Merging A Single Site Into a WordPress Multisite Network

WordPress Multisite allows webmasters to create hundreds of sites powered by a single WordPress core, inside a single directory. Converting WordPress into a Multisite installation is pretty simple. Just follow the instructions at the Codex or use the multisite-convert WP-CLI command. What if you’d like to merge existing standalone WordPress websites into a Multisite installation?…

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WordPress 4.5 Released

WordPress 4.5 has been released. This update features an improved “insert link” workflow, more formatting shortcuts, mobile previews in the Customizer, custom logos support for some themes and more. Below is a video demonstrating some of these new features.

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Siri-Powered WordPress Support

Here at Pressjitsu we always strive to improve our platform and toolchain. Over the past couple of months we worked hard to roll out some pretty amazing developer tools and staging servers with Git workflow support. Today we are excited to unveil our latest feature: automated live WordPress support.

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Measuring Your WordPress Cache Hit Rate

Caching is one of the key ingredients for great WordPress performance, but how do you find out whether your cache configuration is efficient? In this tutorial we’ll explore some of the tools and methods which you can use to measure your WordPress cache hit rate.

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