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 over a decade, and even develops a couple of premium plugins. Brian enjoys blogging, movies, and hiking. Connect with Brian on Twitter.

How to Fix the ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED Error in Chrome (9 Tips)

When you run a website, you’re likely to encounter errors occasionally. In this post, we’ll show you how to fix the ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error me...

Shareaholic Review: A Suite of Audience-Engaging WordPress Tools

Shareaholic is a single plugin that handles social share buttons, related content, and lots more. Learn more in our hands-on Shareaholic review.

How to Properly Run a Website Speed Test (You’re Doing it Wrong)

Many users run speed tests the wrong way, which results in bad data. Check out how to properly run a website speed test along with 15 awesome tools.

How to Issue a DMCA Takedown Notice (Or Handle Your Own)

Someone stealing your content or perhaps you received a DMCA notice? Check out our tutorial on how to properly handle or create a DMCA takedown not...

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Pavel Ciorici

Check out our interview with Pavel Ciorici, the founder of WPZOOM, a WordPress theme shop who creates professional and beautifully designed themes.

You Need to Spend Money to Make Money (Here’s Why)

Never let the impulse to save a few dollars today get in the way of the long term success of your business. Don’t be afraid to spend money to make...

Best WordPress Q&A Plugins to Stir Up Conversations

Looking for the right WordPress Q&A plugin? Here's an in-depth look at 8 of the most popular question and answer plugins to stir up conversations.

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Radu Oprea

Check out our interview with Radu Oprea, the co-founder of tagDiv, a company that focuses on building amazing blog, news, and magazine WordPress th...

13 Best Text Editors to Speed up Your Workflow

From coding to simply taking notes, it's important to find the best text editor for your workflow. We cover all of the top options.

How to Create a QR Code (Free and Premium Options)

QR codes aren't dead yet! Check out how to create a QR code and also how to use it to promote your business or next marketing campaign.

What’s New in WordPress 5.1 (Moving PHP Forward)

Learn what's new in WordPress 5.1! There are some great new features including PHP checks and improved Gutenberg block editor performance.

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Ilona Filipi

Check out our interview with Ilona Filipi, the CEO and founder of Moove Agency, a WordPress agency that builds and supports high-performing websites.