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

Be a Master Networker: 4 Ways to Activate Your Network

For a long time, I thought I knew everything there was about professional networking. Collecting business cards during lunches, speaking engagements and conferences was an important ritual I followed with consistency. These cards would then sit on my desk in a nice,…
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Nine Years of Managed WordPress

A look back - and forward. We launched Pagely in August 2009. Now, nine years later, Managed WordPress Hosting is a multi-billion-dollar channel. I'm not sure even we saw that coming back then. The channel grew slowly at first, then quickly took…
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9 Tools You Should Be Using In Your Plugin Development

As web technology rapidly (and constantly) advances, it's important to learn how to use modern technology to keep up with your rival developers, or risk losing out on much-needed work. While there's a little bit of a learning curve for every new…
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6 Tips for Big Brands That Want to Kill It On Social Media

Consumers expect a lot from big brands when it comes to social media. They look to their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts for any indication of how they do business and how they treat their customers. They want to see that brands…
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The Guide to Creating Custom Shortcodes in WordPress

WordPress Shortcodes are nothing new. In fact, they've been around since version 2.5. Acting like macros, shortcodes are used to 1) reduce the amount of code you need to write; 2) simplify the usage of plugins, themes, and other functions. WordPress comes…
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10 Award Winning Native Advertising Campaigns to Learn From

If your digital publishing model relies on banner advertising, consider this: when was the last time you actually clicked a display ad? "Banner blindness" and ignoring ads is a learned behavior, with many internet users training themselves to just skip right over…
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The 2018 Pagely Scholarship Recipients

At Pagely, we strongly believe in higher education as a vehicle to improve and enrich individual lives, as well as our shared communities. To that end, we created the Pagely Scholarship earlier this year to reward the students that inspire us with…
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