👋 Last week (September 27) was Brian Gardner‘s last day under contract with WP Engine and last day with StudioPress, but this is not a goodbye for Brian: I hope to continue playing a role in its future and look forward to watching WP Engine and the StudioPress team as they move forward.
Local Pro from WP Engine will be free, and it launches next week — according to representatives at the WPEngine Summit conference this week.
Chima Mmeje on valuing yourself and raising your rates. Making the most of your WordCamp experience. The importance of community. What’s the “WordPress Way” for payment models — and is it the right way?
$635.5 billion…That’s “billion,” with a “B.” Let’s look at the size of the universe inhabited by our market of markets of cathedrals and bazaars: the WordPress ecosystem. How should we think about WordPress’s market share or, maybe more accurately, its shares? Are we selling them short and dampening growth?
Kevin Ohashi does the best WordPress hosting technical analysis out there. He’s just come out with his 2016 benchmarks, which are the culmination of months of testing twenty six companies, across six price tiers, with five different methodologies. In addition to his main post, which then links out to various tier-based tests, he also has…
Linode has finally followed up after their security brew-ha-ha that you may remember affected WP Engine not long ago. It doesn’t say a ton and follows a pretty standard follow-up / PR script, but it’s at least some closure for affected customers.