In a shocking move (to me), GoDaddy has acquired fellow hosting company Media Temple. According to the post on TechCrunch, Media Temple's 225 employees will continue to manage its 125,000 customer base as a separate entity. GoDaddy has apparently been on a roll of acquisitions, but this one really surprises me. You can read the letter from Media Temple on their blog. A whole bunch of WordPress sites are hosted on these two providers, and it'll be interesting to see how this plays out.
Jason Cohen, of WP Engine, talks about the unachievable goal of 100% uptime for hosts. He lays out the reality very nicely. It’s great to see that logic. I added my own remarks in the comments, because I think more can be done upfront to reduce unhappy customers during the 0.01% of the time.
In episode #5 of the Get Hired Podcast you’ll learn about networking opportunities like WordCamps, meetups, and WordPress.org teams.
NitroPack is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, September 14th at 5pm EET / 11:00am ET, NitroPack’s team jointly with Salvatore Denaro, Technical Consultant at Google, will discuss all things Core Web Vitals, web performance, and WordPress. Register today!
Bet Hannon, Eric Karkovack, Maciek Palmowski, and Rae Morey join David to share their reactions to the State of the Word 2021.
WordPress is used by thousands of universities all over the world. Many universities run large parts of their web infrastructure with WordPress, and it’s time for them to have a niche WordPress conference catered for their experiences.
WPupdatePHP is a project by Coen Jacobs to evangelize the need for people to use modern PHP versions for their WordPress installs. It’s both a website and a script people can include in their plugins, to function like BrowseHappy does. Coen hasn’t really announced this project officially that I know of, but I did talk…