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Kinsta’s GraphQL Endpoint

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been resisting changes to how SSLs work with Kinsta & Cloudflare. To rant slightly, here is a brief timeline of what’s been happening, including my responses. 👍 Kinsta integrates with Cloudflare switching from a…

Fathom Analytics Compatibility

If you haven’t heard about Fathom Analytics, then you should check them out. They’re a privacy-focused web analytics alternative to Google Analytics. I’ve been using them since 2018. Last July I upgraded to their paid service which is fully integrated…

Email Robot Handing DNS Updates

I know we’ve all been there. Staring at the endless stream of new emails wondering, “Can I automate this somehow?”. Trust me, I know. That answer is always yes, it can be automated. However, the real question is whether it…

Personal Backups with Restic and B2 Bucket

When I switched my daily driver to Linux, one missing piece was how to handle local backups. I previously relied on Backblaze, which is an awesome application that provides real-time backups, Unfortunately Linux isn’t supported. After trying out various backup…

Database Backups with DevKinsta

DevKinsta is a great way to run WordPress sites locally for testing or development purposes. With a few clicks, you can easily create a fresh WordPress site or pull down an existing site hosting with Kinsta. If you rely on…

Recommended Cron with WordPress Multisite

Active WordPress sites can have a lot happening in the background. Background activity is controlled by WP-Cron. For improved performance, it’s recommended that WP-Cron be disabled and replaced with a system-level cron process. This makes low-traffic websites run better and…

Removing Cloudfront URLs with Regex

Recently helped a customer remove Cloudfront URLs as part of a migration process from AWS to Kinsta. Kinsta’s CDN is powered by Cloudflare and is built-in. There is no need for URLs to reference a CDN-specific location. So restoring all…