Tracking ClickBank affiliates with Google Analytics

Being able to track your affiliates in Google Analytics is vital if you want to maximise your earning potential. By correctly¬†associating your visitors with the affiliate who brought them, you are able to: Identify the traffic sources for your highest converting visitors Identify your best performing affiliates, and work with them directly Identify new content/affiliate […]

The Full Guide to Speeding Up WordPress

Or … How I Made My WordPress Site 1,630% Faster. Hopefully the headline caught your attention! But it’s actually true. What follows is my journey from shared hosting to probably the best hosting option in the current marketplace. Shared hosting is what all of us use when we’re getting started. And for years I didn’t […]

Force all requests to HTTPS on Cloudways

I found it a little difficult to get a proper HTTPS redirect working on Cloudways. All of the other mod_rewrite rules for checking non-SSL traffic seemed to end in a redirection loop. This turns out the be the code that works: # HTTPS redirect <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP:X-Forwarded-Proto} !https RewriteRule .* https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L] […]

Optimising WordPress with a membership site

If you’re developing an affiliate marketing sale site, one of the problems you might run into is effective use of membership plugins. There seems to be a conflict in outcomes. You have to pick one of these two (but not both!): Fast site with good Page Rank Working ecommerce sales If you install caching plugins […]