How to Configure WordPress to Use CDN(Content Delivery Network)

As you know, MickGenie.com is running with CDN as my previous post on http://www.mickgenie.com/mickgenie-com-live-with-content-delivery-network/. Mick Genie found out the website loading time actually faster than earlier.

Now, Mick Genie going to guide you how to install CDN and configure it with your WordPress.

What is CDN(Content Delivery Network)?
Content Delivery Network as known as Content Distribution Network (CDN) is a computer system contain a copies of static data of your blog from the central server from the world.

Advantage to get CDN

  • Speed – With CDN, all of your static file such as image, javascript, etc will store to the CDN central server. You will get the latest cache file from the central server depend on your Geographically area, hence the speed load will be faster than usual.
  • Security – With CDN, it adds additional of the security level, CDN concept said that when your bottleneck under attack, all of the attack not going through to your hosted server only, but it is actually separate to all of the central server and the attack level will slow down.
  • Availability – With large network of the central server, the availability of the network is better than single server.

CDN Provider
There are some CDN provider by now, and mickgenie.com actually using services from ExaBytes Network.

How to Install CDN
Step 1: Get the CDN provider.
If you interested to purchase CDN services, you may contact ExaBytes Sales team here.

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cPanel License Checklist

If you using cPanel as your server control panel and you might found out the license expired error message for sometimes.

First of all, you should check if your server hostname is Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN). To do this, log into your SSH, type hostname.
$ hostname

Your hostname should appear like server.mickgenie.com instead of mickgenie only.

Next, you may check from cPanel verify site as URL below if your license have expired.
http://verify.cpanel.net/

Then you should check if your primary IP of the server match to the registered license IP. Log into your SSH again and type,
$ curl http://www1.cpanel.net/showip.cgi

If the IP not match, contact cPanel on that.

Lastly, verify or update your license as script below from SSH.