Load Testing the ChemiCloud Managed WordPress Hosting Service

At the beginning of December Kernl launched a closed beta for our WordPress Load Testing service. As part of the bug shakedown we’ve been spending some time load testing different managed WordPress hosting services. Some of previous tests include WordPress.com, CloudWays, and GoDaddy. For this test, we turned our sights on ChemiCloud. How do we judge… Continue reading Load Testing the ChemiCloud Managed WordPress Hosting Service

Load Testing the WordPress.com Managed WordPress Service

This December Kernl launched it’s new WordPress Load Testing service. As part of the bug shakedown we decided to load test as many managed WordPress providers as we could. In this test, we turn our sights to WordPress.com. How do we judge the platform? For this series of blog posts we judge the platform via… Continue reading Load Testing the WordPress.com Managed WordPress Service

Load Testing the CloudWays Managed WordPress Service

At the beginning of December Kernl launched the closed beta of it’s WordPress load testing service. As a test to shake out any bugs we’ve decided to run a blog series load testing managed WordPress services. Today we’re going to talk about the CloudWays managed WordPress service. In particular, CloudWays deployed to Vultr. How is… Continue reading Load Testing the CloudWays Managed WordPress Service

Load Testing GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress Service

Earlier this December Kernl launched a closed beta of our WordPress load testing service. As part of that beta we’ve decided to run a series of load tests against some of the common managed WordPress hosting services. GoDaddy was chosen as our first load test target for a few different reasons: GoDaddy has been around… Continue reading Load Testing GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress Service

What’s New With Kernl – November 2018

It has been a busy few months for Kernl. Lots of great work has gone into the WordPress load testing feature work as well as a few structural changes to increase reliability. Cache moved to Redis – For as long as Kernl has existed our cache backend was powered by Memcached. We have now finished… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – November 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

Tips to Keep a WordPress Site Safe

If you want to get a website developed for your business you should definitely take a look at WordPress. It can be considered one of the most convenient methods available for getting a website up and running. But when you are building your website with WordPress, you should never overlook security. When you are done… Continue reading Tips to Keep a WordPress Site Safe

Kernl Now Supports Update Icons

Have you ever wished that Kernl supported plugin update icons? Well, your wish is our command! Before As you can see, before this change the icon displayed on the WordPress update dashboard for Kernl-based plugins was the default “power cord” image. After Now you can upload your own icon to Kernl and have it displayed… Continue reading Kernl Now Supports Update Icons

Introducing Kernl Analytics

Have you ever wanted to know what version of WordPress your customer is running? Or perhaps what version of your plugin or theme? Maybe you have a plugin or theme that’s installed on hundreds or thousands of sites and you want to know which ones?  If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, Kernl… Continue reading Introducing Kernl Analytics