Do the WordPress.com pricing changes represent an opportunity for the WordPress product ecosystem, a blow to democratized publishing, or the beginning of a slow pivot in the service’s identity away from blogging to managed WordPress hosting?
Cloudways’ customers will soon have access to enterprise class performance and security.
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WP Engine has acquired Flywheel — which boasts more than 200 employees and $18 million in revenue. WP Engine is setting the stage for an IPO in the next couple years.
Kevin Ohashi is the founder of Review Signal. Kevin also produces an annual report on WordPress Hosting Performance Benchmarks.
Liquid Web has announced the acquisition of iThemes in an all cash deal that includes the entire iThemes team moving over to Liquid Web as an independent unit, and iThemes products will be included in various Liquid Web offerings.
In this episode, Joe and Brian talk all about WordPress hosting, including the different types of hosting that are available, our technical preferences, and some of the non-technical issues that surround hosting in the WordPress world.
Kevin Ohashi dives into the hosting recommendations from both Drupal and WordPress, calling them out as false and with little-disclosed intentions.
Pagely is celebrating their fifth year of business right now. They have just launched their newly designed website (note to early readers: it’s in process of launching at this moment, so some links may not work until later today) to reflect some of the ways they’ve changed over the years. They are also growing, rapidly….
Pagely has made some drastic changes to their hosting platform over the last few months. They’ve moved from Firehost to being fully powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), led by their new CTO, Joshua Eichorn. Measuring tiers of hosting by pageviews is a popular method for WordPress hosting companies, but Pagely doesn’t do that. They…
Pantheon CEO Zach Rosen announced this morning that they’ve raised $21.5 million in financing. I covered Pantheon, including an interview, just recently when they launched their WordPress product. As I said then, Pantheon is a very compelling product. Seeing this raise another round of funding is interesting, and this is quite a chunk of money….
Pantheon is a website development, deployment, and hosting platform. But they aren’t just any host. They like to think of their product as a hosting killer, because in their mind, they do much more than just hosting. I heard about Pantheon for the first time last year, when it was a Drupal-only platform. When Pantheon…
ZippyKid is a managed WordPress host that’s been around around three and a half years. They have grown their business consistently since their launch in May 2010, and today have a number of high profile blogs and corporate profiles as part of their client portfolio. Vid Luther, founder of ZippyKid, has been a PHP consultant…
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