Speaking of performance boosts, SpinupWP has published a terrific introduction to WordPress caching. After reading this, you should have a better understanding of how the various layers of caching play a role in speeding up WordPress page load times.
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Get ready for WordPress 6.1! There’s a live walkthrough coming for it on September 13, and the feature freeze is September 20. Other important news: security updates will no longer be backported for WordPress 3.7-4.0, and there’s a new Advanced WordPress Administration handbook.
Josh Habdas shares some tips on how to set up “a $5 Vultr box and Redis with Load Impact to support up to 7000 concurrent WordPress users. ” This procedure uses a performance optimization technique called Fetch Injection that enables external scripts to download asynchronously in parallel while preserving execution order. This technique is also part…