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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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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BOO! WordPress Themes to Gawk At

Never thought WordPress could be spooky enough to merit a Halloween reference? BOO. We found the spookiest, scariest, creepiest WordPress themes you'll come across. Just kidding. But we did find some of the most unusual (read: extremely niche) options out there, for…
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The Enterprise IoT Platform Construction Kit: Part 1

The mission of this 3 part series of articles, released in monthly installments, is to discuss the options for constructing an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) platform. By now you have most likely heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) and your…
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5 Best WordPress Advertising Plugins for Sites of All Sizes

Whether you’re a large digital publisher or a solo-blogger, ads are usually at least a part of what helps you keep the lights on. But WordPress, much as we may love it, doesn’t provide any easy way to manage advertisements...at least out…
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The PHP Object Injection Odyssey

The past few months we have noticed a trend of new and increasing PHP Object Injection attacks targeting WordPress sites. In a few cases in the last months our standard incident response process was identifying sites were had just cleaned were getting…
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How to Optimize Content for Google News

In many ways, trying to optimize articles for Google News is the same as trying to optimize content for Google search. In terms of the search algorithm, in both cases, the focus is on quality content and an adherence to certain technical…
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