TroubleShooting

Using Find/Search & Replace on your Pressable Site

When you setup a site on Pressable, a staging URL is created: {site_name}.mystagingwebsite.com There are a couple of advantages of this staging URL: Migrating a site from another host: You can move the files and database and test before changing DNS. Cloning a site already on Pressable: Test updates, make changes, etc., without modifying your […]

Object Caching with Memcached at Pressable

By default WordPress object cache is non-persistent. This means that data stored in the object cache resides in memory only and only for the duration of the request. However, Pressable uses Memcached to store cached items in the object cache persistently across page loads to speed up your site. Queries must be cached very deliberately, […]

Troubleshooting SFTP Connection Problems

If you are experiencing trouble trying to connect to your website using SFTP, we have found that the following troubleshooting steps are helpful. In almost all cases one of these actions will help resolve the problem. Step 1 Verify that you are using the correct SFTP login details. Please note that this login is different […]

Troubleshooting Website Performance Issues

Intro There are multiple factors that can affect the amount of time that it takes for a website to load: improperly sized images, uncompressed Javascript files, and lack of caching to name a few. In this article we are going to walk through various steps you can take to test and better optimize the performance […]

Using the Query Monitor plugin

What is Query Monitor? The Query Monitor plugin is a free debugging tool that helps assess the performance of your website. It gives an in-depth analysis of all of the requests being made to the server including database queries, HTTP requests, hooks & actions, and so much more. It can be used to help identify […]

How to prevent Batcache page caching on Pressable

Pressable uses Batcache and Memcached to store and serve rendered pages. However, there are times where you might not want something cached, such as a specific page or cookie. This guide will help you exempt those items from Batcache. Before making these modifications, you will want to make sure that the page is being served […]

Using Cloudflare with SSL

Cloudflare is a DNS management service that works with Pressable. If you are using Cloudflare to manage your DNS, it is important to setup the SSL settings at Cloudflare to ensure it works with Pressable’s SSL. If you receive a “Getting Too Many Redirects” error, then this guide will help you resolve that issue. There […]

Why does my site say “Briefly Down For Scheduled Maintenance”?

Is your website showing the “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance” message? You may encounter this message when applying updates to your site. This happens because a plugin or theme was interrupted before it could finish the updates process. If you’d like to avoid this, make sure you allow each process to finish before leaving the updates page. […]

Why is my CSS not updating?

If you are not seeing changes that you have applied to your website, you may need to clear your cache. Once you put your site into production mode, a content delivery network (CDN) is enabled. The CDN takes the files that don’t change frequently, like CSS and JavaScript, and stores them across our global network. […]

How to debug a 500 error

In this article we will be walking you through the steps required to successfully diagnose and debug a 500 error. 500 errors can be a pain but if you go through this guide you will be able to address them and that will give you enough information to fix them. Below are the three things that […]

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