XMLRPC.PHP in WordPress and Should it be disabled?

Should-you-disable-xmlrpc.php-in-WordPress

In a perfect world, all of the systems and tools you use to create and maintain your WordPress sites would be both convenient and secure. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. XML-RPC is useful for enabling remote connections between various external applications and WordPress. On the other hand, disabling this feature can help improve your site’s…

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YouTube Embeds for Faster Page Load Speeds

It is easy to embed a YouTube video but you’ll be surprised to know how much extra weight that embedded YouTube video can add to your web pages. The browser has to download about half a Mb of extra JavaScript files (see screenshot) for rendering the YouTube video player alone. And these files are downloaded…

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