Category: Pagely News

  • A Look at Pagely’s New Account Management Features

    The Pagely dev team is continually working to improve our Managed WordPress Hosting features, and as 2016 comes to a close, we have some notable announcements. First up are a few enhancements to the way user permissions and account management are handled within Atomic, the Pagely hosting control panel. Clients can now employ a single […]

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  • Down-Selling For The Win

    Let’s play a quick round of Jeopardy! Player: “I’ll take Sales Techniques for $1000” Host: “Whereby a seller induces the customer to purchase more expensive items, upgrades or other add-ons in an attempt to make a more profitable sale” Player: “What is Up-Selling” ### Up-Selling is probably the most ballyhooed tactic for increasing revenue in […]

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  • Managed WordPress Hosting is 7 years old.

    7 years ago this month, Pagely launched as a service that aimed to smooth and eliminate some of the technical hurdles of launching and hosting a WordPress powered site. It was a brand new category at the time, and now Managed WordPress Hosting is a ubiquitous channel within the broader Hosting industry. Estimates paint just […]

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  • Hosting Options, Not Mandates. Deploy and Stage WordPress Your Way.

    Inside the WordPress developer community there is the mantra “Decisions not Options” which when applied to the UX/UI of the WordPress application attempts to streamline the user experience by making sensible choices on behalf the user and reducing confusion and clutter. Every time you give a user an option, you are asking them to make […]

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  • HTTPoxy and WordPress.

    The vulnerability d’jour this week was named HTTPoxy, an applicable pun on pox and proxy. We have patched our servers for this already, and are here to take a few extra steps to help explain the vulnerability and hopefully spread a little knowledge. The first part of this post will explain how the HTTPoxy vulnerability […]

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  • 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 a data leak a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away! “Rogue One” coming out in late 2016. Star […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • New: PressDNS™ with automatic geo caching and WAF support now available

    Here. We. Grow. Again. Let’s quickly review a few of the solutions the Pagely Managed WordPress hosting platform currently provides: PressARMOR™ is our security protocol developed in house to secure and protect your WordPress site hosted here at Pagely. An aspect of PressARMOR is the WAF (Web Application Firewall) like capabilities of blocking vulnerability exploitation […]

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  • Four Options to Monitor Site Uptime and Page Speed

    Page speed is important to both your overall ranking in the SERPs and to presenting a positive user experience. We covered both those topics at length in our recent posts regarding how to identify slow pages and the different tools and techniques that are available. But what happens when your entire website goes offline or […]

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