Setting up and Optimizing WordPress

WordPress ( is the best and most used content management platform in the world. It allows individuals and small companies to go online with the quality of a professional website. The WordPress ecosystem provides plugins and templates that make this Content Management System (CMS) extremely flexible. This flexibility allows to target a wide range of […]

Growing with WordPress to handle business grade traffic

The challenge A couple of years ago, I accepted the challenge of setting  up the digital presence of a Mobile Operator Startup. We started working early November and were challenged to be online by December 15th. When you are put in front of impossible deadlines you need shortcuts. I met with my new colleagues and […]

WooCommerce performance tips

Recently I gave a talk at Wordcamp Rome 2018 about “Using WordPress in a large business” where I touched the key challenges addressed in managing a high traffic e-commerce website powered by WooCommerce and WordPress. One of the topics was about considering your database “like a garden”, keeping it from overgrowing and maintaining it clean. […]

Improving standard WordPress search

Version 1.2 – Added review of Relevanssi Search Plugin Version 1.1 – Added screenshots of Better Search Plugin Search is very basic in WordPress so I’m trying to find some better solutions. In particular I have the following goals: Improve overall search quality and ranking. Be able to index specific content. Apart from jus pages […]