Convert WordPress MySQL Database Tables from MyISAM to InnoDB for Better Scale

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Scaling WordPress websites to stupidly big levels is something that makes us very, very happy. Over the past 10 years, I’ve overseen some fairly significant web applications, powered by WordPress, which pushed the envelope in terms of what the CMS can do. One instance saw us taking 5,000+ XML (NewsML + other types) files pushed […]

What is Google Shopping and How Does it Work?

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Google Shopping results are starting to spring up at the top, and at the right-hand side, of ordinary Google search results where product names (or related terms) are included in searches on the web’s most popular search engine. There’s also a bit at the top of Google which says “Shopping”. But what is Google Shopping, […]

How To: Turn WordPress into an Affiliate Store

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We’ve had a lot of enquiries over the years about turning WordPress into a variety of things. One of the major things people would like WordPress to do is to grapple with affiliate (well, merchant, to be precise) product feeds, and spit out product based pages. Over the years, I’ve installed a few systems to […]

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