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

Pagely and Managed WordPress – 10 years strong.

Ten years ago this month, we launched Pagely and kicked off what has grown into the $2-3 Billion dollar channel known commonly as Managed WordPress Hosting. At the time, people questioned the need for the services they now take for granted, and…
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The Best WordPress Security Plugins of 2019

For a variety of reasons WordPress sites are targeted by hackers. This makes addressing security vulnerabilities a critical aspect of managing a WordPress website. WordPress attacks are not an isolated issue that only affects popular sites — you can't avoid them simply…
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How Managed WordPress Hosting Can Level Up Your Business

Running a successful online enterprise involves more than just product development, marketing, and customer service. It's also critical that your website provide a solid foundation for both running and scaling your business. You are not an expert in web hosting, and you…
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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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AWS versus Google Cloud: Comparing Clouds [Mid-2019]

For quite a few years AWS had little competition in the cloud provider space. Today, that’s no longer true. Oracle, Microsoft, Alibaba, Google, and other heavy-hitters have entered the market and each of their cloud solutions has unique strengths and weaknesses. The…
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The Comprehensive Guide to WordPress Security in 2019

The benefits of this WordPress security guide are two fold: Learn exactly what you need to know about WordPress security in 2019. Understanding WordPress security helps you adopt a security-oriented mindset that will help you prevent and mitigate risks as you make…
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B2B Sales Process Automation: “Leviathan” Unveiled

True to our open source business ethos we're conducting an experiment in radical transparency and unveiling some of our key systems and business processes. Our hope is that by sharing some of the innovative "secret sauce" other startups will implement, refine and…
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Exploring Microservices Architecture: What You Need to Know

Microservice Architecture (a.k.a. “Microservices”) is a method of developing software focused on building single-function modules. The term was coined in 2011 and the microservice approach quickly gained steam near the end of 2013: The advancement of microservices was driven, in part, by…
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WordPress Performance & Digging into PHP

Traffic surges and overall growth are an indicator of business success. A big splash of attention resulting in lots of people coming to your site means you've done something right, but you've also got a lot on the line. You want to…
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An Introduction to Amazon EC2

“The cloud” changed the game so much, and so quickly, it's difficult to remember what things were like before it arrived. But, not that long ago, getting server resources meant buying or leasing an actual box off the rack of a server…
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Can WordPress Developers and Security Researchers get along?

The relationship between WordPress developers and security researchers has been strained for some time now. Recently it is so bad that vulnerability reporters are going rogue which is affecting site owners. In the past months we’ve seen multiple researchers drop 0-day information…
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