Handling surges in traffic to a WooCommerce site with NGINX
I’ve recently worked on a few WooCommerce projects where we’ve needed to handle large surges of traffic from social media/email campaigns on sites we host for our customers. Alongside this for one customer, the problem was amplified by the fact that Microsoft’s “SafeLinks” functionality in their Office 365 service scans every URL they see in […]
Stop WooCommerce calling admin-ajax.php on all page loads.
WooCommerce makes a call to admin-ajax.php on every page view, to retrieve shopping cart data. As this happens asynchronously, the page view can still be cached – which is great, but the request back to admin-ajax.php can’t be and results in a full un-cached load of WordPress and WooCommerce for reach request. Quite a lot […]
WordPress powered multi-event delegate directory, a meeting room booking system and tombstones.
We’ve had a very busy start to 2023 with lots of projects both large and small for existing clients. This month, we’ve been working on adding custom (and complex!) functionality for some clients alongside more straightforward design and layout tweaks for others… Adding tombstones to a law firm client’s site Nothing to do with novelty […]
In the studio: A LearnDash LMS site launch & WooCommerce basket modifications
What better way to finish the year than with the launch of a brand new website for a very happy client? That was just one of the highlights from the Delicious Media studio in December. There was no chance of winding down, with last minute projects keeping the team busy right up until Christmas… New […]
In the studio: Custom reporting for LearnDash, dynamic landing pages and customised WooCommerce invoices.
There’s always a variety of different projects and challenges in the Delicious Studio and November has been no exception… Custom reporting and dashboard designs for LearnDash LearnDash has a lot of features as standard, but we often get clients who need something bespoke. In November, we worked on an existing LearnDash site to customise the […]
In the studio: 10 years of Delicious Media, WooCommerce & LearnDash checkout customisations, a UX review and H5P integration
In October, we celebrated 10 years of Delicious Media! We’ve been so busy, it almost past us by! A huge thank you to all our clients past and present, particularly over the last few years which have been challenging for some of our customers. We’re looking forward to what the next 10 years has planned […]