5 steps to optimize your rented server for WordPress

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By choosing to rent a VPS server for your WordPress site, you will get more privacy, more security, and more productivity resources.

While switching to a Deltahost VPS will automatically open the door for better performance, you can still further customize and optimize your WordPress VPS.

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In this article, we’ll take a look at what you can do to get the most out of your VPS server purchase!

1. Choose a plan with the right features

The first thing to do is to choose the Deltahost tariff. The main difference between each of these plans is the amount of RAM, processor, and disk space available to you.

Instead of guessing what specs your site needs, it’s better to look at how much traffic you’re getting, what files you’re storing, and how much RAM you need to load your site quickly.

2. Update WordPress and your software.

Next, update all your software. Pay attention to WordPress notifications, and update the software as needed. If you’ve made any individual changes to your theme, it’s best to back up those changes before updating WordPress.

You will also need to ensure that your PHP and MySQL instances are running the most recent versions. Trying to run the site on older versions of WordPress or outdated PHP and MySQL instances will result in crashes and may even cause security issues.

3. Limit indexing to crawlers

Search bots index your site to display relevant content in search results. However, if you’ve begun to notice that search bots are interfering with your server, it’s best to adjust crawl speed through Google Search Console and crawl speed through Yandex.Webmaster.

This little trick should improve the performance of a rented server, especially if the site slows down due to search robots.

4. Eliminate hotlinking

Hotlinking is when another website owner wants to use an image from your site and displays it via the image’s URL.

If a high-traffic site is hotlinking your images to your site, it can cause your server to be overwhelmed and you don’t need it. A good way to prevent this is to disable hotlinking!

5. Use server caching

The last time your browser started slowing down or loading pages erratically, you probably went into your browser settings and cleared your cache. There are similar server-oriented caching mechanisms.

These mechanisms work to clean up your server when it starts to load badly. To clear the cache you can use Memcached. It is a high-performance distributed memory caching system. The service works by optimizing database query caching and speeding up web applications.

No time and desire for self-optimization and server setup? Go to Deltahost – profitable hosting in the USA, and order a server administration service.