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At Kinsta support WordPress knowledge is not an afterthought, it's our number one priority. Our team speaks WordPress fluently, has experience in troubleshooting, server maintenance, theme and plugin building and maintenance, contributing to WordPress core, and more!
Our support engineers cover every time zone, working around the clock to assist our thousands of customers in over 120 countries. We deliver expert help at the scale you expect from a leading WordPress host.
Whether you’re a blogger or Fortune 500 company, we treat every website as mission-critical. No matter what plan you’re on, you’ll get access to the same level of fast, friendly and expert support.
We offer support via an online messaging platform, which is always one click away in the MyKinsta dashboard. Our engineers provide immediate help, working with you to diagnose issues and provide specific recommendations.
Forget scripted replies or chatbots—only real engineers staff our support team. We don’t just troubleshoot when something goes wrong—we help with WordPress, migrations, and advice around optimizing your sites.
We check the status of all sites we host every 2 minutes. If your site goes down, the system notifies our engineers and they start immediately investigating the issue.
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“Almost all hosts claim to have fanatical support, but many of them don’t live up to the hype. With Kinsta, you get the best of the best. Their support team is available via chat 24/7, right from your admin area. And you’ll get the friendliest, most helpful WordPress experts you’ve ever talked to.”
We provide 24/7 expert support exclusively via a fast and easy to use online messaging system that’s integrated into the MyKinsta dashboard. To connect with our support team, use the chat icon in the lower right-hand corner of MyKinsta at any time. You’ll always reach a knowledgeable engineer on the other end.Contact support
All of our plans include one or more free premium migrations. We use scripts and SSH—not WordPress plugins—to ensure zero data is lost and there is minimal disruption to your site. Migrations are performed during weekdays.Migrate today
You’ll chat with a support engineer in real-time.
All support tickets and conversations are easily accessible by our support team. This ensures anyone on our team can easily pick up where another left off.
This ensures everyone is on the same page, helping our team diagnose your issue faster.
Our platform is built on Google Cloud Platform—a security model that protects the likes of Google Search and Gmail. We use Linux containers (LXC)—and LXD to orchestrate them—isolating hosting accounts and instances of WordPress. On top of all that, we have active and passive measures in place to stop malicious intent, DDoS attack detection, software-based restrictions, SSL support, and hardware firewalls.
We only use the latest and best hosting technologies—Nginx, PHP 7.4, LXD software containers, MariaDB, and compute-optimized VMs—so your sites get auto-scaling and high availability fine-tuned for WordPress. We serve billions of bytes and page views every month with exceptional stability and uptime. Traffic surges, unexpected peaks—our servers are ready for anything you throw at them.
All hosting plans include six types of backups. Schedule automated daily backups, run manual backups, and access downloadable backups and system-generated backups that run when important tasks are performed. Hourly and six-hourly backup add-ons are also available—essential for WooCommerce stores and sites with dynamic content. You’ll always find two weeks of backups in your MyKinsta dashboard.
If your WordPress site is successfully compromised while hosted at Kinsta we’ll work with you to undo the damage. Our security guarantee includes a free inspection of your site and a deep scan of your files to identify any malware, repair of the core site files using a fresh install of WordPress, and the identification and removal of any infected plugins and themes.
“With super-low problem-to-solution times and competence for days, we haven’t experienced support at this level from any company of any kind—including award winners like WP Engine and Apple. No kidding.”
We’ve tried out all of the major managed WordPress services over the last 10 years and Kinsta’s support system is the best we’ve ever seen, hands down. Most hosts only allow you to file tickets, some let you do live chat, rarely does anyone offer phone support (but there is no point in phone support)... but there is not another managed WordPress host out there that offers tier 1 engineer support as the default. Usually, long gaps of time will go by as they escalate your problem up the engineering seniority list. With Kinsta, you get the actual engineer who is going to fix your problem 100% of the time. Simply unbeatable and unheard of.
The best part is their service though. At first I was a little leery about leaving behind my 24/7 phone support at WPE. However, the chat support at Kinsta is even better, and has revolutionized my perceptions about how to offer spectacular support these days. Responses are fast, always professional and friendly, and ALWAYS extremely knowledgeable.
I also can’t think of one support event that didn’t meet my expectations. Since I see all the support tickets, I’ve noticed they even try to help my staff in areas out of the Kinsta scope. They deal with dumb questions in a professional manner.
I have been transferring a WordPress site to their servers with over 8,000 posts/pages and they have been extraordinary with their help. I am used to only ask for access with my previous host but have to do all of the work myself, and Kinsta goes above just giving me access and actually fixes my issues. It really feels like paying for more than just a hosting platform, but a service/support system that is available 24/7 to help me within minutes. This is amazing!
Almost all hosts claim to have fanatical support, but many of them don’t live up to the hype. With Kinsta, you get the best of the best. Their support team is available via chat 24/7, right from your admin area. And you’ll get the friendliest, most helpful WordPress experts you’ve ever talked to.
Their support team is generally very helpful and have dug in with me to solve obscure issues. In total, I manage about 70 websites across multiple accounts with varied account types and I can say that I get the same response when I ask a question on a 2-site plan as I do when I ask a similar question from a 40-site plan.