Month: June 2021

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PHP Worker Recommendations for eCommerce and Membership Sites

Each hosting plan at Kinsta includes a certain number of PHP workers. PHP workers determine how many simultaneous requests your WordPress site can handle at a given time. To put it simply, each uncached request to your site is handled by a PHP Worker. For example, if you are running a WooCommerce site, your checkout

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Do You Update WordPress Core?

Kinsta doesn’t force major updates as each individual should test these types of large changes first before applying them. You can easily do so in our staging environment. However, security patches (such as WordPress 5.0.1, 5.0.2, etc.) are applied automatically by WordPress itself, not by Kinsta. Note: If you have automatic updates disabled in your wp-config.php

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What Is the Average Full-Stack Developer’s Salary? Fresh Data for 2021

When you’re a full-stack developer, you have double the skills and specialization. So, that should mean double the pay, right? If you’re planning to pursue full-stack development, you’re likely very keen to learn whether the work required to master it pays off. Try a free demo Is a full-stack developer salary worth the effort? How

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PHP Versions

Last updated: June 25, 2021 DevKinsta allows you to use every PHP version that Kinsta supports. Supported PHP versions: Important While older versions of PHP may be available in DevKinsta for testing and troubleshooting, you’ll need to update the PHP version of your site in DevKinsta to match that of your Staging environment before pushing

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How SSL Works and Why It’s Important

SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. It’s an important protocol for securing and authenticating data on the Internet. Because of movements like Encrypt All The Things and Google’s push for more widespread SSL adoption, SSL has been a popular topic in web circles. But despite that fact, many webmasters are still unsure how SSL works

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WP-CLI

Last updated: June 25, 2021 WP-CLI is the command-line interface for WordPress. You can update plugins, configure multisite installations and much more, without using a web browser. Access to WP-CLI Enter into devkinsta_fpm container: docker exec -u www-data -it devkinsta_fpm bash Go to your site folder: cd /www/kinsta/public/siteName Run WP-CLI command: wp search-replace remote-domain.com my-local-site.local

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How to Set Up a MySQL Community Server on Your Machine

Behind every website is a database, and it often runs on MySQL. Learning to set up your server is often the first real test for a new webmaster or developer, and MySQL Community Server provides a free and open source way to get started. What makes MySQL Community Server the best database software? What other

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Can I Get a Custom Plan with Kinsta?

Kinsta’s plans and pricing structure is based on the needs of our customers, from small to large, and is able to accommodate the vast majority of use cases. There are specific scenarios, though, where a plan seems to cover all your needs but one, letting you with an unsatisfactory feeling of “if only I could

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How to Redirect HTTP to HTTPS in WordPress

HTTPS is a protocol for secure communication over a computer network which is widely used on the Internet. More and more WordPress owners are migrating from HTTP to HTTPS, mainly due to the 5 following reasons: Google announced that sites using HTTPS will get a slight ranking factor in Google search. You can achieve faster performance

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Top 27 Performance Testing Tools to Use in 2021

Performance testing tools are crucial for optimizing software, including websites. Why? Because performance directly affects user experience, conversions, and, ultimately, your bottom line. And this is something the market knows well. Try a free demo In 2019, the global market size for software testing — which performance testing tools are a subset of — was