wordpress robots.txt

WordPress Robots.txt Guide – What It Is and How to Use It

Ever heard the term robots.txt and wondered how it applies to your website? Most websites have a robots.txt file, but that doesn’t mean most webmasters understand it. In this post, we hope to change that by offering a deep dive into the WordPress robots.txt file, as well as how it can control and limit access to […]

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Interview with Ben Pines from Elementor

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Ben Pines

You can find Ben 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? In 2006, I started my marketing career as an in an SEO agency. It was the wild west era of SEO, back when […]

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WordPress real estate plugins

8 Best WordPress Real Estate Plugins – Reviewed and Compared

Interested in seeing more “Sold” signs with your real estate business? Take a look at your website. If you don’t have one that’s your first problem. If you do, ask yourself if it’s clean, modern and easy to navigate. One big problem with the real estate industry is that agents get sold on websites from franchisors […]

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Squarespace vs WordPress

Squarespace vs WordPress – Which One is Better? (Pros and Cons)

While WordPress is, by far, the world’s most popular content management system, that doesn’t mean it’s the only way to make a website. In recent years, we’ve seen the rise of beginner-friendly website builders like Squarespace and Wix. In this post, we’ll compare the former, Squarespace, to WordPress, the content management system powering 28.7% of […]

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WordPress 4.9

What’s New in WordPress 4.9

WordPress 4.9 Beta 3 has just been released and is available for testing. The second major release of this year marks a significant step toward a more user-centric way to customize and manage websites, with great improvements to the Customizer, new exciting functionalities to widgets, a powerful text editor for editing code, and much more. So, it’s […]

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WordPress RSS feed plugin

3 Handy WordPress RSS Feed Plugins (RSS Feeds Aren’t Dead Yet)

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) plugins are used to send your newly published posts and pages to news feed readers or mailboxes. People use feed readers like Feedly and Feedbin to keep tabs on websites that publish quality content on a consistent basis. With an RSS feed in place, they don’t need to keep visiting the website […]

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Google Cloud vs AWS

Google Cloud vs AWS in 2017 (Comparing the Giants)

It’s no surprise that cloud computing has literally taken the world by storm. For most businesses and enterprises, gone are the days of struggling with complicated on-premise server rooms and complicated networking. Over the past decade, cloud computing has become more cost-efficient, secure, and reliable. The major providers in the industry are now investing heavily in their hardware, software, […]

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php 7.2

What’s New in PHP 7.2

Currently in RC3, PHP 7.2 is planned to be released on November 30. The new release is coming with new features, functions, and improvements that will allow us to write better code. In this post, I will introduce some of the most interesting language features coming with PHP 7.2. You can see the full list […]

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WordPress social media plugins

13 Best WordPress Social Media Plugins for Sharing and Engagement

Are you trying to go viral? Well, you don’t need to get millions of followers or views to make a successful blog or online business. You might be able to make a living with just a few hundred VIP Facebook followers. Or you might be able to sell enough seats to your online course with […]

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WordPress performance monitoring with New Relic

How to Find WordPress Performance Bottlenecks with New Relic

Here at Kinsta, our Support Engineers make use of New Relic APM every single day. It’s a powerful tool that drills down into the inner workings of a WordPress website to pinpoint plugins, theme template files, database queries, external calls, or coding errors causing performance issues on our clients’ websites. We pride ourselves on being […]

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add google analytics to WordPress

How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress (Ultimate Guide)

Google Analytics is the standard when it comes to web analytics tools. But many WordPress users struggle when it comes time to actually add Google Analytics to WordPress and start tracking their site. To help with that, we’re going to show you how to add Google Analytics to WordPress using a few different methods. First, […]

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evergreen content

How to Create Evergreen Content That Lasts (17 Tips and Tricks)

Content marketing is one of the most effective strategies when you want to market a business, a website or an online store. However, not all types of content will prove to be valuable for your audience and most of all, some of your valuable articles may die of old age at some point in time […]

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