The Best Kinsta Alternative is..a VPS!

I like the idea of managed WordPress hosting with Kinsta, and have considered moving to them several times. I wrote a glowing Kinsta review because I believe they really do try their best to make WordPress as painless as possible. However, I've always pulled back at the last minute. When I do the … [Read more...]

Bluehost WordPress Hosting vs Managed WordPress

The ordinary Bluehost WordPress plan is just regular shared hosting with a few WordPress-specific features like automatic installation and updates, whereas the Bluehost managed WordPress package is a lot more powerful. Here are the pros and cons of each: Bluehost Regular WordPress: The … [Read more...]

WordPress Free Account Limitations: What Do You Lose?

There are two types of free WordPress accounts: Managed WordPress at Free WordPress hosting on an independent server Let's look at both of these. Option 1: Free WordPress Account Limitations The creators of WordPress - Automattic - let you host your WordPress … [Read more...]

7 Reasons to Not Switch to the Gutenberg WordPress Editor

Update: After many years, I've changed my opinion about Gutenberg. Automattic has fixed many of the annoyances I've outlined and others I've gotten used to. On the flip side, I've come to embrace the ability of Gutenberg to transform a page from just text + HTML to one crafted with various … [Read more...]