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Your WordPress website can load faster than you think. Find out how we improved the speed of SoldierOn.org.au.

Posted on October 16th, 2017

WordPress websites can load in a blink of an eye! Sadly most WordPress sites don’t get close to this. In this article we will talk about WordPress and how we can use the popular CMS to build a website without taking a performance hit. We will be using the examples in this article with our…

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Apache or Nginx?

Posted on October 4th, 2017

Introduction Apache and Nginx are the most popular open source web servers in the world. Between the two of them, they serve about 50% of the traffic on the internet. While both of them are capable of handling large workloads in a variety of different environments, sometimes it’s hard to tell which one is the…

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Editing the hosts file in Windows

Posted on October 3rd, 2017

What is the Hosts File? The Hosts File is a system file that is part of the standard process that Windows uses to work out what IP address a FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) points to. Before performing a DNS lookup (See this article for more information about how DNS works), Windows will check to…

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