Wordpress.com vs Github Pages Performance compared

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Wordpress.com gets a lot of attention about its bloat and slowness. While moving to Github pages, I ran a comparison and wanted to show the magnitude of difference across the 2 platforms.

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Perceptual SpeedIndex - What, Why and is it necessary?

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Recently a paper was released about perceived performance around a new metric called SpeedPerception. Although interesting, it does not appear to be practical like SpeedIndex, TTFB or other metrics.

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5 tools for DIY SEO Health Check

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Basic SEO analysis for technical folks can sound difficult. There are a lot of free tools that can help. I show 5 such SEO tools/methods for DIY SEO analysis.

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Migrating Wordpress Blogs to GitHub Pages

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Wordpress.com's free blogs have a number of inherent limitations. Moving to Ghithub pages provides ability to overcome these limitations and make the blogs faster and more effective. Here's my experience with this process.

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Mutual auth and Certificate Revocation

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How to auto-upgrade to HTTPS (aka avoid mixed content)?

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When migrating to a full HTTPS site, Content-Security-Policy and Upgrade-Insecure-Requests could be your friend. This post tells you the use of the headers and the mechanism to implement it during the site migration.

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How can CDN help in your SEO efforts?

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What metrics matter for SEO?

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