Kernl makes deploying WordPress updates easy.

wordpress git deployments
WordPress Git Deployments for Plugins & Themes

Kernl makes it easy to deploy WordPress plugin and theme updates with Git. No extra plugin needed! Simply authorize Kernl with read-access to your Git repository and we'll handle the rest.

We support BitBucket, GitHub, and GitLab.

Works great without Git too!

Not everyone uses Git. Kernl works great if you want to zip your plugin or theme up manually and upload it. Our full featured web interface makes it a breeze!

license management
So much more than WordPress updates.

Kernl is a full-featured WordPress plugin and theme development platform. In addition to updates we can help you manage WordPress licenses, load test your deployments, monitor your site health, and provide analytics.

WordPress Git Deployments

Learn how Kernl helps you easily deploy your plugins and themes using BitBucket, GitHub, and GitLab. If you don't use Git for deployments, no problem! Kernl works great without Git too.

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Plugin & Theme Analytics

Ever wanted to know what domains are using your product? Or what WordPress version is popular amongst your customers? Kernl analytics can provide you with valuable customer insights.

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License Management

Kernl WordPress License Management can help drive sales by restricting updates to your product. Licenses can expire, have download limits, be valid to a specific version, and even have domain restrictions.

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Load Testing

Have confidence in your site's performance. Kernl WordPress Load Testing allows you to quickly and easily test your WordPress performance. No coding or knowledge of load testing required!

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Monitor WordPress Site Health

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Kernl's WordPress Site Health Monitoring allows you to evaluate the performance of your WordPress site across a number of different criteria including: response time, time to first byte (TTFB), Google Lighthouse Scores, CPU, Memory, and Disk Usage, and plugin changes (add, update, remove)


Each subscription comes with a 30 day free trial. No credit card is required to sign up.


$ 9

per month

5 plugins / themes
Git deployment with BitBucket, GitHub, or GitLab
License Management - 50 licenses
Load Testing - 2000 users, 30 day data retention
Site Health - 2 monitored sites @ 10 minute resolution
Fully secured with HTTPs
Support via Email
Free 30 day trial

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No Credit Card Required


$ 39

per month

50 plugins / themes
3 Team Members
Git deployment with BitBucket, GitHub, or GitLab
License Management - 1500 licenses
Site Health - 10 monitored sites @ 5 minute resolution
Load Testing - 25000 users, 90 day data retention
Fully secured with HTTPs
Support via Email & Chat
Free 30 day trial

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No Credit Card Required


$ 79

per month

Unlimited plugins / themes
Unlimited Team Members
Kernl WordPress Analytics
Git deployment with BitBucket, GitHub, or GitLab
Unlimited License Management
Load Testing - 50000 users, 365 day data retention
Site Health - ∞ monitored sites @ 1 minute resolution
Fully secured with HTTPs
Support via Email & Chat
Free 30 day trial

Get started

No Credit Card Required


Frequently Asked Questions

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Why Kernl?

Kernl allows you to fully control your update and release process via continuous deployment with Git and license management. All while looking exactly like WordPress.org updates!

What is continuous deployment?

Continuous Deployment is a way of developing where you constantly build and release your plugin or theme with a push from Git. Quick turnaround times and rapid deployments allow you to be repsonsive to your customer's needs.

Is Kernl Secure?

Absolutely! All transactions are secured via HTTPS, so nobody will be snooping on your updates or login.

Is it my payment info safe?

Yes! All of your payment information is stored by Stripe, which is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1, the most stringent level of certification.

Does Kernl have an API?

Yes! See the documentation for more info.

What analytics and insights does Kernl provide?

Kernl gives you insights into WordPress version usage, what version of your product people use, and what domains your product is installed on. Coming soon, you'll be able to see what PHP version your customers are running as well as language their site is in.