wordpress multisite

An Introduction to a WordPress Multisite Setup

WordPress Multisite is a collection of independent websites sharing the same WordPress installation. The sites in the network are virtual sites, meaning that they do not have their own directory on the server, although they do have separate directories for media uploads and separate tables in the database. In this post I will introduce you […]

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wordpress performance plugins

9 Lesser-Known (But Useful) WordPress Performance Plugins

Your WordPress host could be lightning fast, but it isn’t always a magic wand for horribly coded or un-optimized plugins and themes. We see this all the time here at Kinsta. Sometimes even just one bad plugin or snippet of code can be your site’s worst enemy, and bring everything to a crawl. That is […]

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ttfb

How to Reduce TTFB to Improve WordPress Page Load Times

When it comes to the overall speed of your WordPress site, a lot of times we focus on front-end performance and optimizations to improve page load speeds. However, sometimes it is good to look at it from the server-side, where your website originally starts loading. Today we are going to dive into how TTFB (time to first byte) […]

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interview with maura teal

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Maura Teal

You can find Maura on LinkedIn or Twitter. This is our recent interview with her, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & how did you first get involved with WordPress? My parents were both software engineers for a major bank, so I always had access to a computer and the internet […]

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twenty seventeen theme

A Developer’s Introduction to the Twenty Seventeen Theme

With the release of WordPress 4.7, also came the new Twenty Seventeen theme. More than all its predecessors, the new default theme is highly customizable for both users and developers, it’s easy to use, and perfectly suitable for both personal and professional purposes. Moreover, it is great when it comes to site performance, as Brian […]

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google mobile popup penalty

Lowdown on Google Mobile Popup Penalty for WordPress Users

We realize that many of you don’t keep up with the latest Google trends and updates. How can you? Many of you are busy running businesses and there is only so much time in a day. Another large portion of you might outsource work on your website to an agency or WordPress maintenance company. But they […]

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stripe for wordpress

4 Simple Ways to Setup Stripe for WordPress

When it comes to choosing a payment gateway to use on your WordPress site, there are two popular ones that usually come to mind, PayPal and Stripe. Years ago PayPal used to be one of the only easy solutions for ecommerce sites, but that is no longer the case. Stripe provides lower transaction fees and is very […]

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interview with puneet sahalot

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Puneet Sahalot

You can find Puneet 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 started wrangling with web projects in my fifth grade (Year 2000) when Internet was still a big deal in India. […]

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wordpress caching

Kinsta Handles WordPress Caching So You Don’t Have To

When it comes to web performance, WordPress caching is just one of those things that every site owner has to deal with at one point or another. We love WordPress, but it’s definitely not the fastest platform, especially if you compare it to a completely static site. One reason for this is simply because it’s […]

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conversion tracking

Ultimate Conversion Tracking Guide for WordPress

We get asked this question all the time, and that is “How do I setup conversion tracking for my WordPress site?” When it comes to running a successful WordPress site, the first thing you need to ensure is that your site loads fast. The second is you should be tracking conversions for every action that […]

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amazon associates link builder plugin

A Look at the New Amazon Associates Link Builder for WordPress

Amazon Associates Link Builder is Amazon’s official plugin that provides an easy way to monetize content by linking items on Amazon’s websites

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wordpress push notifications

How to Setup Free WordPress Push Notifications

Push notifications, also referred to as web push notifications, have gained a lot of popularity among online businesses and marketers over the last couple years. These present another way to capture your audience, increase return visitors, and in most cases have shown drastically higher CTR and engagements vs that of your typical newsletter signups. Today we are […]

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