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Articles by Brian Li

Brian is the Website Content Manager at Kinsta. He focuses on content publishing, website functionality, and SEO. Brian has been a WordPress user for over 10 years, and enjoys sharing his knowledge with the community. In his free time, Brian enjoys playing the piano and exploring Tokyo with his camera. Connect with Brian on his website at brianli.com.
Little figures around a big monitor learning Sublime Text
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Learn How to Use Sublime Text: A Quick Overview

Learn how to use Sublime Text with our easy-to-follow tutorial. Make it your go-to code editor for both writing and developing.
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11 min read
Publish date
February 18, 2022
Illustration for Hugo static site showing people constructing blocks of a website using various tools.
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How to Build a Blazing Fast Static Site With Hugo

Hugo can generate most websites within seconds (<1 ms per page). Learn how you can start building your Hugo static site.
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30 min read
Publish date
October 25, 2021
Learn how to host WordPress on Google Cloud Platform.
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How to Host WordPress on Google Cloud Platform

Learn how to host WordPress on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) on your own with this guide. Or use Kinsta to do the same quickly.
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25 min read
Publish date
August 17, 2021
How to Set Up Autoptimize for Your WordPress Site
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How to Set Up Autoptimize for Your WordPress Site

Want to make your site faster using Autoptimize? Learn which Autoptimize settings you need to tweak to boost your WordPress site's speed and perfor…
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12 min read
Publish date
January 17, 2021
Boost WordPress performance up to 300% with Cloudflare Automatic Platform Optimization (APO).
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How to Set up Cloudflare APO for WordPress – A Deep Dive into Boosting Performance up to 300%

Learn how to set up Cloudflare Automatic Platform Optimization (APO) for WordPress to boost your site performance up to 300%.
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20 min read
Publish date
October 23, 2020
Learn how to configure the Contact Form 7 plugin for your WordPress site.
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How to Configure Contact Form 7 for Your WordPress Site

Learn how to create contact forms for your WordPress site with the popular Contact Form 7 plugin!
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26 min read
Publish date
October 12, 2020
regenerate thumbnails
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How to Regenerate Thumbnails in WordPress (Via Plugins and WP-CLI)

Setting the correct image sizes for your WordPress site is crucial for user experience and performance. Learn how to regenerate thumbnails in WordP…
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11 min read
Publish date
August 31, 2020
Learn how to configure W3 Total Cache for your WordPress site.
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How to Configure W3 Total Cache Settings for Your WordPress Site

Learn how to configure W3 Total Cache to boost the performance of your WordPress site. Check out our in-depth guide today!
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34 min read
Publish date
August 24, 2020
fastest wordpress hosting
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How Kinsta Designed the Fastest WordPress Hosting Experience

Kinsta uses Google Cloud Platform's C2 VMs and Premium Tier network to create the fastest WordPress hosting experience for everyone. Learn more today!
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10 min read
Publish date
August 17, 2020
install wordpress locally
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How to Install WordPress Locally (Windows, macOS, Linux)

Sometimes it can be convenient to work on your own machine. Check out how to install WordPress locally using DevKinsta, XAMPP, WAMP, or MAMP.
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30 min read
Publish date
July 29, 2020
bitbucket vs github
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Bitbucket vs GitHub: Which Code Repository Is Better for Your Development Projects?

Need to decide where to host your code? Check out this in-depth comparison of Bitbucket vs GitHub to help you pick the right solution for your needs
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10 min read
Publish date
July 24, 2020
Learn about PHP workers in Kinsta's in-depth guide!
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PHP Workers: What They Are and How Many You Need (Advanced Guide)

PHP workers determine how many requests your WordPress site can handle. Learn more about PHP workers and how they affect WordPress performance!
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16 min read
Publish date
June 22, 2020