Give Hackers the Smack-Down with Defender

Another week, another HUGE product release. Today, we’re excited to introduce you to Defender, our brand new security plugin… the hero that will defend you against evil bots, hackers and bad internet-y things. What does Defender do for you? Well, let’s start with scheduled security scans, vulnerability reports, safety recommendations, blacklist monitoring and customized hardening for your site… in just a …

9 Ways to Give WordPress Blog Contributors Helpful Stats About Their Posts

Having different contributors to your blog is a good thing. It allows different voices to be heard; different perspectives. But what if their content misses the mark? What do you do if the writing is great but the content isn’t resonating? Keyword research is one way to address this issue. Visitor surveys are another. Basically, the more feedback you can …

Make Your WordPress Site FLY with Hummingbird

Today we’re excited to introduce you to Hummingbird, our brand new performance and optimization plugin… The hero you didn’t know your website needed. Lightweight and high-powered, Hummingbird caches, minifies, combines, defers script loading, compresses, and makes your site a lean, mean speed machine. It packs a punch, making optimizations in line with Google PageSpeed Insights and finding new ways to …

Pagely Managed WordPress Hosting Review: Solid Service, Shaky Communication

Pagely launched as the first managed WordPress hosting service in 2006, was rebooted in 2009, and has been an actively growing venture ever since. With a company mantra that espouses integrity, communication and transparency, Pagely promises to exceed the needs of media, business and enterprise customers alike. We get asked all the time for web hosting recommendations and do our best …