WordPress Performance Tutorials

At Kinsta we are obsessed with WordPress performance. Check out our in-depth tutorials with applicable tips on how to speed up your WordPress site.

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!

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!

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!

How to Configure Cloudflare Settings for WordPress

Learn how to boost your site's performance and security with this in-depth guide on the best Cloudflare settings for WordPress.

How to Fix the Leverage Browser Caching Warning in WordPress

Check out this in-depth tutorial on how to fix the leverage browser caching warning on your WordPress site that you get from Google PageSpeed Insig...

17 Powerful Ways to Speed Up Your WooCommerce Store (2020 Ultimate Guide)

Looking for ways to make your WooCommerce fast? Learn 17 powerful ways to speed up your WooCommerce store (frontend + backend) all in one in-depth...

Google PageSpeed Insights: The Truth About Scoring 100/100

Scoring 100/100 on Google PageSpeed insights seems like a dream? Here's how to use these speed insights to improve your site's performance instead.

The Definitive PHP 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 7.4 Benchmarks (2020)

We tested the performance of 22 platforms/configs (WordPress, Drupal, Joomla!) on 6 versions of PHP (5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4) and PHP 7.4 domi...

Google Cloud Platform Network: Premium Tier vs Standard Tier

Deep dive into Google Cloud Network and a close look at their Premium Tier vs Standard Tier, along with the technology stack that gives the fastest...

Nginx vs Apache: Web Server Showdown

Nginx vs Apache: what's the difference between the two? See how these webservers stack against each other and which one is the fastest for WordPres...

How to Properly Run a Website Speed Test (You’re Doing it Wrong)

Many users run speed tests the wrong way, which results in bad data. Check out how to properly run a website speed test along with 15 awesome tools.

What Is HTTP/3 – Lowdown on the Fast New UDP-Based Protocol

HTTP/3 is the third version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), previously known as HTTP-over-QUIC. Check out how it's speeding up the web.