Articles by Brian Jackson

Brian is the Chief Marketing Officer at Kinsta. He focuses on everything from developing new online growth strategies, content creation, technical SEO, and outreach within the community. He has a huge passion for WordPress, has been using it for 8+ years, and even develops a couple premium plugins. Brian enjoys blogging, movies, and hiking. Connect with Brian on Twitter.

How to Fix the Error Establishing a Database Connection in WordPress

The “error establishing a database connection” is probably one of the most common and frightening errors that WordPress users can encounter. It’s definitely a close tie …

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Michael Hebenstreit

You can find Michael with MH Themes on Twitter and Facebook. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: …

7 Easy Ways to Check Disk Usage in WordPress

There is no such thing as “unlimited” disk space or bandwidth when it comes to web hosting. Shared WordPress hosts typically advertise this but still have …

How to Easily Create Tables in WordPress with TablePress

One of the best ways to organize a large amount of data on your WordPress site is with a simple table. Unfortunately, WordPress doesn’t offer table …

Diving Into the New Gutenberg WordPress Editor (Pros and Cons)

The current WordPress visual editor hasn’t had many changes over the years and for the most part, has stayed pretty much the same. While this isn’t …

8 Huge Benefits of Not Going Down the VC Route

Many of you may not know this but Kinsta is proud to call itself a bootstrapped company. This means we have never taken outside funds from …

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with James Kemp

You can find James on Twitter, Iconic, and Github. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & …

Analyzing Third-Party Performance on Your WordPress Site

A lot of optimization articles focus on how you can speed up your WordPress site, such as optimizing your images or moving to a faster host. …

What’s New In WordPress 4.8

It’s that time again! The next release of WordPress is now available to download. WordPress 4.8 “Evans,” was released last week on the 8th of June. It …

Where and How to Hire a WordPress Developer

Finding a skilled and professional WordPress developer can truly be a long, grueling, and daunting task. There are literally hundreds of sites out there with millions …

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Mike Stott

You can find Mike on LinkedIn or Twitter. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & …

Google Docs to WordPress – 6 Tricks You Need to Know

We love WordPress, but it can also be frustrating sometimes when it doesn’t work flawlessly with another platform or integration. A lot of you are business …