Let’s Make it Official… Introducing WPMU DEV Hosting!

After two years of development, a solid year of testing, and 6 months of perfect performance behind the scenes we are delighted to finally, officially, launch WPMU DEV hosting. What makes WPMU DEV Hosting different? Yep, there isn’t exactly a shortage of WordPress hosting options out there, so why, you might ask, are we launching another one? Well, when we …

Fall, Or Matt in Hell

Is WordPress, and the internet as we know it, going to be cast out to the firmament at the expense of closed, network enabled, Facebookland? Are the early gods on the way out? Note to regular readers: Let’s bring back some opinion to this blog 🙂 Not #wpdrama (honestly, I mean that!) but a weekly opportunity to really get into the …

Advanced Lazy Loading, Automatic Resizing & 5MB Free Compression – The Queen of Image Optimization, Smush, Gets an Update

Smush is already the Coca-Cola of image optimization (even her competitors call image optimization Smushing). And now there’s even more to love; more compression (5MB!) for free with better 50-image-smushing alongside a CDN upgrade and expanded 3rd-party support for Smush Pro users. She’s the true standard for making all the images in your WordPress media library fast, clear, and stunning. It’s …

WordCamp Manchester: My First Lighting Talk

This weekend just gone was WordCamp Manchester over here in the UK (yes, the real Manchester for our American following). I gave my first ever kind of talk and in truth, post talk I felt like maybe I was a bumbling idiot in front of people. We’re our own worse critic, right? So, I want to […] View original post at …

How One WPMU DEV Member Built A Global Development Empire

WPMU DEV is a complete WordPress toolkit built by developers for developers. In the early days we just built plugins that we needed and thought, “hey, someone else might need this too”. 15 years later WPMU DEV plugins are installed on +2,000,000 WordPress sites. But the foundation hasn’t changed…we build products and services for freelancers, […] View original post at …

How Noeste IJver Uses WPMU DEV To Manage WordPress Sites With The Hub

Our tools are built for real-life WordPress freelancers, designers, developers and agencies. With +250,000 sites and networks hooked into The Hub we’re constantly looking at how our members are growing their profits with automation, optimization and web security. We run annual surveys, share our roadmap quarterly, and get feedback on our forums everyday. But it’s […] View original post at …