Performance and Security
WordPress is database-driven, so it’s not quite as fast at serving up individual pages as a CMS that writes static files to the server. However, there are a number of things you can do to improve its performance, starting with caching dynamic output to static pages. I’ll explain how caching works and show you how to set it up. I’ll also show you some ways to identify performance problems in your installation.
The downside of being the most popular CMS in the world is that WordPress attracts a lot of attention from would-be hackers. The development team does a great job of responding to newly discovered vulnerabilities ...