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.

Negative SEO (Case Study) – Cleaning up an Attack With Ahrefs

Negative SEO can come in all shapes and forms. Check out how we easily cleaned up a negative SEO attack on Kinsta.com with the Ahrefs tool.

6 WordPress Age Verification Plugins to Help You Add an Age Gate

While age gates aren't always required, they can be good for sites in age-sensitive industries. Check out these 6 WordPress age verification plugins.

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Scott Bolinger

Check out our interview with Scott Bolinger; co-founder of AppPresser, a tool that lets you convert your WordPress website into iOS and Android mob...

How to Fix the Error Establishing a Database Connection in WordPress

Check out these 5 quick ways to fix the error establishing a database connection in WordPress and get your site back up and running.

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Michael Hebenstreit

Check out our interview with Michael Hebenstreit; owner and developer at MH Themes, a premium WordPress theme shop popular for its magazine themes.

7 Easy Ways to Check Disk Usage in WordPress

Nothing is unlimited and over time your WordPress site can grow fast. Here are 7 easy ways to check disk usage in WordPress to start cleaning up.

How to Easily Create Tables in WordPress with TablePress

Using tables in WordPress doesn't have to be hard. Here's a complete guide on how to easily creates tables in WordPress with the free TablePress pl...

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

WordPress might soon get a refresh for publishers! Check out our deep dive into the new Gutenberg WordPress editor, as well as some pros and cons.

8 Huge Benefits of Not Going Down the VC Route

Check out these 8 benefits of not being a VC-funded company. Bootstrapping could take you longer, but it might just be the best decision you ever m...

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with James Kemp

Check out our interview with James Kemp; a freelance WooCommerce plugin developer from the UK and founder of Iconic.

Analyzing Third-Party Performance on Your WordPress Site

In today's post, we are going to show you how to better analyze third-party performance on your WordPress site, and what you can do to make it faster.

What’s New In WordPress 4.8

WordPress 4.8 includes some brand new widgets, as well as a fix for an annoying link editing issue in the visual editor. Take a closer look!