How to: Improve WordPress performance and page load times

WordPress is a great blogging platform, both powerful and lightweight, but performance can be improved with plugins. Good page performance will help retain existing subscribers and encourage new readers and traffic to your site.

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Fix: Unable To Locate WordPress Plugin Directory / Could not create directory / Installation Failed

If you own a wordpress blog chances are at some point or another you will have seen at least one of the following error messages: 'Could not create directory. /web/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/' 'Unable To Locate WordPress Plug-in Directory' 'Installation Failed' This occurs when attempting to install a new theme, plugin or update your wordpress installation with the … Continue reading Fix: Unable To Locate WordPress Plugin Directory / Could not create directory / Installation Failed

Fix: Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable!

Problem: When attempting to access PHP MyAdmin on my¬†Synology DiskStation i get the following error: Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable!Solution: Enable FTP access from the management UI and then open/install FileZilla. Connect to the¬†DiskStation using admin credentials and navigate to the //diskstation/web/phpmyadmin folder/. Locate the 'config.inc.php' file right click and … Continue reading Fix: Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable!