CloudFlare & WHM/cPanel Apache Server Firewall Conflict

JeffTechnical Articles & Notes

CloudFlare adds another level of security and resilience in front of our dedicated server. It’s an excellent idea and for basic use, it’s completely free. Fab. However, there’s a problem. Because all server traffic which is routed via CloudFlare effectively comes from CloudFlare, and because it’s imperative CloudFlare’s IP address ranges are never blocked (because one bad apple would spoil … Read More

Optimising WordPress Installation For Google PageSpeed Insights

JeffTechnical Articles & Notes

I decided to implement Aetherweb’s own site using WordPress partly as a learning experience (it’s my first play with WordPress 4+) and partly because it made things quick and easy. As soon as I launched the new site live I navigated to Google PageSpeed insights: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/ I discovered a considerable number of issues with image optimisation, above the fold javascript … Read More

Welcome to Aetherweb’s Blog!

JeffNews, Updates & General Information

I’ve been meaning to start a blog for Aetherweb for some time – and I’ve finally got round to doing it. I think it will be useful for me as a reference, but also for other people who are working on the same things as I am, and who are searching the web for an answer to a problem I’ve … Read More