#Web_Dev

What is Time to First Byte (TTFB)?

Time To First Byte, TTFB, is a measurement used to indicate the responsiveness of the web servers and resources. In the web development and hosting industry, time to the first byte is used to define the initial server response time, which is the very first piece of code or file that a browser receives upon […]

How to reduce initial server response time?

Once you test your website on benchmarking tools like — PageSpeed, GTmetrix, Pingdom, or WebPageTest; you might have encountered a red signal that says to reduce initial server response time. What is that? If you do not know what is response time, then take it as how fast a web page opens up for you […]

How to reduce server response times?

DevTools: Waterfall

While optimizing a website for a greater performance we need to improve its foundation, which is server response time or time to first byte (TTFB). In an earlier article we learned about the TTFB, and we learned that the server’s latency affects the website speed. When we test a website on tools like GTmetrix, Lighthouse, […]

How to remove website (URL) field from WordPress comments?

WordPress bloggers who loves content sharing and engaging their followers uses comment section to express opinions of other fellow bloggers and readers. But that comment section is also the most spammed section in the WordPress, as you know there are end numbers of annoying scrappers, auto comment bots, and similar tools that spam the WordPress’s […]

How to redirect 404 to homepage in Nginx?

Nginx

When a requested URL is not available or not found it’s advisable to redirect them to another URL or to a homepage that’s user-friendly. Nginx web server allows us to redirect off such 404 error pages to a custom URL, all we need to do is instruct Nginx’s site configuration to redirect such pages, and […]