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Everything You Wanted to Know About Auto Scaling

If you’ve never heard of auto scaling before you can think about it like an HOV lane on the highway. When Nexcess Auto Scaling is enabled, if our servers detect a surge of traffic, we’ll automatically open up an ‘HOV lane’ to manage the expanding traffic.

Git Hooks

Git is a powerful version control system that we’ve barely scratched the surface on over our last few posts. Today, we’re going to look at the automation power that Git can give you with Git Hooks.

Introduction to Unit Testing for WordPress

While you can find lots of content about unit testing PHP applications, there aren’t many people talking about unit testing specifically for WordPress. There is precious little written about where to start for developers that are ready to increase their code quality and want to learn how to add tests to their work.

Deploy WordPress with Github Actions

Automating your WordPress deployment, and taking the time to get it right, means you never accidentally overwrite the wrong files, put the wrong files in the wrong directory, or make any other of the many mistakes I’ve made moving files around in the 12 years I’ve been building sites. A day or two of time spent configuring deployment for your first time is worth saving that pain.