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The Rise of Multi-CMS in the Enterprise

As consumers evolve in the ways they interact with new technology, building engaging, dynamic digital experiences has never been more important for businesses of all sizes.  Today’s digital consumers expect the digital experiences they interact with to be fast and engaging, and in this new digital paradigm, speed and agility are necessary to meet market… The post The Rise of Multi-CMS in the Enterprise appeared first on WP Engine.

The Rise of Multiple CMSs: International Study Shows WordPress Dominates the Enterprise

AUSTIN, Texas — Feb. 19, 2020 –  New international research conducted by Vanson Bourne and commissioned by WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), shows WordPress is a top content management system (CMS) among enterprise businesses using two or more CMSs, and it is the dominant CMS for headless technology applications. The report, titled… The post The Rise of Multiple CMSs: International Study Shows WordPress Dominates the Enterprise appeared first on WP Engine.

Delivering Enterprise-Grade Security for All

Cybersecurity continues to pose a challenge for businesses (and websites) of all sizes, and today, organizations face an evolving list of security threats and concerns. Businesses that fail to secure their digital experiences are increasingly vulnerable to attack from a growing number of bad actors, and the fallout from a security breach can expand well… The post Delivering Enterprise-Grade Security for All appeared first on WP Engine.

Bringing the Best Developer Tools to the Best Platform for WordPress

As a technology company that helps customers win online, WP Engine strives to delight developers by providing them with the best platform for building and maintaining WordPress sites. This takes shape in a number of ways, like providing customers free access to the Genesis Framework and StudioPress themes or supporting different developer workflow methods that… The post Bringing the Best Developer Tools to the Best Platform for WordPress appeared first on WP Engine.

Better Together: WP Engine and Flywheel Make Local and Genesis Products Available to All Customers

AUSTIN, Texas — Feb. 13, 2020 –  WP Engine, the WordPress technology company, announced today two updates to simplify the workflow of developers and enable them to create world-class digital experiences. Starting today, Local (formerly Local by Flywheel), will connect directly to the WP Engine WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP). Additionally, Flywheel customers will now… The post Better Together: WP Engine and Flywheel Make Local and Genesis Products Available to All Customers appeared first on WP Engine.

Celebrating Black History Month with WP Engine Represents

At WP Engine, we’re committed to providing an inclusive environment where a diverse set of people can come together, be their authentic, whole selves and do their best work. This is made possible through our core values and our Open Doors pillar, which supports WP engine’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are aligned with the… The post Celebrating Black History Month with WP Engine Represents appeared first on WP Engine.

Wrapping Up De{Code} 2020

Last month, WP Engine hosted its first completely virtual event— De{Code} 2020—which was created by developers for developers and featured a full day of expert-led sessions focused on using WordPress for easy setups, fast builds, smooth launches, and effortless maintenance, among many other topics.  The event was a huge success, and in addition to shattering… The post Wrapping Up De{Code} 2020 appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Appoints Lisa Box Senior Vice President of Corporate Development

AUSTIN, Texas — Feb. 10, 2020 — WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), today announced the appointment of Lisa Box as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. In her new role, Lisa will be responsible for expanding WP Engine’s growth strategy, market leadership and customer value through acquisitions and strategic… The post WP Engine Appoints Lisa Box Senior Vice President of Corporate Development appeared first on WP Engine.

Top Plugins for Monetizing Your WordPress Site

Plugins are arguably one of the biggest benefits of using WordPress. These bits of modular code let WordPress users easily add new functionality to their sites, and with more than 50,000 free WordPress plugins to choose from the ecosystem of available plugins is massive.  There’s also a wide variety of use cases for plugins, including… The post Top Plugins for Monetizing Your WordPress Site appeared first on WP Engine.

Getting Started with the Genesis Framework

This Saturday, the Genesis Framework will celebrate its 10th birthday. That’s a full decade of WordPress websites that have benefited from Genesis, which has been one of the world’s most popular WordPress theme frameworks since it launched.  With the addition of custom post types and custom meta fields in 2010, WordPress was quickly evolving from… The post Getting Started with the Genesis Framework appeared first on WP Engine.

Top Development and Design Plugins to Make Your Website Stand Out

One of the biggest benefits of using WordPress is the vast ecosystem of plugins users can choose from to modify and customize their websites. Plugins exist for a wide variety of use cases, including marketing, eCommerce, and security, just to name a few. Today, we’ll take a look at some of the top plugins out… The post Top Development and Design Plugins to Make Your Website Stand Out appeared first on WP Engine.

Introducing Your New and Improved WP Engine User Portal

At WP Engine, being “Customer Inspired” is a core value we rely on for our overall strategic vision as well as the day-to-day enthusiasm we put behind helping our customers win online.     We often solicit customer feedback for our various products and offerings, as most recently seen with our updates to Smart Plugin Manager, our… The post Introducing Your New and Improved WP Engine User Portal appeared first on WP Engine.

Fighting the Australian Bushfires with an Open Heart

The bushfires currently raging in Australia are among the worst in the nation’s history, and since the fire season began in late July, they’ve devastated large swaths of the country—we won’t know the true extent of the crisis until after the fires have died down. It’s been estimated that more than 10.7 million hectares of… The post Fighting the Australian Bushfires with an Open Heart appeared first on WP Engine.

Turtlenecks, Tenacity, and the Truth: What I Learned Speaking to Gen Z on Three Continents

It’s hard to start out a panel discussion with a fashion faux pas, but that’s exactly what happened to me during one of the panels we hosted at our 2019 global summits, in which we pressure tested our annual Gen Z research with real live members of this generation.  I was wearing my favorite turtleneck… The post Turtlenecks, Tenacity, and the Truth: What I Learned Speaking to Gen Z on Three Continents appeared first on WP Engine.

Harness the Power of Atomic Blocks with Navigation Pro

One of the benefits of using WordPress is the massive library of themes users can choose from to quickly build great-looking websites that fit their needed use case.   Genesis-built themes are among the most widely-used themes in the WordPress ecosystem for this very reason. Each theme provides users with a professional look and feel, and… The post Harness the Power of Atomic Blocks with Navigation Pro appeared first on WP Engine.

Getting Ready for De{Code} 2020

Developers of all skill levels share a common trait—they’re always trying to get better at their craft and learn more. This is especially true in the WordPress community, where the open source values of collaboration, transparency, and ongoing education continue to make WordPress such a powerful tool for building amazing digital experiences. Those values were… The post Getting Ready for De{Code} 2020 appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine: 2019 in Review

At WP Engine, we’re inspired by each and every one of our customers, and we’re committed to providing you with the best platform for your business. As we enter the new year laser-focused on that mission, take a look below as we unpack the past year and explore the highlights that helped you build your… The post WP Engine: 2019 in Review appeared first on WP Engine.

Faster, Stronger Security Encryption: TLS 1.3 is Now Available at WP Engine

At WP Engine, we know our customers come to us for a fully managed, high performing WordPress digital experience platform. To meet customer needs, we’re constantly looking for ways to tweak our platform and make sure our customers are running the fastest and most secure WordPress sites in the world.  With that in mind, we’re… The post Faster, Stronger Security Encryption: TLS 1.3 is Now Available at WP Engine appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Appoints Ramadass Prabhakar Senior Vice President of Global Engineering

AUSTIN, Texas — Jan. 9, 2020 — WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), today announced the appointment of Ramadass Prabhakar as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Global Engineering overseeing its global engineering team. Prabhakar will report to Heather Brunner, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer. Prabhakar brings more than 20 years’ experience… The post WP Engine Appoints Ramadass Prabhakar Senior Vice President of Global Engineering appeared first on WP Engine.

New Year, New eCommerce

Editor’s note: The following article was written by Neil Harner, Founder and CEO at Inverse Paradox, a WP Engine Agency Partner that specializes in eCommerce and custom WordPress websites. The new year is upon us, which means you’re probably thinking about major initiatives for 2020  to enhance your business. This could be new product or… The post New Year, New eCommerce appeared first on WP Engine.

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