Dillard Family

by | Oct 26, 2018 | Portfolio

Derick and Jill Dillard wanted a blog for sharing family news, photos, recipes, and articles with thousands of friends and followers from around the world. With a growing family and busy lives, they needed an attractive, mobile-friendly site that would be simple to use, easy to update, and could handle the inevitable traffic spikes and security concerns that naturally result from running a high-profile website.

Development Highlights

Web Security and Protection

Integrating the site with CloudFlare provided unmetered mitigation of DDoS attacks to and a global CDN to maintain performance and reliability.

Cloud Storage and Delivery

Utilizing Amazon AWS for both data storage through S3 and delivery through CloudFront provided an economical data retention framework with lightning fast availability.

Website Monetization

Installing and tuning Google AdSense provided opportunity for online monetization. Ad categories were customized to avoid potentially inappropriate or offense content.

Speed Optimization

Hosting the site with LiteSpeed provided exclusive server-level caching for optimum performance with intelligent rules for automatically purging at the object, page, and CDN levels.