WordPress 4.5 is coming!

As you are aware WordPress 4.5  “Coleman” is has been released. The team has been testing and we plan on rolling this out to all customers starting next week on April 25th.

Act 3: In which we go from good to great.

At Pagely it is about people, not numbers. We don’t make announcement’s of recent VC, no posts touting our revenues, and always an opaque answer when we are asked how many employees or clients we have, or revenue earned. We measure all these things, but we focus on the people we serve and the people tasked to provide service. This approach has served us well in what I am calling Act 1 (startup) and Act 2 (traction) of Pagely. As we begin Act 3 (scale), it’s about the people more than ever. Good people are the foundation Somewhere over 2 years ago Sally and…

One Rogue Plugin: A noncanonical Star Wars and WordPress security story.

Over the last week the news has been littered with stories about data leaks. From one of the biggest data leaks in history, the Panama Papers* to a movie that tells the story about about a data leak a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away! “Rogue One” coming out in late 2016**. Star Wars fans finally get to see the first canonical storyline regarding how the plans for the original Death Star were stolen by the rebels. With these two stories catching the headlines, I felt like putting together a quick last-minute work of fan fiction combining the Star Wars…

Pagely is going green and moving operations to the bayou.

Today we are proud to announce that Pagely® is taking advantage of the “Real Opportunities for Louisiana grant” and relocating to the great state of Louisiana. This move enables us to better serve the global WordPress community from below sea level. Part of Pagely’s obligation in receiving this grant is to bring technology innovation to Louisiana. With that task in mind, we could think of no better time than now to start what we consider the next chapter of Pagely’s growth: Data Centers owned and operated by Pagely. To achieve this goal we’re also partnering with Dell, Cisco, and AMD for…

Facebook Instant Articles: Everything You Need to Know

A couple of weeks ago, the social media giant Facebook announced that it will soon be opening up the Facebook Instant Articles program to publishers of all sizes around the world. This means that now anyone with a website and a Facebook page will be able to take advantage of this new handy feature to host their content directly on the social network. Initially used by only a few big publishers, including National Geographic, the New York Times, BBC News and the Guardian, the Instant Articles feature is among the most discussed topics on the web today. So, like others,…

Pagely to host PressNomics4, The conference for those that power the WordPress ecosystem.

Back for it’s fourth iteration PressNomics will be held March 3-4 in Phoenix, Arizona. A few years ago we at Pagely set out to create a conference outside of the traditional WordCamp, one aimed specifically at the commercial entities that drive the WordPress economy. Over 250 business leaders will gather this year to learn, mingle, and relax. We are proud to say PressNomics is not only a must-attend WordPress event, but is also a not-just-for-profit event having donated over $20,000 to charity thus far. This year we will be supporting CureSearch and the Bens Bells project and hope to make sizable contributions to each…

How Self-Published Ebooks + WordPress Are A Rapid Gateway To Untold Opportunities

If you think you have a book in you, you need not try to land Ari Gold as your literary agent and have him go to bat lining up interviews with publishers that might amount in a traditional book deal, nor do we recommend you slog away for years on end to polish off that perfectly packaged manuscript of prose. Out of the gate, you’re pushing a boulder up a mountain. Why do that when you don’t have to suffer? No, no. Please. Today there are numerous and far better ways to birth your big idea and bring your book…

New: Rapid deploy of VPS in any region

We have received two primary types of feedback from our VPS and Enterprise WordPress Hosting customers over the last 2 years. The first being some form of “ZOMG this thing is fast!” and the other being “Why do I have to wait 2 days for my VPS?” Regarding the first: You are welcome. Regarding the second point: We know it is frustrating, so we did something about it. Deploy a Pagely VPS in any of our 9 regions, instantly. We started by re-factoring our on-boarding process a bit by asking customers of our higher end plans to select the region they preferred their VPS…

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