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

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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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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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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Exploring Data Reliability Within WordPress

Site reliability is generally talked about less often than other performance indicators, like page speed. With many web hosts offering multiple 9’s of guaranteed uptime, it’s become less of a ‘hot’ topic and more of the norm that your site will be…
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Optimizing WordPress for Speed

There’s a lot of hype around page speed, and the hype is usually centered around 2 main points: SEO: The Google algorithm measures page load time as one of its many search ranking factors UX - User Experience: It’s well documented that…
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GravityView Diversity Grant

As PressNomics 6 approaches, it’s humbling to see how it’s grown beyond a conference for people that power the WordPress economy, to a community of awesome individuals and organizations that come together to spark change in our ecosystem. I’d like to introduce…
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An Introduction to Amazon RDS

As innovators in the hosting space, we’re constantly testing hardware and software solutions here at Pagely to find the optimum balance between price and performance for the unique demands of WordPress. Through all of that testing, Amazon RDS emerged as the clear…
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