Chris, a former client whose WordPress website I worked on several years ago, contacted me recently about an unexpected error message on their WordPress dashboard.
The issue was due to their infrastructure, but Chris didn’t know how to resolve the issue.
It was a PHP version issue. Could I take a look at it and resolve the issue?
And could I take a look at the site’s performance?
Chris was speaking at a conference in a few months and wanted to make sure the site was in tip-top condition for performance.
Sure, I replied to Chris.
I resolved the PHP version issue quickly.
But when I looked into site performance, and what steps I could take to improve it, I met a barrier right from the start.
It had to do with the permalink structure my client had on their website. Continue reading Quick Tip: Default WordPress Permalinks Redirect Automatically to Custom Link Structure