Author Archives: Graham Tappenden

About Graham Tappenden

Graham Tappenden is a blogger from Germany. He has written code for WordPress themes since 2006 and been creating websites since 1994.

How to compress the WordPress database

Over the course of the past few posts I’ve shown you how to clean up the post revisions in your WordPress database and limit them in the future, and how to remove the spam comments from the database as well. … Continue reading

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Remove spam comments to reduce the database size

I’ve talked before about how important it is to reduce the size of the WordPress database to make it more efficient, and showed two plug-ins recently to reduce the number of revisions  stored for each post in the database. But … Continue reading

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Why you shouldn’t ping too often

I’ve talked before about how the “ping” system works in WordPress.  But there is a bit more to the ping element than just notifying other systems when a post is published. The trouble is that WordPress apparently sends the ping … Continue reading

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