Category: Wordpress

How the Adobe Evangelists Super Blog was Implemented

June 1, 2011 | By | 4 Comments
How the Adobe Evangelists Super Blog was Implemented

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
How to dramatically speed up your WordPress blog in 2 minutes

I recently moved my blog from WordPress.com 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 WordPress.com

January 31, 2011 | By | 25 Comments
How and why I moved my blog to Amazon EC2 from WordPress.com

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

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