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What’s New In WordPress 4.8

It’s that time again! The next release of WordPress is now available to download. WordPress 4.8 “Evans,” was released last week on the 8th of June. It …

How to Increase the WordPress Maximum Upload File Size

A common problem I see in the WordPress user community is that larger images, themes and plugins can’t be uploaded from within WordPress due to the error: “exceeds the maximum upload size for this site”. Today I’ll show you how you can increase your WordPress maximum upload file size limit to allow you to upload the sizes you need.

Where and How to Hire a WordPress Developer

Finding a skilled and professional WordPress developer can truly be a long, grueling, and daunting task. There are literally hundreds of sites out there with millions …

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Mike Stott

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

Google Docs to WordPress – 5 Tricks You Need to Know

We love WordPress, but it can also be frustrating sometimes when it doesn’t work flawlessly with another platform or integration. A lot of you are business …

WordPress Maintenance Mode – Troubleshooting and Customizing

The WordPress maintenance mode page is something that is automatically shown to visitors temporarily when you make updates on your site, such as updating plugins, themes, or …

A Deep Dive Into the GTmetrix Speed Test Tool

There are a lot of options you have as a website owner when it comes to running speed tests to check performance. Previously we took an in-depth …

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Per Esbensen

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

How to Create a WordPress Widget From Scratch

WordPress Widgets are blocks of static or dynamic HTML content that can be added to specific areas of the front-end pages (widget areas or sidebars). WordPress …

How to Optimize Images for Web and Performance

Trust us, you don’t want Google to hate your website. Fortunately, you can reduce your image’s file sizes to help improve your website’s performance. One problem …

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Vova Feldman

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

How to Prevent Hotlinking in WordPress (5 Easy Methods)

Nothing is worse than someone stealing your images or bandwidth, but this happens fairly regularly as everything is out in the open on the internet for …