Articles by Jon Penland

Jon is the Chief Customer Officer at Kinsta. He is a WordPress expert and customer service champion, applying his formidable knowledge of our favorite CMS to fix your website woes. His background in sales management means he'll do everything he can to keep you happy. 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 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.

A Guide on Web Font Optimization in WordPress

Web font optimization is easier than you think. In this article we show you how to use the Google web fonts WordPress plugins to make your website...

How to Eliminate Render-Blocking JavaScript and CSS

Find out how to reduce and eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS using the best WordPress plugins. Get rid of those PageSpeed Insights warni...