Dev environment questions

Can I transfer billing to my client?

Use this page to learn more about transferring billing to your client.

What Features Do You Offer for Developers?

Use this page to learn about the features we offer for developers, such as Nginx, MariaDB, PHP 7, one-click staging, and full page caching.

How to Do a WordPress Migration on Your Own

This is a step by step guide on how to do a WordPress migration yourself without having to reach out to your web host. Do it on your own time!

How do I point my domain to Kinsta from Bluehost?

Use this page to learn how to point your domain from Bluehost to us.

How to Edit Your Hosts File – Preview Site Before Updating DNS

Previewing your site before you update DNS can be handy when it comes to migrating your WordPress site. You can edit your hosts file or use an onli...

How Do I Add a Domain to a Site/Install?

Use this page to learn how to add a domain to your site/install. Make sure to add both the www and non-www versions and assign a primary domain.

How Do I Point my Domain or DNS to Kinsta?

Click here to learn how to point your domain or DNS to Kinsta's web servers. This includes taking advantage of our premium Amazon Route 53 DNS feat...

How to Connect to SSH at Kinsta

SSH access allows you perform common sysadmin tasks via command prompt. Learn how to easily connect to SSH at Kinsta, whether you are using Windows...

What is the IPv4 Address of my WordPress Site?

Click here to find out how to find your WordPress site's IPv4 address which you can use to point your DNS over to Kinsta.

How Does Your Full Page Caching Work?

Click here to learn more about how the full page caching works for WordPress sites hosted with Kinsta. Caching is done at a server level.

How to Use SFTP to Connect to Your WordPress Site

Click here to learn how to use SFTP to connect to your WordPress site. All you need is your IP address or host name, username, password, and port n...

Can I copy the database over from staging to production?

Use this page to learn about copying WordPress databases at Kinsta and what your options are.