interview augustin prot

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Augustin Prot

You can find Augustin on LinkedIn or Twitter. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & how did you first get involved with WordPress? I have very complementary backgrounds with Rémy (co-founder and CTO of Weglot). He’s an engineer, graduated from Supéléc (French) and […]

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9 Stunning Places to Find Free Images For WordPress

Just like trying to find timeless content ideas, finding that right image – specifically, an image that is both free and royalty-free – can be a challenge.  It’s an essential part of the process, of course; after all, nobody wants to be accused of ripping off someone’s picture.  Yet it can create a headache if […]

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Email Marketing Software Recommendations (Why Not to Use Your Host)

Most WordPress hosts, including Kinsta, allow for some basic outbound email sending via their own servers. This is great for a few emails here and there (such as password resets) and to get you up and running with your site. However, there are a lot of new third-party plugins popping up that are now turning WordPress into […]

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WordPress live chat plugin

Find the WordPress Live Chat Plugin of Your Dreams (11 Solutions)

Think of the last time you called into a customer support line. Let me guess, one of the following occurred: You were placed on hold for awhile. The person sounded like they were reading from a script. The rep was hard to understand because of background noise, a bad connection or a language barrier. You […]

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WordPress IFTTT Recipes

How to Use WordPress IFTTT Recipes to Automate Your Workflow

WordPress IFTTT recipes create connections between WordPress and a huge number of web services allowing users to automate their online activities

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Google AMP Case Study – Leads Dropped by 59% (How to Disable It)

If you run a WordPress site you have probably contemplated already at some point whether or not you should implement the hot new Google AMP for mobile. We had the same dilemma here at Kinsta and ended up testing it for a while. In the end, we didn’t see good results and it ended up […]

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interview peter nilsson

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Peter Nilsson

You can find Peter on LinkedIn or Twitter. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & how did you first get involved with WordPress? My background before WordPress is a bit different from what I do today. Before I stumbled across WordPress, I worked as a construction worker […]

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10 WordPress Membership Plugins to Capture Recurring Revenue and More

Can you make money online? Sure. Is it easy? Not exactly. However, one of the more consistently profitable ways to secure passive income comes in the form of a membership site. This involves blocking some, or all, of your content, then allowing users access when they pay an upfront or recurring fee. And that’s the key […]

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WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org – What’s The Difference?

Since the dawn of time, there’s been confusion regarding the difference between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org. This confusion is well-warranted because, well, the names are almost exactly the same. What’s the difference between the two? And which one should you use for your website? We’re going to take things much more in-depth later in the post. […]

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502 bad gateway

How to Fix a 502 Bad Gateway Error on Your WordPress Site

When it comes to WordPress, there are a lot of different errors that can be downright frustrating and confusing. A few that come to mind are the white screen of death or the frightening error establishing a database connection. But an even more popular one is the 502 bad gateway error. Why? Because this regularly happens around the entire […]

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protect images

How to Protect Images On Your Site (+ What To Do After Theft)

Unfortunately, as the internet grows, image theft becomes more and more common. As a content creator ourselves, we have to deal a lot with this reoccurring issue here at Kinsta. There is nothing worse than seeing all of your hard work simply copied to another site, intentional or not. It isn’t by any means fair […]

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Top 10 WordPress Quiz Plugins to Increase Engagement

Ever wonder how BuzzFeed manages to keep visitors around for so long? It all started with the listicles that featured fun images and scannable text. Then they expanded to a wide range of other content, such as quizzes. But BuzzFeed also reinvented the quiz to make it more visual in nature and focused on the […]

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