Articles by Jon Penland

Jon is the Chief Operating Officer at Kinsta and is involved with Kinsta's sales, customer service, and technical support teams on a daily basis. Jon's a family man. So when he isn't feverishly tapping the keys of his laptop he's usually helping one of his kids fix a bike or setting up Netflix for an impatient preschooler.

How to Eliminate Render-Blocking Resources on WordPress (CSS + JavaScript)

PageSpeed Insights telling you to eliminate render-blocking resources? Here's what that means, and how to do it with some simple WordPress plugins.

How to Find WordPress Performance Bottlenecks with New Relic

Check out these tips on how to use New Relic to identify performance bottlenecks from third-party plugins, services, and queries on your WordPress...

Query Monitor – Debug WordPress and Improve Website Performance

Find out how you can use the free query monitor plugin to pinpoint and debug slow queries and transactions that take place on your WordPress website.

How to Speed up WordPress Comments

WordPress comments bogging down your site? You can speed up them up by both optimizing and lazy loading them so they don't fire on the initial page...

A Complete Guide and List of HTTP Status Codes

This tutorial introduces a list of HTTP status codes and explains what they reveal about what's happening on the server and what you can do to fix...

WordPress Redirect – Best Practices For Faster Performance

Redirects have a huge impact on page load speed. We'll show you the best practices and the most popular WordPress redirect plugins you can use.

How to Implement WordPress Lazy Load on Images and Videos

Check out our step-by-step tutorial on how to implement WordPress lazy load on images and videos. This can help boost performance and save resources.