Dev environment questions
Use this page to browse our frequently asked questions regarding our development environment.
How To Troubleshoot and Repair WordPress Database Issues (2023 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 Error (Causes and Fixes)
The 400 Bad Request error indicates that the server cannot or process the request due to a client error. Read about the common causes and fixes.
How to Update the PHP Version of Your WordPress Site (Why You Should)
PHP 5.6 through 7.4 are no longer supported. Follow our in-depth guide on how to update PHP in WordPress without breaking anything.
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.
How to Add an 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…
How to Restore MySQL Database Using phpMyAdmin
Perhaps you are migrating WordPress hosts or doing local development. Check out this quick tutorial on how to restore MySQL database using phpMyAdmin.
How to Backup MySQL Database (2 Incredibly Easy Methods)
Perhaps you want a 2nd backup or need to migrate WordPress hosts. In this tutorial we share with you two incredibly easy ways to backup your MySQL…