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: 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.

The Definitive PHP 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 7.4 Benchmarks (2020)

We tested the performance of 22 platforms/configs (WordPress, Drupal, Joomla!) on 6 versions of PHP (5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4) and PHP 7.4 domi...

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.

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.

13 Solid Ecommerce Strategies to Skyrocket Sales During the 2020 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...

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.

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...

How to Fix the ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error (Step by Step)

ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT can occur from a network connection issue or server-side problem. Follow these steps to quickly resolve it on your WordPre...

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.

JPG vs JPEG: Understanding the Most Common Image File Format

What's the difference between jpg vs jpeg? What about jpg 2000? Learn what these image files stand for and why they are spelled differently (there'...

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...

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.