Dev environment questions

How to Switch Your WordPress Site From HHVM to PHP

Kinsta is phasing out HHVM as of August 20th, 2018 due to the fact that it’s no longer a stable or supported solution for WordPress or …

How to Use Git at Kinsta

We have the Git client available at Kinsta so you can SSH in and pull your own Git repo down from Github, Gitlab, Bitbucket, or any …

What is the External IP Address of my WordPress Site?

The external IP address of your WordPress site can be found in your MyKinsta dashboard under your sites “Info” tab. This is the IP address that other …

How to Add A Record With GoDaddy

GoDaddy is one of the world’s most popular domain registrars with over 40 million domain names under its management. If you purchased your domain name through …

How to Change GoDaddy Nameservers

With over 17 million customers, GoDaddy is one of the most popular domain registrars out there. GoDaddy is also ICANN accredited and manages a whopping 40 …

How to Download Older Versions of WordPress Plugins

There comes a time when every WordPress site owner will run into an issue with a plugin update or conflict. In this scenario, one of the …

How to Add Redirect Rules for Your WordPress Sites

You can now add redirect rules from right within your MyKinsta dashboard! Redirect rules allow you to seamlessly direct traffic from one location to another. It …

How To White Label Your Kinsta WordPress Admin

With the introduction of the Kinsta Cache plugin, we’ve added some Kinsta branding to help you navigate around the admin. We’ve also built-in the option to …

How to Easily Clone Your WordPress Site

There are many reasons why you might want to clone your WordPress site. Perhaps you are launching a second site and want to use your first one …

How to Create and Modify a WordPress Cron Job

Cron is a Unix/Linux utility that is typically used to schedule commands or a script on a web server that runs in the background. A cron …

How to Restore MySQL Database Using phpMyAdmin

Most WordPress hosts, including Kinsta, have automated backups which allow you to restore in case of an emergency. However, there might be times where you need to …

How to Backup MySQL Database Using phpMyAdmin

Most WordPress hosts, including Kinsta, have automated backups so you don’t have to worry about manually backing them up yourself in case of an emergency. However, …