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Don’t Miss Out on Great Cyber Weekend Deals

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and you know what that means—turkey, stuffing, and great Cyber Weekend deals from WP Engine and our world-class partners!  Cyber Weekend has come to represent the traditional “Black Friday through Cyber Monday” time period, which kicks off in the wee hours of the Friday after Thanksgiving. While in year’s… The post Don’t Miss Out on Great Cyber Weekend Deals appeared first on WP Engine.… Read More »Don’t Miss Out on Great Cyber Weekend Deals

Don’t Miss Out on Great Cyber Weekend Deals

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and you know what that means—turkey, stuffing, and great Cyber Weekend deals from WP Engine and our world-class partners!  Cyber Weekend has come to represent the traditional “Black Friday through Cyber Monday” time period, which kicks off in the wee hours of the Friday after Thanksgiving. While in year’s… The post Don’t Miss Out on Great Cyber Weekend Deals appeared first on WP Engine.… Read More »Don’t Miss Out on Great Cyber Weekend Deals

Employee Spotlight: Anna Romanowicz

In this ongoing blog series, we speak with WP Engine employees around the globe to learn more about their roles, what they love about the cities they work in, and what they like most about working at WP Engine.  In this interview, we speak with Anna Romanowicz, a software engineer at our newest office in… The post Employee Spotlight: Anna Romanowicz appeared first on WP Engine. Read More

Employee Spotlight: Anna Romanowicz

In this ongoing blog series, we speak with WP Engine employees around the globe to learn more about their roles, what they love about the cities they work in, and what they like most about working at WP Engine.  In this interview, we speak with Anna Romanowicz, a software engineer at our newest office in… The post Employee Spotlight: Anna Romanowicz appeared first on WP Engine. Read More

WordPress 5.5 is Now the Default for New WP Engine Sites

WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine” is the second major release for WordPress this year, and it’s jam-packed with exciting features and functionality—it’s also now the current default version of WordPress for all new sites built on WP Engine’s managed WordPress platform. If you’re a current WP Engine customer and you’re unsure which version of WordPress you’re running,… The post WordPress 5.5 is Now the Default for New WP Engine Sites appeared first… Read More »WordPress 5.5 is Now the Default for New WP Engine Sites

Keeping Plugins Updated Is Important, a Managed WordPress Host Can Help

A recent zero-day vulnerability that affected hundreds of thousands of WordPress sites offers some insight into why a growing number of businesses are looking to managed WordPress hosting from companies like WP Engine for more than just fast-loading, highly-available websites.      What Went Wrong With File Manager Plugin 6.4? The critical vulnerability was introduced back in… The post Keeping Plugins Updated Is Important, a Managed WordPress Host Can Help appeared first… Read More »Keeping Plugins Updated Is Important, a Managed WordPress Host Can Help

Supporting WP-CLI, an Essential Developer Tool for WordPress

For the third year in a row, WP Engine is a proud co-sponsor of the WP-CLI Project, an initiative led by a small team of developers who dutifully maintain the command-line interface that’s beloved by so many WordPress users around the globe.  Since its launch more than a decade ago, WP-CLI has become the go-to… The post Supporting WP-CLI, an Essential Developer Tool for WordPress appeared first on WP Engine.… Read More »Supporting WP-CLI, an Essential Developer Tool for WordPress

Pivoting From an In-Person Event to a Fully-Virtual Conference

Melbourne-based Toro Digital focuses specifically on helping legal firms of all sizes master their digital marketing strategies. With an in-house team of senior marketing experts, Toro Digital’s staff has worked with some of Australia’s leading and fastest-growing commercial firms to effect rapid change. With this solid track record of successful projects, it made perfect sense… The post Pivoting From an In-Person Event to a Fully-Virtual Conference appeared first on WP… Read More »Pivoting From an In-Person Event to a Fully-Virtual Conference

Building Your Brand Online with SEO

As the world continues to shift to a digital-first model, it’s become more important than ever for businesses to create engaging digital experiences for their brands. At the same time, the ongoing expansion of the digital world has made it more difficult than ever for these businesses to be discovered by the very people who… The post Building Your Brand Online with SEO appeared first on WP Engine. Read More

Introducing Genesis Custom Blocks

Genesis Custom Blocks is the latest introduction to the Genesis family. It’s a free plugin that massively simplifies the experience of building custom blocks for the WordPress block editor. Using the plugin, which is available now on wordpress.org, means that anyone, regardless of where they host their sites or what theme they use, can build… The post Introducing Genesis Custom Blocks appeared first on WP Engine. Read More