Till Krüss on Object Cache Pro, WordPress, Plugins, Testing, and Performance — Post Status Draft 126
| |

Till Krüss on Object Cache Pro, WordPress, Plugins, Testing, and Performance — Post Status Draft 126

Till Krüss explains how he found his way into WordPress and a successful business that’s solving the hard problems of caching and performance optimization. His work and business model suggest several areas of opportunity for developers and founders working in the WordPress plugin market today.

What might WordPress.com’s pricing changes mean for the WordPress ecosystem?
| | | |

What might WordPress.com’s pricing changes mean for the WordPress ecosystem?

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?

| |

WordPress.com is testing custom plugins and themes for Business plans

Automattic is testing the ability for Business plan customers to upload custom plugins and themes on WordPress.com. The test has only been open a few days, and they are enabling the feature for around 10 sites per day, so it’s a very, very soft launch. But if it goes well, one can presume the feature…

Yet another survey for the WordPress recommended hosting page

In discussing the Pressable story, a few folks have asked me about the WordPress recommended hosting page, and if Automattic’s ownership of Pressable will affect that page. The answer is that I don’t think so, but I don’t know for sure. However, I did ask Matt about that page yesterday and it appears it will be a…

Pantheon for WordPress: a website hosting and management platform
| | | |

Pantheon for WordPress: a website hosting and management platform

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 relaunches as Pressable, makes changes to business
| |

ZippyKid relaunches as Pressable, makes changes to business

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…

End of content

End of content