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How to Troubleshoot and Repair WordPress Database Issues (2020 Guide)

Troubleshooting and repairing WordPress database errors isn't difficult if you know what's causing them. Learn the most common causes of database i...

How to Fix the SSH “Connection Refused” Error

Are you experiecing the "Connection refused" error when connecting via SSH? Learn what's causing the issue and follow these steps to get it fixed!

Git vs Github: What’s the Difference and How to Get Started with Both

Is git the same thing as GitHub? Do you need both for developing? Check out this guide on key differences between git vs GitHub and learn how to ge...

How to Flush DNS Cache (Windows, Mac, Chrome)

Getting 404 pages on your site? This could be due to a DNS change. Learn how to flush DNS cache on all major OS and Chrome browser (step-by-step tu...

How to Fix a 400 Bad Request (Causes and Fixes)

An in-depth guide on how to fix the 400 Bad Request error. This happens when the server determines the error doesn’t fall in any of the other statu...

How to Update the PHP Version of Your WordPress Site (Why You Should)

PHP 5.6 through 7.1 are no longer supported. Follow our in-depth guide on how to update PHP in WordPress without breaking anything.

How to Use Git at Kinsta

Follow the instructions in this tutorial to get up and running with Git at Kinsta. You can easily clone and deploy your repo in no time with a few...

How to Easily Clone Your WordPress Site

Kinsta makes cloning a breeze! Check out this quick and easy tutorial on how to clone your WordPress site with just a few clicks.

What Is My IP Address for External Connections?

Click here to find out how to find your WordPress site's IP for external connection which is required for some third-party integrations.

How to Add A Record with GoDaddy

Struggling with how to add A record with GoDaddy? We'll show you the whole process from start to finish with tons of screenshots.

How to Change GoDaddy Nameservers

DNS can sometimes be a confusing process. Follow our quick and easy tutorial on how to change GoDaddy nameservers and point them to Kinsta.

How to Download Older Versions of WordPress Plugins

Run into an issue with a plugin update or conflict on your site? Check out these four simple ways on how to download older versions of WordPress pl...