What SEO actually is

SEO is not wizardry

Since I spend a lot of time helping people with web development in general and WordPress in particular, I’ve realised that many inexperienced users seems to have an almost mythical relationship with SEO. It’s almost as they view it as something magical. I’m sorry to break your bubble if you are one of these people, […]

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Pingdom performance and page speed follow up

I’ve had a chance to work on this site a bit more and I’ve added a couple of third party script from Google, Analytics and Recaptcha. Since these are third party, I have no control over them and they will result in the the Pingdom tool complaining about them. Kinsta wrote a good article on […]

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Finally managed to get a 100 performance rate on Pingdom website speed test

Don’t mind the slow load time, it’s because of bad hosting 🙂

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Set a “Vary: Accept-Encoding” header to woff2 files

I was running speed tests with Pingdom and got the recommendation to set a Vary:Accept-Encoding header on a woff2 file. After a lot of reading and trying different snippets in .htaccess, I finally managed to get it working using this: AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain text/xml application/xml x-font/otf x-font/ttf x-font/eot x-font/woff x-font/woff2 <IfModule mod_headers.c> Header set […]

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