This WordCamp, I heard some pretty tough feedback from other attendees, especially from veteran campers that have been attending WordCamps for years. In particular, I heard that the venue was too spread out because it was so big, the speaking rooms and events felt “disconnected” from each other because you had to travel far to […]
While the Freemius CEO Vova Feldman has been networking with cool people at WordCamps for years, there were a lot of “firsts” for me at WCEU 2019. Not only was it my first WordCamp (gasp! ), but it was also the first time I met so many plugin and theme developers face-to-face. Product people make […]
In one of the biggest WordPress acquisitions ever, WP Engine announced that they’ve acquired Flywheel, another popular managed WordPress host. The numbers aren’t public, but this helps WP Engine move towards a $1 Billion valuation, as it prepares for an IPO in the somewhat-near future. Flywheel’s recurring annual revenue was $18 million at the time of […]
For a limited time only, Kinsta, one of our top recommended WordPress hosts, are offering unlimited free migrations to all WP Engine customers wanting to move to Kinsta’s services. This offer is valid until the end of September. The free migration is being offered on all of Kinsta’s plans, from Starter to Enterprise, regardless of […]
If you’re not hosting at WP Engine, you might feel a little jealous as all WP Engine customers now get access to Genesis and 35 StudioPress themes for free as part of their plan. Beyond that, we’ve also got plenty of Gutenberg news, some great tutorials, and SiteGround is running a big labor day sale where […]
Big business news this week as WP Engine announced that they acquired Genesis Framework-maker, StudioPress. WP Engine plans to invest heavily in future development, as well as make StudioPress part of the WP Engine Digital Experience Platform. Also, the Yoast SEO snippet editor got a redesign, and Pixelgrade published another one of their great transparency […]
This article will walk you through the plans offered by the WordPress hosts who scored highest for customer satisfaction in a major poll published last week – you can view a summary of the results in our “WordPress Hosting: The Facts 2018” article.
It is almost impossible to slash your way through the jungle of marketing and misinformation to find the tiny number of hosts who provide a competent, conscientious service. So, to find the very best WordPress hosts, we look at the results of the biggest WordPress hosting studies ever, with 830 respondents hosting 11,736 websites.
There are several hosting providers that offer managed hosting, but it could be tough to tell which is best based on their own marketing. Regardless of your WordPress experience, choosing managed hosting can be a minefield. With this in mind, we’re going to take a look at two giants of managed WordPress hosting and compare […]
Austin, Texas – May 11, 2018 – WP Engine, the world’s leading WordPress digital experience platform, today announced two promotions on its executive team: Tina Dobie has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and David Brolsma has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). These promotions are effective immediately… […]