What’s New With Kernl – December 2019

Welcome to the end of 2019! I hope that everyone has had as good a year as Kernl. Let’s dive in to the final update of 2019 to see what’s new. Features, Bug Fixes, & Misc. Improved License Management Search – License management now includes improved search functionality. The previous search functionality was flaky (at… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – December 2019

Yoast SEO: WordPress Plugin Performance Implications

Yoast SEO is a popular SEO enablement plugin for WordPress. It helps you avoid common mistakes when it comes to SEO on your blog and also handles things like social media “og:meta” tags. If your blog has a public audience, then it stands a good chance that you are using Yoast. As with the previous… Continue reading Yoast SEO: WordPress Plugin Performance Implications

Cloudways WordPress Performance Value Review

Cloudways is a managed WordPress hosting provider that allows you to deploy your WordPress site onto several different platforms. These platforms are: AWS Google Cloud Linode Vultr Digital Ocean If you are just starting with Cloudways it can be tough to figure out where your money is best spent! The prices are different for each… Continue reading Cloudways WordPress Performance Value Review

What’s New With Kernl – November 2019

November was a great month for Kernl! After several years of trying, we finally launched team management and also made our pricing structure easier to understand. Let’s dive in! Features Team Management – With our new Agency and Unlimited plans you can now grant users access to your account! The Agency plan allows for 3… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – November 2019

Introducing Team Management and the Kernl Unlimited Plan

One of the most requested features that Kernl gets is Team Management. Team management can take on a lot of different forms, but for Kernl’s purposes it is the ability to share access via the Kernl interface with multiple people with different sets of credentials. Team Management Starting today you can sign up for the… Continue reading Introducing Team Management and the Kernl Unlimited Plan

What’s New With Kernl – October 2019

October held a lot of great work for Kernl! Lots of refactoring, test coverage increases, and a new UI for managing Git deployments. Let’s dive in! Features Git Continuous Deployment UI Changes – Kernl now has a new and improved interface for adding continuous deployment to your projects. Installed Plugin List Filter – You can… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – October 2019

WordPress Performance on DigitalOcean Managed MySQL

Want to performance test your own WordPress installation? Try Kernl’s WordPress Load Testing service. The database is the most important part of any WordPress site. If you aren’t adept at managing MySQL, it can be a serious risk for you and your clients. One way to de-risk this portion of your WordPress site is by… Continue reading WordPress Performance on DigitalOcean Managed MySQL

What’s New With Kernl – September 2019

I hope that everyone has had a great September! There has been some interesting changes with Kernl this month, so let’s dive in and discuss them. Features Credit Card Add Changes – For the past 3 years Kernl has had a simple credit card form (card number, expiration, etc). In an effort to help reduce… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – September 2019

Beta testing WordPress plugin features with Kernl WordPress Feature Flags

Imagine that you are a WordPress plugin author. Maybe you work for an agency or maybe you work for yourself. The point is that you have clients or customers that have come to expect a high level of quality from your work. Great job! Now imagine that you have been working on a complicated but… Continue reading Beta testing WordPress plugin features with Kernl WordPress Feature Flags

Load Testing Vultr’s New High Frequency Servers with WordPress

Run your own WordPress Load Tests with Kernl! Back in June Vultr announced the general availability of their new “High Frequency” servers. Reading through the announcement I was intrigued by their claim of using “3+GHZ processors and blazing fast NVMe storage!” and immediately wondered what WordPress performance would look like versus their regular Cloud Compute… Continue reading Load Testing Vultr’s New High Frequency Servers with WordPress