Archives For September 2013

php $_server... because of ports, duh

photo by Piet Musterd

The PHP $_SERVER superglobal allows you access to some truly useful information about the client browser, the web server environment, and the current page context. We all know the basics of what this array holds, but here I go into a bit more detail to find out what else it can tell us…


Wordpress PerformanceWordPress has a low barrier to entry and encourages experimentation, which are both good things for developers. But once a WordPress site is up and running, you need to get it running fast enough to keep Google happy. Luckily WordPress performance is easy to get started with: there are quite a few quick things you can do to improve the performance of vanilla WordPress installs.