ServerPilot for your PHP development environment

ServerPilot is a cloud hosting control panel designed to be simple, efficient and available as a service. It installs everything you need to run your PHP websites and web applications in a few minutes, with a production-ready configuration on your VPS or dedicated server. In my current company, we started using ServerPilot to host every PHP websites or web applications of our clients.

My co-workers and I encountered some issues with our development environments. Some of us were using the default LAMP stack provided by apt-get, while others used a compiled version of it. In both cases, it wasn’t that optimized and we often had to deal with configuration, permissions or e-mail delivery errors.

Now, we all use the same environment on our production, staging and development environments, thanks to ServerPilot. Continue reading “ServerPilot for your PHP development environment”

Google PageSpeed Insights, how to get 100/100

After many adjustments, I finally manage to score 100/100 on Google PageSpeed Insights. If you use WordPress, you will notice that the difficulty will depend on your current theme and installed plugins. In my case, I started with a score of 51 on mobile and 72 on desktop. In this post, I will present a summary of the steps I followed to get the best score on this tool. Continue reading “Google PageSpeed Insights, how to get 100/100”