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Hyperdrive

Increase the speed of WordPress 300% or more with one plug-in.

:: Fetch Inject / PHP / WordPress / Kahlan / Patchwork / Composer / Packagist

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Hyperdrive is a WordPress plugin wrapping Fetch Inject library to increase site performance using modern Web standards. Based on initial testing Hyperdrive was shown to reduce perceived latency in WordPress by 200-300%.

Chicago Gang History

Jekyll migration to WordPress, premium hosting, custom relational database, newsletter, contact form and AdSense integration.
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WordPress / Pantheon / Route 53 / CloudFront

After 7-8 months the Jekyll version of Chicago Gang History we started seeing some scaling issues with media assets on CloudCannon. Rather than hacking it I instead worked with CGH author Zach Jones to perform a complete site redesign, leveraging existing ad revenue to migrate them to WordPress self-hosting.

The redesign was very successful and inbound search traffic continued to lift. A year following the redesign homepage hits are now greater than 70K per month.

Putting WordPress into Hyperdrive

1 minute read Published

Increase the speed of stock WordPress more than 300% using a single plug-in.

Loading Pages Faster than the Speed of Light with Fetch Inject, Redis, Vultr, Load Impact and LEMP.

Drupal 7 for WordPress Admins

7 minute read Updated

WordPress continues to become more and more sophisticated as time draws on, with a constantly improving admin dashboard and easy-to-use plugin architecture. And themes like Twenty Eleven give both bloggers and web developers something to appreciate. But while WordPress is a great CMS for personal blogs, it’s not well suited for more complex applications such as Drupal, on the other hand, and by design, excels at all of the above and more.

his article will look at some of the similarities and differences between WordPress and Drupal 7, explain how to accomplish some of the less intuitive administration procedures in Drupal, share some newbie gotchas and timesavers, and provide a list of modules useful to get a new Drupal site off the ground. It is assumed readers are new to Drupal but have a familiarity with using the WordPress blogging platform.