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

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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9 Advanced Uses for Gravity Forms in WordPress

Regardless of what kind of website you run, forms can be very useful. They’re a simple and efficient way to build your email subscriber list, collect user feedback, enable customers to get in touch, and more. The first step to using them…
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We’ve Added New Features to Atomic!

We’re excited to announce that our development team has several new Atomic features that they’ve been working so hard on! Without further ado, let’s take a look at what we’ve rolled out in the newest version of the Atomic control panel. Simple…
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