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Articles by Salman Ravoof

Salman Ravoof is the Technical Editor at Kinsta. He's a self-taught web developer, writer, creator, and a huge admirer of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Apart from tech, he's excited by science, philosophy, arts, cats, and food. Learn more about him on his website, and connect with Salman on Twitter.

How to Install PHP on Any Server (Linux, macOS, Windows)

Don't guess your way through this one. Here, we walk you through how to install PHP on any server with clear step-by-step instructions.
Reading time
13 min read
Publish date
February 24, 2021
Topic
Install PHP

What Is PaaS? How Platform as a Service is Different from IaaS and SaaS

Learn what is PaaS (Platform as a Service), and how it differs from IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and SaaS (Software as a Service).
Reading time
16 min read
Publish date
February 12, 2021
Topic
Cloud Computing Platforms

How to Clear WordPress Cache On Your Site

Learn to clear WordPress cache to ensure that your website updates the right content, and yet remains optimized and fast for your users.
Reading time
52 min read
Publish date
February 8, 2021
Topic
Website Cache
Topic
WordPress Development

HTML to WordPress: A Detailed Guide for Uploading and Converting HTML

Learn how to add HTML to WordPress and convert HTML files to bring code to life on your site. We cover everything from uploads to converting.
Reading time
58 min read
Publish date
February 5, 2021
Topic
WordPress Development

How to Use Adminer to Manage Databases Easily with a Single PHP File

Learn how to use Adminer to simplify database management. It’s lightweight, fast, and easy. DevKinsta uses Adminer for its database manager.
Reading time
18 min read
Publish date
January 18, 2021
Topic
Adminer
Topic
DevKinsta
Topic
Learn PHP

How to Fix Your Membership Website’s Speed With Kinsta APM Tool (Actual Examples)

Want to troubleshoot your membership website's speed? Learn how to use the free Kinsta APM tool to highlight what's slowing your site down!
Reading time
15 min read
Publish date
December 14, 2020
Topic
Kinsta Services
Topic
WordPress Membership Plugin

How To Fix WooCommerce Performance Issues Using Kinsta APM (Real-World Examples)

Need to improve the speed of WooCommerce? APM tools are your best friends! Learn how to use Kinsta APM to fix your store's performance issues.
Reading time
17 min read
Publish date
December 2, 2020
Topic
WooCommerce
Topic
WordPress Performance

Why You Need An Application Performance Monitoring Tool

Learn why you need an application performance monitoring tool to manage your website’s performance. Fix performance issues faster with APM.
Reading time
24 min read
Publish date
November 18, 2020
Topic
Web Development Tools
Topic
WordPress Performance

How to Diagnose High Admin-Ajax Usage on Your WordPress Site

Learn how to diagnose high admin-ajax.php usage in WordPress sites and fix it for good. Tame the WordPress Heartbeat API and speed up.
Reading time
11 min read
Publish date
November 2, 2020
Topic
WordPress Development
Topic
WordPress Performance

How to Fix the 504 Gateway Timeout Error on Your WordPress Site

Learn how to fix the 504 Gateway Timeout error code on your WordPress site. Simple, easy to follow solutions to bring your site back online.
Reading time
27 min read
Publish date
October 26, 2020
Topic
HTTP Status Codes
Topic
Website Errors