Last week I ventured to Florida for WordCamp Miami, a three-day event filled with sessions and networking with the WordPress community. It was a huge success! Take a look below for what went down at this year’s WordCamp Miami in photos… WordCamp Miami kicked off this year on March 24 and ran through March 26.
WordCamp London 2017 occurred this past weekend at London Metropolitan University and was another incredible experience. With more than 500 people on hand to make the event a success for the second year, read on for some highlights from #wcldn. Location and Event Overview It’s notable that many attendees are from the UK and travel to …
Taylor McCaslin 7.7.2016 There’s a great deal of buzz around PHP 7. As the next major version of PHP-the most popular web development language in the world-it promises serious performance gains, drastically reduced memory consumption, improved security, and more. Results show that with PHP 7, WordPress sites are more than twice as fast.
WP Engine is headed to Affiliate Summit West! Here are the top things you need to know before you head to Las Vegas for the event.
The second annual WordCamp US is fast approaching! Set to occur again this year at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, WP Engine will be in attendance and we’ve got some exciting things going on.
Everyone wants their website to perform better. And as a WP Engine customer, you rely on us to ensure your site is hitting all of your performance goals and providing your visitors with an amazing digital experience. Today, we’re happy to announce that WP Engine now supports HTTP/2, the latest version of HTTP, which can reduce web page latency and improve SEO.
WordPress today released a security and maintenance update that fixes 52 bugs in WordPress 4.4. Most importantly, WordPress 4.4.1 fixes a cross-site scripting vulnerability that could allow sites to be compromised. It also contains a number of non-security bug fixes. You can read more about the update on the WordPress blog.
One of the most rewarding parts of being a WordPress developer is the look on a client’s face when they see their shiny new website up and running: it’s a mix of joy, relief, and excitement. Those moments make being a WordPress developer the best job on the planet.
Doug Stewart is a WordPress aficionado and Senior Systems Engineer for web design and development agency 10up. At WordCamp DFW, we chatted with Doug about a variety of topics, including WP-CLI, a powerful tool that makes administering WordPress sites easy; and helping coordinate the inaugural WordCamp US this December in Philadelphia.
What keeps you up at night? If you’re a WordPress developer it’s pleasing your clients, not having enough clients, not earning enough revenue, lack of time … the list goes on. You want to grow your business and take on more clients, but there just isn’t enough time.
by Andrew Hickey WordPress owns a whopping 65 percent of the market share of sites using a CMS (according to wappalyzer.com), so it’s no secret that WordPress developers and designers are in demand nationwide. But where is the highest concentration of WordPress jobs in the US?
by Stephen Lin In the past, you had to exit one vagrant and get into another if you wanted to work on a different site. It was disruptive to your workflow. Mercury Vagrant (HGV) 1.3, the latest version, changes that. In version 1.3, which is available now, we’ve added support for running multiple sites with one vagrant.
At WP Engine, we’re passionate about helping our customers learn and grow. In keeping with that ethos, we proudly present “Finely Tuned Consultant,” a series of interviews with some of the brightest talents in tech, marketing, and (naturally) WordPress. by Jonathan McNamara In this edition of Finely Tuned Consultant, hosts Jonathan McNamara and Emma Zwirko will speak with Zoe Rooney.
by Stephen Lin WP Engine Labs is focused on innovation and contributing to the open source community. As part of that mission, today we released Mercury Vagrant (HGV) version 1.2. In this new version we’ve fixed many of the bugs identified in version 1.1.
by Heather J. Brunner At WP Engine, we’re dedicated to expanding our global business and bringing to market cutting-edge, innovative solutions to power our customers’ brands through WordPress technology. Today, we’ve secured an additional $23 million in funding led by North Bridge Growth Equity, which is doubling down on its investment in WP Engine to fuel our technology leadership and continued growth.
by Jason Cosper As some of you may know, today WordPress released the second beta of WordPress 4.2. And while the final release isn’t expected until mid-April, we’d like to encourage you to start testing your code against the beta releases now.
by John-Henry Scherck When it comes to content management systems (CMSs), WordPress is a dominant force. It powers more than 23 percent of the web and more than 60 million sites. And it’s growing by the second. via wpengine.com – Having trouble viewing this on your mobile device? Click here.
by Dustin Meza At WP Engine we are committed to keeping your WordPress sites secure. As our customers, you entrust us with that responsibility. With that in mind, we’ve decided to replace the Must Use plugin, Limit Login Attempts, with our proprietary security built into our platform.
by Heather J. Brunner The web empowers businesses to be truly global. WordPress has become a platform that gives a voice to the entire world – it provides the tools that enable organizations and individuals to tell stories, reach their audiences, and build their businesses.
by Tomas Puig WP Engine GeoIP allows WordPress site owners to serve different web content to different users depending on their location. You can immediately redirect visitors to content in their language or currency, display geographically-specific content, or hide irrelevant content. GeoIP empowers you to create more relevant, targeted, personalized user experiences.