CloudFlare API and WordPress

CloudFlare protects and accelerates any website online. Once your website is a part of the CloudFlare community, its web traffic is routed through our intelligent global network. We automatically optimize the delivery of your web pages so your visitors get the fastest page load times and best performance. We also block threats and limit abusive bots and crawlers from wasting your bandwidth and server resources.
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You’ll find the CloudFlare API at https://www.cloudflare.com/docs/client-api.html

See how you can access the CloudFlare API from WordPress

MemCachier backend for the WP Object Cache

memcachier

I have a test site at AppFog running WordPress. Being the geek I am, I had to test MemCachier (you’ll find it in AppFog Add-Ons)

MemCachier manages and scales clusters of memcache servers so you can focus on your app. Memcache is commonly used to speed up page load time and increase scalability by allowing you to cache expensive database queries and view renders.

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WordPress and Pow

Apple + WordPress = POW!

Here is my second take on running WordPress and WordPress Multisite locally on my Mac (first is here). I just discovered Pow; “Pow is a zero-config Rack server for Mac OS X. Have it serving your apps locally in under a minute”, and my first thought was “can I run WordPress on Pow?”.  Well, here’s how I did it (I’ll also show you how to install MySQL, PHP 5.4 and Ruby 1.93 on Mac OS X Mountain Lion):

View the step by step installation guide