Category: Web Development

WordPress Black Friday Deals on Hosting, Plugins and Themes

Thanksgiving is a great time to stock up on some new WordPress treats 🙂 Many WordPress shops are discounting their products for a limited time. There are many, many deals out there, but here are the

What’s New in PHP 7.1.0

As of December 1st, the newest version of PHP, PHP 7.1.0 is now available. After a huge update that took PHP from 5.6 straight to 7.0 increasing speeds considerably, PHP is now focusing on core language

Kinsta Feeds 300 Homeless for Thanksgiving

Here at Kinsta we try to give back to the community as much as we can. This year alone we’ve sponsored WordCamps in Orange County, Tokyo, Sydney, Dallas, Rio de Janeiro, Nashville, Phoenix, Seattle, Stockholm,

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview With Tom Willmot

You can find Tom on LinkedIn or Twitter. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & how did you first get involved with WordPress? Like

How to Install and Optimize the Total WordPress Theme

There are a lot of misconceptions about large multipurpose WordPress themes like Avada and the X theme and that they might bring your site to crawl. It is true that most multipurpose themes do have

5 Tips on How to Price a Product or Service For WordPress

With every new company, startup, or product launch comes the ultimate question, how much should you charge for your WordPress product or service? Where do you even begin to set a baseline? This is not

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview With Charlie Patel

You can find Charlie on LinkedIn or Twitter. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & how did you first get involved with WordPress? I

Enhancing WordPress Custom Menus for Navigation

Custom navigation menus are an amazing WordPress feature that allows admin users to add any list of links anywhere into the site. They can be links to internal resources, like posts, pages and archives, as

WordPress SEO Checklist – 45 Tips to Increase Traffic by 571% in 13 Months

Some might lead you to believe “SEO is dead.” Google that search term and what comes back in return is over 800,000 search results. However, just because SEO has changed drastically over the past decade

How to Install WordPress Locally the Easy Way

Sometimes it can be more convenient to work with WordPress on your local machine. Today we want to share with you an awesome WordPress product, DesktopServer from ServerPress, which can make installing WordPress locally a complete

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 them but don’t take the

Top 9 Reasons To Choose Managed WordPress Hosting

For your business to succeed online today you have to juggle all sorts of things; everything from marketing, hosting, social media, advertising, content creation, etc. This can all become quickly overwhelming and very stressful. Today we

A Deep Dive Into WordPress Automatic Updates

When it comes to security, we know how important is to regularly update WordPress installations (core, themes and plugins), and how long the upgrade process could take to us, especially when we have installed a

Google AMP – How to Implement it in WordPress

The web is constantly evolving and for a lot of business owners this means the need for staying on top of all the changes with Google. If you don’t adapt it means you could get left behind.

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 blog. The last thing you

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview With Steve Zehngut

You can find Steve on LinkedIn or Twitter. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & how did you first get involved with WordPress? I

In-Depth Look at WordPress Permalinks and URL Rewriting

In today’s post we are going to take an in-depth look at WordPress permalinks and URL rewriting. According to a 1999 post by Jacob Nielsen, a usable website requires: a domain name that is easy to

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 part for the WordPress community and

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview With Kim Doyal

You can find Kim on LinkedIn or Twitter. This is our recent interview with her, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & how did you first get involved with WordPress? My background

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview With Jean Galea

You can find Jean on LinkedIn or Twitter. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & how did you first get involved with WordPress? I