HOW TO: Serve Wordpress through a subdirectory on WP Engine
HOW TO: Serve WordPress through a subdirectory on WP Engine

Learn how to configure a Wordpress install to serve through a subdirectory on WP Engine (ie. /blog) with nginx, wp-config.php and .htaccess.

HOW TO: Setup a reverse proxy between 2 installs on WP Engine
HOW TO: Setup a reverse proxy between 2 installs on WP Engine

Configure a reverse proxy between 2 installs on WP Engine so you can serve a seperate Wordpress instance under a subfolder on the same domain (ie. /blog)

HOW TO: Setup Webp image support with Webp Express, WP Engine & Cloudflare (or MaxCDN)
HOW TO: Set up Webp image support with Webp Express, WP Engine & Cloudflare (or MaxCDN)

Learn how to setup and fully support webp image support on WP engine with the webp express plugin. Compatible with Cloudflare, MaxCDN and any other CDN.

HOW TO: Load wp-content/uploads from a live site on a local WP Engine Devkit environment
HOW TO: Load wp-content/uploads from a live site on a local WP Engine Devkit environment

Load assets from a live site’s wp-content/uploads on a local install using when using WP Engine’s Devkit (or any other local Wordpress environment).

How To: Force static resources to lowercase on WP Engine

First you’ll want to rename all files to be lowercase. Here is a command you can run from your linux terminal to RECURSIVELY (all subdirectories within the one you are in will be affected): Next you’ll want to add the following to the Nginx configuration of your site (you may need to contact support to […]

HOW TO: Set Cache Control Headers in Nginx or Apache... The Right Way
HOW TO: Set Cache Control Headers in Nginx or Apache… The Right Way

There are a bajillion ways to set Cache control headers in Nginx and Apache. In this guide, I’ll show you the most correct, out-of-the-box setup.

How To: Force Robots.txt and Sitemap.xml over HTTPS:// on WP Engine

If you’re on WP Engine and are not routing through Cloudflare or a similar proxy that can force static files to HTTPS://, you may notice that a request to https://domain.com/robots.txt or https://domain.com/sitemap.xml won’t redirect to HTTPS:// (or many other static files). They will both still load with HTTPS:// if specifically requested with that protocol – […]

How to: OCSP Stapling on WP Engine

Online Certificate Status Protocol, or OCSP for short, is a standard validating the whether an X.509 certificate has been revoked or not. OCSP Stapling removes the need for clients to query the Certificate Authority (CA) on lookup which improves performance and security at the SSL level. If you’re already routing through Cloudflare and are using […]

How To: Syncing Dropbox to SFTP with Microsoft Flow on WP Engine

Login to your Microsoft Flow account and click My Flows, then click New and select Create from Template: Search for dropbox sftp and you’ll see Sync files from a folder in Dropbox to folder on SFTP server: You’ll see the option to Sign in to your Dropbox account at the bottom of the page: Click […]

How To: Fix a Funky Looking Staging Site (Divi & Avada)

You may find that a duplicate of your WordPress site doesn’t look right after a fresh push from Live to Staging or vice versa (missing images, broken CSS, etc.). This is often because many themes have their own particular kind of minification compilation and caching (to boost performance) – files that are compiled for your […]

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