Category: Wordpress

How the Adobe Evangelists Super Blog was Implemented

June 1, 2011 | By | 4 Comments

Last week, we launched the Adobe Evangelists Super Blog (details here).  Several people have asked me how the Evangelists Super Blog was implemented.  Here’s the scoop: I installed WordPress I installed the Mortar theme from WooThemes (same theme I used for my blog).  I added some php code to add the evangelists pictures based on […]

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How to dramatically speed up your WordPress blog in 2 minutes

March 9, 2011 | By | 13 Comments

I recently moved my blog from to my own server (blogged here). I’ve always been a performance tuning fanatic so I immediately started benchmarking my new blog’s performance. One thing I quickly learned is that caching is a quick win on performance and caching is super easy to implement. Benchmarking For this blog post, […]

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How and why I moved my blog to Amazon EC2 from

January 31, 2011 | By | 25 Comments

On October 30th, 2007, I launched my blog,  At the time, I needed something quick and simple so I went with, a very popular WordPress hosting site.  You can have a blog up and running in less than five minutes.  Although has served me well, I’ve had a few frustrations along the […]

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