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Articles by Brian Jackson

Brian has a huge passion for WordPress, has been using it for over a decade, and even develops a couple of premium plugins. Brian enjoys blogging, movies, and hiking. Connect with Brian on Twitter.
Google Pagespeed Insights
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Google PageSpeed Insights: The Truth About Scoring 100/100

Scoring 100/100 on Google PageSpeed insights seems like a dream? Here's how to use these speed insights to improve your site's performance instead.
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31 min read
Publish date
January 20, 2020
Kinsta year in review 2019
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Scaling Kinsta to a Global WordPress Hosting Platform in 2019

2019 has been an extremely exciting and busy year here at Kinsta. Check out our year in review post to see our progress and what's in store for 2020.
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27 min read
Publish date
December 18, 2019
Kinsta giving back
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Kinsta Gives Back to the Homeless for Thanksgiving

As our company culture, we try to give back to the community as much as we can. This year we donated to The Samaritan Inn to help the homeless.
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3 min read
Publish date
November 22, 2019
ecommerce strategies
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13 Solid Ecommerce Strategies to Skyrocket Sales During the 2022 Holiday Season

Prepare your online store for the Holiday season! Check out these unique ecommerce strategies to skyrocket your ecommerce sales (and beat your comp…
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49 min read
Publish date
November 13, 2019
wordpress version control
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WordPress Version Control (What It Is and Best Solutions)

Learn what WordPress version control is plus some of the solutions you can use to start tracking changes at your WordPress website.
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8 min read
Publish date
October 28, 2019
GCP compute-optimized C2 machines
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Doing the Unimaginable – Kinsta Is Boosting Performance for Everyone up to 200%

Moving to Google Cloud Platform's next-generation compute-optimized VMs (C2) has enabled us to achieve speeds unrivaled in the WordPress hosting in…
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17 min read
Publish date
October 14, 2019
ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT
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How to Fix the ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error (Step by Step)

In this post, we take a deep dive into the “ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT” error and examine why you might see this and what you can do to fix it.
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19 min read
Publish date
October 4, 2019
How to Defer Parsing of Javascript Warning in WordPress
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How to Defer Parsing of JavaScript in WordPress (4 Methods)

Learn how to defer parsing of JavaScript in WordPress with 4 easy-to-follow methods, plus what this warning actually means for your WordPress site.
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9 min read
Publish date
September 25, 2019
JPG vs JPEG: Understanding the Most Common Image File Format
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JPG vs JPEG: Understanding the Most Common Image File Format

What is JPG in comparison to JPEG? When it comes to .jpeg vs .jpg, the truth is there are few differences between the two except the number of char…
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13 min read
Publish date
August 16, 2019
WordCamp Montréal 2019
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Join Kinsta at WordCamp Montréal 2019 — We’re Presenting!

Mark your calendars for WordCamp Montréal on August 10-11, 2019. We've got free swag for you and we'll be presenting on the topic of WordPress perf…
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2 min read
Publish date
August 5, 2019
WooCommerce Tutorial – How to Start Your WordPress Ecommerce Store
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WooCommerce Tutorial — How to Set It up on Your Website

Check out our comprehensive WooCommerce tutorial on how to get it setup on your website. We take an in-depth look at each feature and customization.
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21 min read
Publish date
July 17, 2019
disk usage WordPress
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8 Easy Ways to Check Disk Usage in WordPress (Find Large Files & Data)

Your website grows bigger every day. Here are 8 easy ways to check disk usage in WordPress. Find those large files and DB tables!
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13 min read
Publish date
July 13, 2019