Category: Web Design

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 more important than ever! In today’s post

Best Chrome Extensions for WordPress Users to Boost Productivity

WordPress is loved by many not only because of its open-source nature, ease of use, and an abundance of gorgeous themes but because its plugins allow you to add different functionality to your website. Thanks

20+ SaaS Products We Use to Grow Our Web Hosting Company

When it comes to running a successful company, sometimes you are only as good as your tools! Of course, you need talented people behind those tools, but choosing the right SaaS products can help boost

A Deep Dive Into the Pingdom Speed Test Tool

Today we want to dive into how to better use and understand the data from the popular website speed test tool Pingdom. You can use it to do what we call a waterfall analysis of

Query Monitor – Debug WordPress and Improve Website Performance

Imagine this scenario: You’re working on a WordPress development project and have a dozen or more plugins installed. However, your site isn’t humming along quite the way you’d like it to. You’ve eliminated all of

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview With Piotr Pawlak

You can find him on LinkedIn as well. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What inspired you to create Kinetise? Well, we saw a need to automate

How to Fix the Leverage Browser Caching Warning in WordPress

If you have ever run your WordPress website through Google PageSpeed Insights or Pingdom then you have probably seen that big yellow Leverage Browser Caching warning. And that is probably why you ended up at this

How to Speed up WordPress Comments

Have you ever noticed that your most popular blog posts – the ones that trigger an avalanche of comments – take a little longer to load? While it’s nice to watch WordPress comments roll in

WordPress Image Positioning, Spacing & Alignment – Common Problems and Fixes

LAST UPDATED: August 2016 Ah images. They cause so much grief in the WordPress editor don’t they? They just don’t seem to do what you expect of them. Unfortunately the WordPress editor is not (yet?)

A Complete Guide and List of HTTP Status Codes

HTTP status codes are like a short note from the web server that gets tacked onto the top of a web page. It’s not actually part of the web page. Instead, it’s a message from the

How to Easily Build a Pricing Table in WordPress

When it comes to turning website visitors into buyers, one of the best things you can do is help them choose the right option for their needs and their budget. And one of the most

Kinsta Hires Brian Jackson to Help With Inbound Strategy

Kinsta is excited to welcome Brian Jackson to the team as our new inbound marketing director. He will be helping us with our online growth strategies, lead generation, content creation, technical SEO, and outreach within the

wp-config.php File – An In-Depth View on How to Configure WordPress

One of the most important files of a WordPress installation is the configuration file. It resides in the root directory and contains constant definitions and PHP instructions that make WordPress work the way you want.The

WordPress GIFs – How to Use Them On Your Website

Using multimedia content in your blog posts can result in more shares, more backlinks, more conversions, and more of anything else that you’re looking to achieve. The readers will see the effort and they will

WordPress Redirect – Best Practices For Faster Performance

There is a WordPress redirect functionality built into core which is designed to catch wrong URLS. When an incorrect URL is requested, WordPress tries to locate the correct URL and will redirect the visitor to

You Need to Spend Money to Make Money from Your Website

No matter how many times you multiply a zero, the grand total of all multiplications will always be zero. Similarly, you cannot make money with zero investment. If success came at no cost, everybody would be

How to Implement WordPress Lazy Load on Images and Videos

The average web pages weight in at 3719 kB with images and videos making up nearly 78% of the total weight according to the HTTP Archive. That’s a lot of bytes for a website visitor’s

Maintaining Your WordPress Site

Launching your WordPress site is just the beginning of its life on the web. You’ve conceived and birthed your baby… but now you’re in charge of feeding and protecting it. Owning a website is a responsibility.

Building Efficient WordPress Queries with WP_Query

As WordPress developers, we often need to retrieve posts, pages and other content matching specific criteria from the database. Usually, we don’t need to build SQL queries (and often we shouldn’t) because the WP_Query class and

Ad Retargeting – Why You Need to Understand How to Use It

You’ve spent a lot of time, energy, and money to promote your website. And you’re probably elated whenever new visitors stop by your site. But the excitement will likely die out after some time if it’s not helping