AMP cache versus Cloudflare

I was curious what AMP would do to the performance of an average blog post on my site, so I ran a series of tests with AMP for WordPress (0.6.2) versus just a cached post served via Cloudflare.

AMP and WordPress will scale performance on the web for millions of users, hate it or love it

While large parts of my WordPress timeline have been outdoing themselves in climbing the Gutenberg lately, there’s been stuff happening around Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages of which a nagging feeling keeps telling me I should come to grips with now, or I might not have a profession in a year or two. If you have a minute,… Read more AMP and WordPress will scale performance on the web for millions of users, hate it or love it

Mobile and happiness

Interesting data from the GSM Association (GSMA): According to Gallup’s 2016 World Poll data, almost half of the world’s adult population (48%) has both a mobile phone and internet access, while about one-third (34%) have a mobile but no access to the internet (via computer or mobile device). […] Among the 45 high-income countries included in… Read more Mobile and happiness

WordPress update gap

WordPress 4.9.4 is the first minor release of WordPress in over four years […] where not all users will be receiving an automatic update. This isn’t by choice – a bug went undetected during the 4.9.3 development cycle, and was only discovered hours after 4.9.3’s release. The bug causes a PHP Fatal error to be… Read more WordPress update gap