Posts Tagged ‘blogging’

Tracing a performance issue on my web server

Managing my various web sites can be difficult at times, and my experience the other weekend was no different. My day started normally enough, as I logged onto my VPS and installed the latest security patches, then set to work on uploading new photos to my site. It was then I noticed my web site was taking minutes to load pages, not seconds, so I started to dig into the cause.

Server statistics logged by New Relic

My most viewed blog posts for 2014

I sat down the other evening and had a look at my top 20 most viewed blog posts for 2014. With only eight of my top 20 posts having been written this year, it goes to show the value that writing a “timeless” blog post can give.

Rebuilding all of my websites

I’ve had quite busy recently – on Thursday last week I discovered all of my web sites were offline, which resulted in me moving to a new hosting provider, and rebuilding every bit of content. So how did I do it?

 'Website Suspended' message from cPanel

Another 15 minutes of fame

It looks like my blog post yesterday about confronting a racist guy on the tram got a bit of attention, with almost 8,000 views of my blog during the day.

Traffic to my blog on March 20, 2014

Tooting my own horn yet again

I saw a spike in traffic to my blog today – so who has linked to me this time?

Blog statistics: February 20, 2014