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2015 Year in Review – Kinsta Insights

2015 has been an interesting and very busy year for Kinsta in so many ways. This is our year in review post.

Why You Might Need a WordPress DevOps Team

You might need WordPress DevOps team. A developer operations team ensures your WordPress site works smoothly along with a multitude of other things.

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview With Kevin Ohashi

This is a Q&A interview with Kevin Ohashi the creator of Review Signal, one of the few sites on the planet that does honest web hosting reviews.

How Kinsta Saved Cyber Monday for Swagway

Learn how we saved Cyber Monday for by optimizing the site and providing high-availability WordPress hosting. 1888 orders on Cyber Monday!

Is DDoS Protection From Your Host a Lie?

DDoS protection has become a necessity for large sites making money, but just how secure is your host, will they protect you? Check out the truth a...

10 Things Not to Do in PHP 7

With PHP 7 it's time to shed some of our bad habits. Let's take a look at some bad habits to get rid of as we switch to PHP 7.

What is WordPress XML-RPC and How To Stop an Attack

The WordPress XML-RPC implementation allows external services and desktop clients to interact with WP. You can also learn how to stop an XML-RPC at...

How to Use the WordPress Register Sidebar Function

In this article we'll look at some ways to use the default WordPress register sidebar function along with some advanced tips.

A Guide To HTTP And The WordPress HTTP API – Part 2

The WordPress HTTP API allows us to connect to third party APIs like Twitter, Facebook, Mailchimp and more. Read on to learn how!

A Guide To HTTP And The WordPress HTTP API – Part 1

HTTP is the protocol that powers the web. With the knowledge of how HTTP requests and responses work you can utilize great APIs easily!

WordPress Database – How Sidebars Work

In this article we'll take a look at how WordPress widget areas, sidebars and widgets work on a database level.

Managing WordPress Development With Symlinks

Symlinks can be used to point a plugin or theme from one central location to multiple WordPress installs. This minimizes development and testing time.