Category Archives: W3 Knowledge

PHP 7.4 has arrived

Hello Friends!!!
Here are some useful information on PHP 7.4 update.

Please check if there will be any impact on your sites.

There are some things that are going away, so any rules that are added to .htaccess will no longer work.

You can check this article here https://wpengine.com/support/htaccess-deprecation/ Other than that there isn’t much other changes, you can find here https://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php

As of right now it’s not a mandatory update, But you can try it out on staging or dev site to see its impact.

https://wpengine.com/blog/a-first-look-at-php-7-4/ Here is more user friendly representation regarding changes in 7.4. Look at the “Deprecations” and “Performance Enhancements” sections.

*** If your site has redirects in the .htaccess, they will need to be relocated in order to remain both functional and optimized 🙁

The best WordPress speed booster plugins 2020 – Free and Pro

Hello Friends,
I’m sharing some such plugins with you that will help you to increase the speed of your site. In-short, this will help reduce the load time of your site. Which will increase the number of visitors to your site. And the SEO of your site will also be improved.

As you all know, These days Google is very strict about the speed of the site. For this reason, it’s very important to take care of the load time of your site. Because it’s also a ranking factor from the SEO Perspective.

So here are the speed booster plugins that will reduce your site’s load time. All you need to do is to install this plugins and do some configuration. That’s it 🙂

  1. WP Rocket

    This plugin is very powerful and reliable. A lot of options are available in this plugin.
    You have to check all the options one by one and configure this plugin proper. Many people use this plugin to reduce page load time. And the results of this plugin are very good.

    And to be very honest, I’ve used this plugin on many sites. And this is a very good plugin. I’d recommend that you use this plugin on your site. This plugin is not FREE unfortunately 🙁 It is a paid plugin. But it will solve a lot of problems related to the page load time.

  2. Autoptimize

    Many of you may have used this plugin on your sites. No doubt this is a good plugin. This plugin is FREE. But there are some features which is paid. But a lot of your work will be done with free features.

    I’d recommend this plugin if you don’t want to spend money and looking for a FREE plugins like this.

  3. WP Fastest Cache

    This plugin is also FREE. You will get all this facilities with this plugin. i.e. Cache, Minify HTML, Minify CSS, Minify JS, Render Blocking JS, Image Optimization, Lazy Load, Database Cleanup and few more.

    You just need to install, activate and run through the settings.

    Many people has used this plugin on their site. So this is a good choice.

  4. W3 Total Cache

    This is another popular speed booster plugin. The plugin is FREE.

    There’s advanced support for CloudFlare and other CDN services.

    But it’s quite confusing. Because there are so many options, it’s not the easiest to setup. And there is a possibility that you could break something. So I’d recommend this plugin to advanced users.

How to write a superscript Registered ® in product name and page titles in CMS

Peoples are complaining that the products names or page titles which are registered trademarks. They are not shown superscript as the customer wishes them to be. They aren’t able to add <sup> tags in the titles.

You can simply add the following JavaScript snippet that replaces all occurrences of ® with ®.


<script type="text/javascript">
$('body :not(script)').contents().filter(function() {
   return this.nodeType === 3;
}).replaceWith(function() {
   return this.nodeValue.replace(/[®]/g, '<sup>$&</sup>');
});
</script>

How to setup AMP in WordPress

In this article I’ll show you that how to apply AMP in WordPress sites. It’s simple for a non-technical person. But if you are a Developer/Designer then this should be more easy to you.

Google is very strictly for page speed. Google wants that every websites should be super fast on DESKTOP and on MOBILE devices. And for this Google launched AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages)

What is AMP?

AMP is an open source framework developed by Google in collaboration with Twitter. Accelerated Mobile Pages create better, faster experiences on the mobile web.

How to install AMP in WordPress?

There are many AMP plugins are available to install on a WordPress site. But there are only few that are works fine.
And after researching on these plugins I found that “AMP for WP – Accelerated Mobile Pages” is the best AMP plugin available on WordPress plugins directory.

Installing AMP in WordPress

This plugin has lots of advance features. In this you will get FREE themes and you can customize theme according to your website’s look and feel.

Apart from this you can get “Add-ons” which you can use for installing or integrating other third party tools or applications. You need to pay for these “Add-ons”.

AMP plugin features

You can download the AMP plugin form here.