Kinsta Blog - WordPress Tutorials and Resources

Introducing WordPress 5.4 (Blocks, Features, New APIs)

WordPress 5.4 is the latest WordPress release which mostly focuses on the block editor. Check out all the new features and improvements in WordPres...

A Comprehensive Guide to Cloud Security in 2020 (Risks, Best Practices, Certifications)

Cloud security is a critical requirement for all organizations. Learn what is it, best practices, and how to assess a cloud service provider’s secu...

Intro to Serverless PHP: Key Features, Use Cases, and How to Get Started with Bref on Lambda

In this detailed guide on serverless PHP, we cover the basics of serverless computing, and help you decide if your application should be deployed u...

Sucuri vs Wordfence: WordPress Security Plugins Showdown

Lock down your site against all malicious attacks. Pick between Sucuri vs Wordfence for your WordPress security needs in this hands-on review.

How to Do a WordPress Migration on Your Own (with No Downtime)

Need to move your WordPress site to a new host? Check this in-depth guide on how to migrate a WordPress site yourself (step-by-step + plugins).

How to Downgrade Your WordPress Site (For Troubleshooting Plugin and Theme Issues)

Need a safe way to downgrade WordPress to troubleshoot your site? As there isn’t a native feature for downgrading WordPress, you should follow thes...

Submitting Your Website to Search Engines (When You Should Do It And How)

Learn how to submit your website to Google, Bing, Yahoo, and DuckDuckGo. Follow these steps to get your website listed on all major search engines...

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...

40+ SaaS Products We Use to Grow Our Web Hosting Company

Check out these 40+ different awesome SaaS products we use here at Kinsta to help grow our WordPress web hosting company and be more productive.

Web Design Best Practices For Your Next Website Project

Good design isn't just about aesthetics. Just as important: site usability, ease in navigation, & accessibility. Learn more about web design best p...

How to Choose the Right SMTP Port (Port 25, 587, 465, or 2525)

Trying to pick the right SMTP port? This guide tells you what an SMTP port is, which one to use, and the difference between 25, 587, 465, or 2525 p...

The Complete Guide to WordPress Widgets: How to Use, Add, and Implement Them to Customize Your Site

Use WordPress widgets to enhance your site: add a login on sidebar, a cta button, a gallery. Learn how to add, use, and code WordPress widgets from...