wordpress custom menu

Enhancing WordPress Custom Menus for Navigation

Custom navigation menus are an amazing feature that allows admin users to add any list of links anywhere into the site. In this post I will dive deep into this feature and show you how to create a WordPress custom menu and enhance the menu screen like a pro.

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WordPress SEO Checklist – 45 Tips for 2017

Some might lead you to believe “SEO is dead.” Google that search term and what comes back in return is over 800,000 search results. However, just because SEO has changed drastically over the past decade doesn’t mean it is dead, it simply means it has changed. Businesses now have to take new and unique approaches […]

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How to Install WordPress Locally the Easy Way

Sometimes it can be more convenient to work with WordPress on your local machine. Today we want to share with you an awesome WordPress product, DesktopServer from ServerPress, which can make installing WordPress locally a complete breeze. You can literally launch a new development install in a matter of seconds with a simple click of a […]

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Why Premium DNS is No Longer Optional

You’ve probably heard the term “premium DNS” thrown around before and maybe you didn’t give it a second thought. Most people know that using a premium DNS provider can help them but don’t take the initiative to implement it, or perhaps don’t know how. On October 21, 2016, the largest DDoS attack in history occurred, bringing down […]

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managed wordpress hosting

Top 8 Reasons To Choose Managed WordPress Hosting

For your business to succeed online today you have to juggle all sorts of things; everything from marketing, hosting, social media, advertising, content creation, etc. This can all become quickly overwhelming and very stressful. Today we want to explore why choosing a managed WordPress hosting service, as opposed to a shared host or small VPS, can […]

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wordpress automatic updates

A Deep Dive Into WordPress Automatic Updates

In order to keep your website secure, it’s mandatory to perform regular updates of WordPress core, themes and plugins. If updating WordPress is an annoying and complex job for you, consider to streamline the upgrade process and keep secure your website with WordPress automatic updates.

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Google AMP – How to Implement it in WordPress

The web is constantly evolving and for a lot of business owners this means the need for staying on top of all the changes with Google. If you don’t adapt it means you could get left behind. Google AMP, their mobile initiative to speed up the web, is now approaching it’s one-year anniversary. Since it is a lot […]

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wordpress security

WordPress Security – 19+ Steps to Lock Down Your Site

When it comes to WordPress security, there are a lot of things you can do to lock down your site to prevent hackers and vulnerabilities from affecting your business or blog. The last thing you want to happen is to wake up one morning to discover your site in shambles. So today we are going […]

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Kinsta Kingpin: Interview With Steve Zehngut

You can find Steve 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 Zeek Interactive more than 20 years ago to create interactive games. Over those 20 years, Zeek worked in Shockwave, […]

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wordpress permalinks

In-Depth Look at WordPress Permalinks and URL Rewriting

WordPress provides a fully fledged URL rewriting system which allows site admins to set basic and advanced semantic, usable, accessible and SEO-friendly URLs. In this post we’ll dive deep into WordPress permalinks, from the basic user-level functionalities to the more advanced features of the Rewrite API.

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tls 1.3

An Overview of TLS 1.3 – Faster and More Secure

It has been over eight years since the last encryption protocol update, but the new TLS 1.3 is now about to be finalized. The exciting part for the WordPress community and customers here at Kinsta is that TLS 1.3 includes a lot of security and performance improvements. With the HTTP/2 protocol update in late 2015, […]

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Kinsta Kingpin: Interview With Kim Doyal

You can find Kim 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 background was retail management… pretty far from WordPress. I was widowed in 2003 and was working full time when I lost […]

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