By the end of 2019, Kinsta managed to become a well known global WordPress hosting platform with 100+ team members, operating in 120 countries and on 6 continents. Let’s have a closer look at the highlights.
Kinsta Year In Review
- Release of Google Cloud Platform’s new compute-optimized (C2) virtual machines to all customers resulting in performance increases of up to 200%.
- Kinsta was one of the first hosts to release PHP 7.4.
- Automatic MySQL DB optimizations
- All WordPress sites are secured by the GCP Firewall
- New self-healing PHP feature
- Added TLS 1.3 support on all servers
- Two new data centers: Osaka, Japan and Zürich, Switzerland. Choose from 20 different data centers to host your WordPress sites.
- They added more disk space, migrations, and more PHP workers.
- New WP_DEBUG and Password Protection (
htpasswd) tools for developers
- New Disk Space add-on to increase the storage space of hosting plans. That’s great news for photographers or videographers for instance.
- To increase performance, Kinsta now caches 404 pages for 15 minutes. Perfect for large membership sites based on BuddyBoss and BuddyPress, Ultimate Member or MemberPress for instance.
- Customer and revenue growth rates: 134% and 105%
- New dedicated migration team to help move WordPress sites to Kinsta
- Team expansion: More developers, support engineers, and marketers
- Loads of improvements for the MyKinsta dashboard
- Sponsor of various WordCamps and WordPress Meetups
For 2020, they are planning to add five more GCP data centers in Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Seoul, Jakarta, and Warsaw. They will also add multiple environments including live, staging, and development. Additionally, you’ll get access to selective backup restores and to an automatic external backups add-on which will support Google Cloud Storage and Amazon S3.
Unlimited Free Migrations
For a limited time, they are offering unlimited free migrations from WP Engine, Pantheon, Cloudways, and DreamHost as well as from Flywheel. Move your WordPress sites to Kinsta today! This offer is valid until December 31, 2019.