The Pagely Blog.Articles and insights covering topics of interest to our clients and the WordPress community.

We Studied 11 million Social Shares: Here’s What We Found

We're entering a new era of social sharing — one that will affect bloggers, publishers, and content creators across the world. In this new era, people are growing tired of oversharing — instead of broadcasting their opinions across all social media channels,…
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How to Build a WordPress Website with the Genesis Framework

Choosing the right platform for a large-scale company can make or break the success of your website. The wrong choice can cost you time, resources, and sales when it doesn’t perform as expected. WordPress is an enterprise-ready platform, as evidenced by its…
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The Ultimate WooCommerce Guide

eCommerce integration has been growing in popularity steadily over the course of the past few years. More and more businesses are now selling online, whether or not their core business is eComm. Big enterprises, smaller businesses and even home-based entrepreneurs are making…
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Making Remote Work, Work

Pagely is a distributed, location-independent company. We have employees around the globe, and while a chunk of our folks are in the Phoenix area, the majority live and work elsewhere. It's an amazing gift to be able to do your job from…
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Introducing PULSAR™: Apex Hosting for Sophisticated WordPress Sites

Pagely is proud to introduce a new class in the managed WordPress hosting space: PULSAR™ PULSAR™ is specifically designed for the most powerful sites in the WordPress ecosystem, exceeding the needs of high-traffic properties like Disney, VISA and Comcast. Key PULSAR™ Features Include: Custom…
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Positioning Your Brand in a Competitive Space

We often cover a variety of digital marketing topics here at Pagely, but rarely do we (and others) mention the importance of branding. That ends today, as we draw from our own experience and the advice of others to help illustrate the…
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Pagely Customers Spared Effects of Latest WP Vulnerability

Traditionally, we keep security patches and updates simple and quick in our security haiku series of posts. But sometimes 17 syllables doesn't cut it. This post will address some of the commotion regarding a vulnerability which was patched in WordPress 4.7.2. The vulnerability…
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Finding the Best WordPress Hosting

Best. It's a word meant to rank similar things in a given category by established comparison points, providing an unbiased view on how they stack up. But what's best for one person or company is not always the best choice for another - and to further…
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Create Not Solutions But Systems That Solve

There was a brilliant computer game back in the day for Apple ][+ called "Robot Odyssey." It was my first exposure to programming and the notion that instead of solving puzzles, you could build robots to solve puzzles on your behalf (and…
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What to Expect at WordCamp US 2017

WordCamps are going on all around the world, but one of the most anticipated starts TODAY: WordCamp US 2017. Of all the WordCamps in all the world, most know WordCamp US as a can’t-miss (on the same/similar level as WordCamp Europe, which…
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40 Must-Read Blogs for Leadership & Entrepreneurs

Countless entrepreneurs have written about their personal experiences – their wildly successful ventures and stunning failures. Some are so transparent that they publish their financials for others to dissect and comment upon. These 40 blogs for C-suite, executives and entrepreneurs are must-reads,…
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WordPress Security: Haiku Updates

WordPress Security and Maintenance Release: 4.9.1 Nov. 20, 2017 Holidays are for: Family, eating too much, and security. Don't worry you can stay distraction free when dining with friends and family this holiday season, knowing that we have handled this WordPress security…
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Cyber Monday WordPress Deals

Holiday deals are no longer just for bearing the cold and long lines to check things off the family wish list. Cyber Monday deals have made their way into the B2B and WordPress space, with plenty of Cyber Monday WordPress deals on…
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eCommerce Tips: Black Friday & Cyber November

Black Friday has traditionally marked the start of the holiday shopping season, but in recent years spending has taken a dive as consumers snub physical stores to shop online. In fact, two-thirds of Americans find holiday shopping stressful and would rather shovel…
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WordPress Version Release Updates

WordPress 4.9 - Tipton Nov. 16, 2017 An exciting new release of WordPress is out. WordPress 4.9 "Tipton" is now available. Hats off to all 443 contributors (!) who made this release possible. From the blog post on WordPress.org: New features in…
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The Top eCommerce Platforms for 2018 Compared

As consumers abandon physical stores to buy online – 51% of Americans, in fact – and the eComm economy grows, we are met with a number of options for platforms. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution – and each platform has its pros and…
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