Category: Servers

A Comprehensive Guide To HTTP/2 Server Push

    The landscape for the performance-minded developer has changed significantly in the last year or so, with the emergence of HTTP/2 being perhaps the most significant of all. No longer is HTTP/2 a feature we pine for. It has arrive...

Next Generation Server Compression With Brotli

    Chances are pretty good that you’ve worked with, or at least understand the concept of, server compression. By compressing website assets on the server prior to transferring them to the browser, we’ve been able to achieve sub...

A Look At The Modern WordPress Server Stack

   Editor’s Note: Today marks a special day for WordPress. Powering many websites (and yes, Smashing Magazine is one of them), it celebrates its 13th birthday today. Happy birthday, dear WordPress! Here’s to many more! Do you remember when you could run a “fast” WordPress website with ju...