Introducing The Kernl Analytics Agency Plan

Today we launched the next iteration of Kernl Analytics. The agency plan has been long in the making and we hope that you enjoy the new insights that you can extract with it. Features The Kernl Analytics agency plan is very similar to the “small” plan with two key differences: Increased Data Retention – When… Continue reading Introducing The Kernl Analytics Agency Plan

August 14 2018 Outage Post-Mortem

Below is a post-mortem analysis of Kernl’s August 14 2018 outage. It details what happened, why it happened, and how we can improve things so that this doesn’t happen again in the future. What? At 9:29PM EDT alerts were triggered saying that Kernl was down. Initial investigation showed that the marketing site was still up… Continue reading August 14 2018 Outage Post-Mortem

What’s New With Kernl – August 2018

Happy (almost) August everyone! This month with Kernl was focused on fixing some technical debt and adding a few features surrounding analytics. Features & Bug Fixes Analytics Top Level Menu – Kernl Analytics now has a top-level menu item. Prior to this change you had to enter a plugin/theme page before you could access it.… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – August 2018

What’s New With Kernl – July 2018

I hope everyone in the northern hemisphere is enjoying their summer and for those of you in the southern hemisphere, stay warm! It was a nice month for Kernl with lots of good structural changes and a few new features rolled out. SendOwl Integration – If you use SendOwl to distribute your plugin or theme… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – July 2018

What’s New With Kernl – June 2018

It’s been a great month for Kernl! Lots of new features, some bug fixes, and few updates to the license checking on the plugin and theme update checker files. Lets dive in! Features Gumroad License Validation – You can now use Kernl to validate your Gumroad licenses! This can be enabled for plugins or themes… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – June 2018

Kernl Now Supports Gumroad License Validation

If you use Gumroad to sell your WordPress plugins or themes you can now use Kernl to validate those licenses before new updates are made available. How does it work? When you create a plugin/theme in Kernl you can select the “Validate Gumroad License?” checkbox and fill out the “Gumroad Product Permalink” field. With those… Continue reading Kernl Now Supports Gumroad License Validation

License Management Update: Limit Updates to Specific Version

Kernl WordPress license management now allows you to limit updates up to a specific version. How it Works Assuming that you already use Kernl’s license management, go to the License Management area of Kernl. Once there add or edit a license. Now you can fill in the “Max Update Version” field. This field can simply… Continue reading License Management Update: Limit Updates to Specific Version

Introducing the Kernl Referral Program

For most of Kernl’s life our best channel for adding new customers has been word-of-mouth referrals and now you can be rewarded for referring new customers! How It Works When you go to your Kernl profile you’ll see a new section called “Referrals”. It briefly explains how the Kernl referral program works, gives you your… Continue reading Introducing the Kernl Referral Program

Introducing the Kernl WordPress Statistics Page

On an average day Kernl handles around 2 million requests from 135,000 unique domains. Our analytics offering lets you use this data to make better product development decisions, but there is also a more holistic view of the Kernl and WordPress ecosystem to be had. I’d like to introduce to you the Kernl WordPress Statistics… Continue reading Introducing the Kernl WordPress Statistics Page