Export Media URLs, a plugin for exporting a list of images from your WordPress

Export Media URLs, a plugin for exporting a list of images from your WordPress

Last month I was optimising a blog with a very common problem. The site had been accumulating images (+40K) for many years without control. They were all poorly or not at all optimised. Many of them had been uploaded in sizes with absolutely disproportionate weights

WordPress 6.5 release delayed by a week

WordPress 6.5 release delayed by a week

If you were waiting for the release of the final version of WordPress 6.5 on Tuesday, you'll have to wait another seven days because it won't be released until next Tuesday, April 2. The new date has been announced based on follow-up feedback from the

WordPress 6.5 performance

WordPress 6.5 performance

WordPress 6.5 beta 2 has been released today, the final version is scheduled for release on 26 March 2024. Here's the schedule for the development cycle. 6.5 is the first of three major releases scheduled for 2024, followed by 6.6 in July and 6.7 in

GenTime, measures the generation time of each page

GenTime, measures the generation time of each page

This is one of the support plugins I usually install when I do optimisation tasks. It's light, simple and useful. It only does one thing. It doesn't have any settings or configuration. Install, activate and you're done. GenTime inspects the time it takes to generate

Enabling, or disabling, a plugin for a specific page only in WordPress

Enabling, or disabling, a plugin for a specific page only in WordPress

This is a scenario that I have encountered more than once when faced with optimising some WordPress installations that had a lot of active plugins and the client didn't want to, or couldn't, do without any of them. If a plugin is well written it