Tag: Apache

  • Update to TLS 1.3 with Apache

    I moved this site to TLS 1.3 a few weeks ago. So far, it has been working great if I use a web browser. Unfortunately, no one has updated Curl to work with TLS 1.3. The second issue is that Curl is the HTTP client library du jour for C or languages that use C’s […]

  • Don’t leave web server performance on the table.

    If you followed the WordPress Install Guide you are leaving performance on the table for your website. The WordPress Install Guide defaults to Apache’s mod PHP which is definitely leaving performance on the table. Here is how to fix that in Ubuntu 20.04: install php-fpm: sudo apt install php-fpm disable mod_php and mpm_prefork: sudo a2dismod […]

  • Use Apache’s mod_usertrack to get analytics without sharing data

    First a major caveat, I still have Jetpack installed to simplify a few tasks like reducing comment spam. Until I have a replacement for everything it does, it will still track visitors. You need to know how many people are interacting with your site and where they are interacting with it. Without some form of […]

  • Enabling TLS 1.3 in Apache >=2.4.38

    TLSv1.3 is now available on 85% of web clients, according to caniuse.com. Since I don’t have to support either Internet Explorer or the six microscopic mobile web browsers that don’t support it at all, I have gone ahead and migrated my servers straight over to TLSv1.3. Below is a sample configuration that will enable TLSv1.3 […]