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Information, Internet & Technology: August 2008

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Using Wp_Super_Cache to make your Wordpress blog to stand high traffic

Yeah, having super high traffic to your blog, running on wordpress but you ain't wanna upgrade to a dedicated server to handle the high traffic. You can consider installing the wordpress' plugin wp_super_cache. Enable the super_cache and compression. It speeds up your blog pages delivery. A frequently accessed blog page will be cached. Whenever the first user has accessed the following accesses will take from the cache, which serves as a static page instead of dynamic.

Furthermore it helps reduce the mysql database query calls, which are major contribution to CPU usage to some shared hosting packages. It makes your blog more digg proof. The WP_Super_cache has now reached its latest version of version 0.7.1 which can be downloaded from


Test Hot Linking Image

Yes, it now successfully blocks others from hot linking to my images. Add the following codes in your .htaccess if you ain't want those hot links to your images and steal your bandwidth...The following codes show how to block from websites or blogs on the four domains from hot linking to your images.

RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http://(.+\.)?myspace\.com/ [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http://(.+\.)?blogspot\.com/ [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http://(.+\.)?wordpress\.com/ [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http://(.+\.)?livejournal\.com/ [NC]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^$

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