Category: Security

Keeping safe

WordPress 4.7.4 and the ‘noopener noreferrer’ attribute

Some of you may have noticed that after you upgrade to WordPress 4.7.4, when you edit a post using the visual editor tab and add an internal link (a link…

Email Authentication – Don’t Let Your Emails End Up in Spam

The dreaded spam folder. One thing all businesses try to avoid when it comes to sending out emails. Winding up in the spam folder can drastically diminish your total number…

How to Safely Enable WordPress SVG Support (2 Simple Clicks)

SVG is an XML-based vector image which is commonly used by websites and brands to display logos and icons on their websites. The main reason they are especially popular among…
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Free SSL Hosting From Kinsta With Let’s Encrypt Integration

Kinsta has a Let’s Encrypt integration, which means free SSL hosting and certificates for all of your WordPress sites. The certificate renewal process is completely automated, which in turn saves…
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Why Premium DNS is No Longer Optional

You’ve probably heard the term “premium DNS” thrown around before and maybe you didn’t give it a second thought. Most people know that using a premium DNS provider can help…
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WordPress Security – 19+ Steps to Lock Down Your Site

When it comes to WordPress security, there are a lot of things you can do to lock down your site to prevent hackers and vulnerabilities from affecting your business or…
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An Overview of TLS 1.3 – Faster and More Secure

It has been over eight years since the last encryption protocol update, but the final version of TLS 1.3 has now been published as of August 2018. ? The exciting…
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CVE-2016-6309 – Patching NGINX for OpenSSL Security Issues

Security is of the utmost importance to us here at Kinsta. That is one reason why we recently launched two-factor authentication to secure your Kinsta accounts. Over the past week…
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The Importance of WordPress Two-Factor Authentication

We take security very seriously here at Kinsta and that’s why we offer two-factor authentication for all of our WordPress hosting clients. Nothing could be worse than someone hijacking access…
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In-Depth HTTP to HTTPS Migration Guide for WordPress

As of July 24th, 2018, Google Chrome is now be marking all non-HTTPS sites as “Not Secure.” Regardless of whether they collect data or not. This is why HTTPS is…