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Meet the New Kinsta – Fresh Look, Entry-Tier Plans, and CDN

Our team has literally been working around the clock and we’re thrilled to be able to finally launch the new Kinsta, along with new features! We …

Kinsta Feeds 300 Homeless for Thanksgiving

Here at Kinsta we try to give back to the community as much as we can. This year alone we’ve sponsored WordCamps in Orange County, Tokyo, …

We’re Revolutionizing Managed WordPress Hosting With Google Cloud

Today we are announcing a completely new infrastructure based on Google Cloud Platform. We’ve combined lightning fast PHP 7, MariaDB, latest LXD container technology and developer tools like SSH and WP-CLI. We believe we have created the best managed WordPress hosting solution available today.

WordPress Revolution with GraphQL

The REST API is great, however it may already be too late for its release! A new kid on the block called GraphQL – especially the ideology behind it – may prove to be a superior way of working with WordPress.

The Definitive PHP 7.0 & HHVM Benchmark

It’s been in the works for quite some time and after a long wait PHP 7 was released on December 3, 2015. We tested the most popular PHP based frameworks to see how they perform with PHP 7!

Use WordPress as a Static Website Generator

I love myself a speedy website and do everything to help to speed up the web. Unfortunately, WordPress, just like any other CMS, can become bloated over time. It will drain your server’s resources which in turn will deliver your pages to visitors in a couple of seconds instead of less than a second.

Independent Reviews of Kinsta

As the hosting industry is unfortunately full of fake reviews – because affiliates will say anything to get you to sign up with one of their partners to earn a hefty commission – it’s really hard to select a hosting company that you can trust. Lately Kinsta was featured in a couple of unique reviews that we think are as unbiased as possible.

How We Got Our Stripe Account Back

Recently our Stripe account (the one we use to process credit card payments) was shut down in the middle of the night without fair notice. We tried to reach support, or anyone at Stripe, with no luck. After deciding to write it down as a loss, look for a new partner and share our experience in a blog post they quickly reached out to us and did everything to win back our trust.

Why Should Startups Avoid Stripe?

We’ve been thinking about starting a blog series where we share our experiences about the early days of our hosting startup company. The hosting industry is infamous for not being transparent, that needs to change. Today we got the final push to do it when we received an email from Stripe, our credit card processing company, that we’re kicked out of their service, effective immediately. In the middle of the night. With no fair notice.

October Gift From Kinsta – Download Your Free Halloween Calendar Wallpaper

We, at Kinsta simply love Fall. We wanted to surprise all of you with a little gift that our designer made: a Halloween Calendar Wallpaper.

Yet Another Guide – WordPress in the Service of Education

Kinsta’s brand new guide has arrived! Our recent longread paints a picture of another sector where the use of WordPress is more and more common: Education.

WordPress Infographic – The World Of WordPress 2017

We put together an infographic about the current state of WordPress. WordPress now powers over 26% of all websites on the internet. This infographic is backed with a lot of data and famous quotes from the creators of the most popular CMS package! If you find it worthy, please share!