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A Conversation with Coywolf—Updating to PHP 7.3 with WP Engine

Most WordPress users know the importance of keeping their plugins and themes up to date but, more often than not, PHP gets left behind. In fact, close to 50% of WordPress sites are running on a PHP version lower than 7.0.  PHP, or hypertext processor, is the scripting language used by WordPress, and running the… The post A Conversation with Coywolf—Updating to PHP 7.3 with WP Engine appeared first on WP Engine.

Taking the Holiday Leap with WP Engine

iFly has been empowering humans to experience the freedom and thrill of flight since the company was founded in 1998. Today, more than 10 million people have traveled to one of iFly’s 80 locations across the globe to fly in one of their wind tunnels. The iFly experience has also grown into a popular gift… The post Taking the Holiday Leap with WP Engine appeared first on WP Engine.

A Look at The WP Engine Summit 2019

Just over a week ago, brand trailblazers, agency innovators, and industry visionaries came together in Austin Texas for the 2019 WP Engine Summit. The three-day event, held at The Fairmont in downtown Austin, included inspiring and informative sessions, product demos, and a little bit of fun. This was WP Engine’s 4th annual Summit; we were honored… The post A Look at The WP Engine Summit 2019 appeared first on WP Engine.

How to Succeed with Video on WordPress [Webinar]

With traffic from mobile surpassing traffic from desktop, it’s important to recognize what medium is the most effective for conveying information, selling a product, or driving awareness. Audiences have increasingly shortened attention spans so it’s important to be succinct yet effective when storytelling. This is especially true for Gen Z, a generation that uses the… The post How to Succeed with Video on WordPress [Webinar] appeared first on WP Engine.

Bringing Technology to Our Creatives

There’s no question that technology is having a massive impact on marketing today. As the digital world has found its way into so many facets of our lives, marketers are faced with a new challenge that revolves around the way they’re able to channel technology to bring creative ideas to life. Their ability to do… The post Bringing Technology to Our Creatives appeared first on WP Engine.

Agency Spotlight Series: Brand Knew

A key part of our business at WP Engine is the partnerships we’ve built with digital agencies. With emerging technologies and trends, increasing competitiveness, and the pressure to deliver memorable digital experiences, agencies have enough to worry about. WP Engine allows agencies to focus on creation and execution instead of worrying about performance and security.… The post Agency Spotlight Series: Brand Knew appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Announces Engine For Good

AUSTIN, Texas — June 26, 2019 –  WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform, today announced it has formalized its corporate social responsibility program, Engine for Good, to advance its global impact and its stewardship for a positive future. The program will focus on three pillars: Open Future (WordPress), Open Doors (Diversity and Inclusion) and… The post WP Engine Announces Engine For Good appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Welcomes Flywheel to Austin Headquarters

With a rousing chorus of applause, hundreds of WP Engine employees welcomed a handful of our new counterparts from Flywheel on Wednesday afternoon in true WP Engine fashion—by lining up throughout the hallways of our downtown Austin headquarters and giving each new team member a high five.   The celebratory welcome capped off a busy few… The post WP Engine Welcomes Flywheel to Austin Headquarters appeared first on WP Engine.

The Biggest Headache in WordPress, Solved

If you build websites with WordPress, the thought of updating your plugins probably elicits some stress and irritation. Plugin maintenance can be a time-consuming, tedious process, and unintended consequences, like plugin compatibility issues and potential downtime make it all the more unnerving. The problem is, keeping your plugins regularly updated is critical to the security… The post The Biggest Headache in WordPress, Solved appeared first on WP Engine.

HubSpot and WP Engine Partner to Provide Powerful Free Marketing Tools to WordPress Users

CAMBRIDGE, MA and AUSTIN, TX – June 25, 2019 – HubSpot, a leading growth platform, and WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform, today announced that the newly updated HubSpot plugin for WordPress will be integrated with all of WP Engine’s StudioPress themes. When used together, these two platforms have the potential to unleash more… The post HubSpot and WP Engine Partner to Provide Powerful Free Marketing Tools to WordPress Users appeared first on WP Engine.

Realizing Our Vision To Build the Most Relied Upon DXP for WordPress

Today is a very exciting day for us! WP Engine has entered into an agreement to acquire Flywheel, one of the most respected brands in WordPress, known for specializing in workflow and development tools for designers and creative agencies. I couldn’t be happier to have the 200 Flywheel team members joining the WP Engine family!… The post Realizing Our Vision To Build the Most Relied Upon DXP for WordPress appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine to Acquire Flywheel

AUSTIN, Texas – June 24, 2019 – WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Flywheel, a WordPress hosting and management company based in Omaha, Neb. By combining their strengths, WP Engine and Flywheel are enhancing the WP Engine Digital Experience Platform for WordPress… The post WP Engine to Acquire Flywheel appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Announces Smart Plugin Manager, World’s Only Comprehensive WordPress Plugin Manager

AUSTIN, Texas – June 20, 2019 – WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), today announced the upcoming launch of the Smart Plugin Manager, the only comprehensive WordPress plugin manager on the market. The Smart Plugin Manager automates some of the most tedious yet necessary tasks associated with running a site, such as regularly… The post WP Engine Announces Smart Plugin Manager, World’s Only Comprehensive WordPress Plugin Manager appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Launches Genesis 3.0, First WordPress Theme Framework To Incorporate AMP Support in Its Core

AUSTIN, Texas – June 19, 2019 – WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), today announced the launch of Genesis 3.0, and with it bringing in capabilities to build sites using Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) directly into the Genesis framework. Genesis is the first WordPress theme framework to incorporate AMP capabilities into its… The post WP Engine Launches Genesis 3.0, First WordPress Theme Framework To Incorporate AMP Support in Its Core appeared first on WP Engine.

Speed Up Mobile Performance with Genesis 3.0 + AMP

The world’s most popular WordPress theme framework, Genesis, just got a whole lot more powerful. Genesis is already used by more than 600,000 WordPress sites because it comes with the security, design, layout, SEO, and performance features needed to power a professional website. Today, WP Engine is releasing Genesis 3.0,  the latest version of the… The post Speed Up Mobile Performance with Genesis 3.0 + AMP appeared first on WP Engine.

Get Ready for WP Engine’s 2019 Digital Breakthrough Summit

WP Engine’s Digital Breakthrough Summit is just a week away, and if you haven’t registered yet, there is no time like the present. The annual event brings together tech visionaries, agency trailblazers, and brand pioneers for two days of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and break-out sessions all geared towards helping you find your next digital… The post Get Ready for WP Engine’s 2019 Digital Breakthrough Summit appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Paddles Out Support for 2019 TYLER’s Dam That Cancer Event

WP Engine is committed to supporting the communities we live and work in. We’re all about taking action to improve the lives of those around us. That’s why this past Monday, for the third year in a row, a team of WP Engine employees took to Lake Austin to stand up against cancer as part… The post WP Engine Paddles Out Support for 2019 TYLER’s Dam That Cancer Event appeared first on WP Engine.

Making WordPress Migrations Easy

Van Rechem Lab at Stanford University is a research-oriented lab focused on understanding the impact chromatin modifiers have on disease development and progression so that more optimal therapeutic opportunities can be achieved. Their website, which was originally built with Adobe Business Catalyst, serves as a hub for current research as well as an important recruitment… The post Making WordPress Migrations Easy appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine “Represents” at Diversity and Inclusion Happy Hour

At WP Engine, we believe in creating a workplace that fosters diversity and inclusion. We know this belief is intrinsically tied to progress and performance, it traces back to our Core Values, and it’s been a guiding light for our company since our founding in 2010. In an effort to enshrine this belief across our… The post WP Engine “Represents” at Diversity and Inclusion Happy Hour appeared first on WP Engine.

Get Ready for WordCamp Europe 2019

WP Engine is excited to attend WordCamp Europe in Berlin, Germany next week (June 20-22). The event will take place at the Estrel Hotel and Congress Center and includes two full days of sessions (June 21-22) as well as  a Contributor Day (June 20) .WordCamp organizers have also teased a possible guest performance during the… The post Get Ready for WordCamp Europe 2019 appeared first on WP Engine.

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