WordPress 3.9 is out. And it has some slick new post editing features. I’m sure you’re ready to grab it and go. But wait. Remember when we set up our WordPress blog on HHVM and we had to make a small tweak to the file:
In the latest 3.9 version of WordPress, it looks like there has been a change to the WordPress code. The previous line that we had to hack:
Not a new article. But this article was recently featured on the PHP Weekly newsletter. Coderoncode has a little how to on setting up Magento for HHVM. I don’t use Magento, but I know a lot of WordPress bloggers who do e-Commerce do. So if you have been enjoying the riveting series I’ve posted on HHVM for a really fast WordPress install, and you use Magento as well, give the article a looksee.
Where are you going? You’re not done. There’s a few more steps before you are finished setting up your super duper fast WordPress blog and then you can post two or three posts before finally forgetting all about it and letting your blog languish in the internet backwaters for years until your host pulls the plug because you forgot you even had a server bill to pay. So much to look forward to! Continue reading Whip-Snapping Fast WordPress with Nginx and HHVM-Part Number The Last
Nginx is a relatively young web server that is picking up popularity. The reason it’s becoming so popular is that it doesn’t use a lot of resources, and it’s blistering fast at delivering static content like images and text. Nginx doesn’t do PHP itself. For that you need to run PHP through something like fastcgi or PHP-FPM….Or, the new wicked fast HHVM. Continue reading Whip-Snapping Fast WordPress with Nginx and HHVM-Part 2
You want your blog to be reliable and fast. And you want to make sure it can handle all of those millions of visitors you’re going to get from being on the first page of Reddit every day. Shared hosting (while it is getting better) isn’t going to cut it for you. You need your blog to have Ludicrous Speed™.