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How to Diagnose Decline in Rankings (Craziest SEO Issue We’ve Seen)

Nobody ever wants to experience that dreaded feeling you get when you realize your site is no longer ranking or you’re suddenly seeing a dip in …

Top 9 WordPress Forum Plugins for Discussing Hot Topics

From chat rooms to forums, and social networks to email, being online allows people to remain connected with each other and find like-minded individuals who want …

Debugging WordPress Performance Issues – Stuff Happens Checklist

We all love WordPress. Many of us here at Kinsta have different ways we contribute to the WordPress community outside of work. Myself, I run a …

How to Reduce Bounce Rate on Your WordPress Site (18 Tips)

Bounce rate is believed by many to be an influential search engine ranking factor that tells Google a lot about your WordPress site’s quality. Maintain a …

The Definitive PHP 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2 & HHVM Benchmarks (2018)

Each year we try and take a deep dive into performance benchmarks across various platforms and see how different versions of PHP and HHVM stack up …

How To Use Yoast SEO On WordPress: Complete Tutorial

Every WordPress site needs an SEO plugin. And when it comes to SEO plugins, Yoast SEO is far and away the most popular option. WordPress SEO …

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with David Vongries

You can find David on Twitter or Facebook. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & …

Wix vs WordPress: Which One Should You Choose To Build A Website?

When it comes to building a website, we’re pretty strong proponents of WordPress (the fact that we specialize in WordPress hosting might give that away). But …

How to Change Your WordPress Domain (Keeping SEO Benefits)

Changing domains can seem like quite a daunting task at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Typically this involves routing traffic to go from your …

8 Best WordPress Photo Gallery Plugins (Compared With Examples)

Two thousand nine hundred and eighty-seven… That’s how many plugins a simple search for “gallery” returns at the WordPress.org plugin repository. It makes sense – pretty much …

WordPress Content Scraping (Fight Back or Ignore?)

Content scraping, or what we like to refer to as “content stealing,” has been a problem since the internet began. For anyone publishing on a regular …

How to Use Google AdWords for Your Business (Beginner’s Guide)

Running an online business is no joke, especially when you have to compete with giants like Amazon that have an endless marketing budget fuelling their advertising. …