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Interview With Kevin Ohashi

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.
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8 min read
Publish date
December 10, 2015
Kinsta case study

How Kinsta Saved Cyber Monday for Swagway

Learn how we saved Cyber Monday for Swagway.com by optimizing the site and providing high-availability WordPress hosting. 1888 orders on Cyber Monday!
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2 min read
Publish date
December 9, 2015
PHP 7 best practices

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.
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6 min read
Publish date
November 9, 2015
wordpress register sidebar

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.
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4 min read
Publish date
October 26, 2015
wordpress http api

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!
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7 min read
Publish date
September 29, 2015
wordpress http api

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!
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6 min read
Publish date
September 22, 2015
WordPress sidebars

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.
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3 min read
Publish date
September 8, 2015
WordPress symlinks

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.
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4 min read
Publish date
September 3, 2015
wp_enqueue_scripts

wp_enqueue_scripts – How to Enqueue Your Assets in WordPress

Use wp_enqueue_scripts in WordPress to add your Javascript and CSS assets to your site while managing their dependencies in a modular way.
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5 min read
Publish date
August 17, 2015
wordpress http api

Using The WordPress HTTP API

The WordPress HTTP API will help you make HTTP calls a lot more easily. This is a complete tutorial about how to use it in WordPress.
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10 min read
Publish date
July 27, 2015
crowdfunding options

11 Best Crowdfunding Options for Your WordPress Website

Looking to start a crowdfunding website on WordPress, just like KickStarter? Here are 11 crowdfunding options, plugins and themes for WordPress.
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11 min read
Publish date
June 22, 2015
BuddyPress, bbPress and GlotPress Development Crowdfunding Campaign

BuddyPress, bbPress and GlotPress Development Crowdfunding Campaign

JJJ was the lead developer of BuddyPress and bbPress from 2010. He also worked at Automattic for 3 years, helping to develop WordCamp.org & WordPre…
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1 min read
Publish date
November 13, 2014