Disable the W3 Total Cache Footer Comment

Disable the W3 Total Cache Footer Comment

Most of the WordPress/ClassicPress websites I work on use Cloudflare I don’t often have problems with the W3 Total Cache footer comments in the footer. Cloudflare usually just removes them. But recently I was helping a friend with a website that had the W3 Total Cache plugin installed and the footer comments were being inserted.… Continue Reading

Safari Blocking Google Analytics

Safari Blocking Google Analytics

If you do a search on Google for “safari blocking google analytics” you will probably find a lot of posts like the following: As mentioned above, Safari does not block Google Analytics. You can still still see your website analytics. Jun 3, 2022 https://www.simpleanalytics.com/en/blog/does-safari-block-google-analytics-and-apple-privacy-updates No, Safari 14 (or any other version of Safari) will not… Continue Reading

Get Around the Twitter Social Media Link Ban

Get Around the Twitter Social Media Link Ban

Twitter and Elon Musk are getting dumber by the day. Honestly I have mostly stopped visiting Twitter and spend more time now on Mastodon but it recently came to my attention that you can no longer link to your Mastodon account from Twitter. Essentially Twitter has put up what is a virtual wall and not… Continue Reading

Google Analytics Exporting Guide

Google Analytics Exporting Guide

If you have been using Google Analytics to track your website usage and have historical data you want to keep you might want to put this on your to-do list in the New Year. As you may know Google Analytics will stop processing new data effective July 1, 2023 and you will need to move… Continue Reading

Core Web Vitals Biggest Flaw

Core Web Vitals Biggest Flaw

I will say the majority of time the engineers at Google are really smart and I understand the rational behind Core Web Vitals. Fast web pages are better for everyone, but the way Google measures Core Web Vitals has a major flaw, see if you can spot it in the quote below taken from the… Continue Reading

The Future of Social Media

The Future of Social Media

Social media has played a huge role the last few years in people’s personal lives, in politics and of course in business. More and more people are on Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Youtube than ever before, but is that interaction positive. At one time people’s feeds were simply created by the people you follow, then came… Continue Reading

Cloudflare Location Check

Recently I had a client come to me with a very interesting problem. They have multiple web servers running behind a Cloudflare load balancer and the majority of those requests flow through the load balancer and are directed properly. However, there were still a number of requests that would make it through straight to the… Continue Reading

ClassicPress Compatible with Cloudflare Automatic Platform Optimization

ClassicPress Compatible with Cloudflare Automatic Platform Optimization

I am a big fan of Cloudflare, if you had not known that by my previous posts on them. In Friday October 10 2020, during their Birthday week celebration announcements they released a new feature called Automatic Platform Optimization. This new feature is targeted specifically at WordPress users, which is understandable, WordPress websites account for… Continue Reading

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