php 7.1.0

What’s New in PHP 7.1.0

As of December 1st, the newest version of PHP, PHP 7.1.0 is now available. After a huge update that took PHP from 5.6 straight to 7.0 increasing speeds considerably, PHP is now focusing on core language features that will help all of us write better code. In this article I’ll take a look at the major […]

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Kinsta Feeds 300 Homeless for Thanksgiving

Here at Kinsta we try to give back to the community as much as we can. This year alone we’ve sponsored WordCamps in Orange County, Tokyo, Sydney, Dallas, Rio de Janeiro, Nashville, Phoenix, Seattle, Stockholm, Geneva, Udaipur, Sao Paulo, and Barcelona. We also gave away a scholarship to WordCamp US. But sometimes we give back […]

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Kinsta Kingpin: Interview With Tom Willmot

You can find Tom 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? Like a lot of folks in our industry, I got into web design as a hobby at quite a young age. […]

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total wordpress theme

How to Install and Optimize the Total WordPress Theme

There are a lot of misconceptions about large multipurpose WordPress themes like Avada and the X theme and that they might bring your site to crawl. It is true that most multipurpose themes do have some bloat accompanied with them (especially when paired with WooCommerce), but when optimized correctly they can load fast. So today […]

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5 Tips on How to Price a Product or Service For WordPress

With every new company, startup, or product launch comes the ultimate question, how much should you charge for your WordPress product or service? Where do you even begin to set a baseline? This is not something to take lightly and you should definitely do your market research for your target audience, as well as check […]

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Kinsta Kingpin: Interview With Charlie Patel

You can find Charlie 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 my career as an executive consultant in the financial services industry typically serving as a hybrid business and technical […]

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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

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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premium-dns

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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