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Using Behavioral Intelligence to Improve Website Performance [Webinar]

Most businesses collect an immense amount of intelligence. That’s because data has the ability to inform decisions, give your business a competitive edge, and provide valuable information about your customers. However, those readily available metrics, like page views and session length, might not be going far enough. Even worse, this surface-level date could be leading… The post Using Behavioral Intelligence to Improve Website Performance [Webinar] appeared first on WP Engine.

Incorporating Speed, Agility, and Intelligence into a Growing Brand

Iovate Health Sciences International Inc. is a dynamic, leading-edge nutritional company that delivers high-quality, innovative, and nutritional products around the world. One of their most well-known brands, Hydroxycut, is the number one weight loss supplement brand in America. Their scientifically researched products are designed to supplement a healthy lifestyle. Iovate and Hydroxycut were determined to… The post Incorporating Speed, Agility, and Intelligence into a Growing Brand appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Named the #4 Best Place to Work in Texas

Texas’ economy is the second largest in the United States, a measure of success that’s only expected to continue; Texas ranks first for its growth prospects due to impressive growth forecasts and competitive employment rates across the state. To tap into this statewide success, however, Texas-based companies still need to provide a fulfilling, diverse, and… The post WP Engine Named the #4 Best Place to Work in Texas appeared first on WP Engine.

A Shifting Security Mindset

In the business world, cybersecurity has traditionally been viewed as a nice-to-have, rather than a mission-critical, organization-wide imperative. Transformation and growth simply haven’t shared the same conversation space as threat protection, privacy threats, and data breaches. In recent years, however, companies have begun to realize just how vulnerable they really are, and that they can… The post A Shifting Security Mindset appeared first on WP Engine.

Torque’s Plugin Madness 2019: Vote For Your Favorite Plugin Today!

For the fourth year in a row, Torque Magazine is pitting plugin against plugin in a bracket-style competition to determine who is the king of the WordPress plugins. In order to determine what plugins will make up the brackets, Torque needs your votes! For the past two years, WPMU Dev’s Smush Image Compression has won Plugin Madness beating out Autoptimize,… The post Torque’s Plugin Madness 2019: Vote For Your Favorite Plugin Today! appeared first on WP Engine.

Gutenberg and CI/CD at WordCamp Nordic

Last week, along with a few members of the UK-based WP Engine team, I was sent on a mission to visit snowy Helsinki, Finland for WordCamp Nordic. The event was the culmination of a few regional WordCamp events: Helsinki, Stockholm, and Oslo. The three cities joined forces and came together under a single roof in… The post Gutenberg and CI/CD at WordCamp Nordic appeared first on WP Engine.

At SXSW, WP Engine CEO Heather Brunner Underscores Importance of Altruism in a Growing City

There’s no question about it, Austin is booming. Just this past week the WSJ crowned Austin, the hottest job market in the U.S. The capital city consistently ranks as one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, and as businesses large and small continue to flock here, there’s no sign this trend is going anywhere… The post At SXSW, WP Engine CEO Heather Brunner Underscores Importance of Altruism in a Growing City appeared first on WP Engine.

Helping a Challenger Brand Compete—and Win—Online

Leading South African property search website PropertyMatcher uses a mix of algorithms and advanced data analytics to make the property searching and buying process easier to navigate. Founded in 2017, the platform helps property buyers and sellers match their requirements with one another and makes it easier for both parties to work with real estate agencies, financial institutions,… The post Helping a Challenger Brand Compete—and Win—Online appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Raises $30K for Central Texas Food Bank

WP Engine employees are rarely hungry. Our office kitchens are fully stocked with cereal and snacks, and lunch is catered Monday through Thursday, every week, for the entire team. Unlike the 46,000 people who rely on Central Texas Food Bank for food assistance every week, our employees don’t have to worry about where to find… The post WP Engine Raises $30K for Central Texas Food Bank appeared first on WP Engine.

Combining the Power of Google Cloud with WordPress

Businesses today are choosing WordPress over other Content Management Systems (CMSs) because it offers an expansive ecosystem of tools and plugins, a low TCO, and faster time to market. But optimizing WordPress for speed, scalability, and security—just like any piece of software—can require added expertise and experience.  At WP Engine,  our in-house WordPress experts are available 24/7/365,… The post Combining the Power of Google Cloud with WordPress appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Achieves AWS Digital Customer Experience Competency Status

AUSTIN, Texas – March 6, 2019 –  WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Digital Customer Experience Competency status. This designation recognizes WP Engine for its proven technology and deep expertise to help AWS Digital Customer Experience customers by providing end-to-end solutions for all phases… The post WP Engine Achieves AWS Digital Customer Experience Competency Status appeared first on WP Engine.

Join WP Engine at SXSW 2019

SXSW 2019 is just days away. Beginning this Friday, digital pioneers, business leaders, and artists from around the world will head to Austin for the annual festival. For ten days, the capital city will be bustling with the best of music, technology, and film. WP Engine is proud to take part in SXSW 2019, and… The post Join WP Engine at SXSW 2019 appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine CEO Heather Brunner Named DivInc Executive of the Year

WP Engine CEO Heather Brunner has been named Executive of the Year by DivInc, the first tech pre-accelerator in Texas focused on championing diversity within the startup ecosystem. Their mission is to empower people of color and women entrepreneurs and help them overcome barriers to building successful high growth businesses by providing them with access… The post WP Engine CEO Heather Brunner Named DivInc Executive of the Year appeared first on WP Engine.

Four Atomic Blocks for Creating Dynamic Website Content

At WP Engine, our goal is to help you create stunning, functional, and highly performant WordPress sites. We want to facilitate an easy path for our customers to build and maintain beautiful websites. One of the reasons we acquired StudioPress and the Genesis Framework was because we wanted our customers to have easily accessible, highly regarded… The post Four Atomic Blocks for Creating Dynamic Website Content appeared first on WP Engine.

Hackathon 2019 Goes Boldly Where No Engineers Have Gone Before

Innovation and ingenuity are part of the collective DNA at WP Engine, where we work hard to ensure the products and services we offer our customers are tapped into the latest and most powerful technologies.     While some of that spark comes from our roots as an eight-year-old startup, it’s also part of a pioneering… The post Hackathon 2019 Goes Boldly Where No Engineers Have Gone Before appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Named a Great Place to Work in Ireland

Almost three years ago, WP Engine expanded its global presence and opened a second international office in Limerick, Ireland (our first was in London). Known as a city where technology and culture collide, Limerick has been the perfect location for WP Engine to grow and evolve. At its start, the Ireland office was made up… The post WP Engine Named a Great Place to Work in Ireland appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine CEO Heather Brunner Named as 2019 Great Place to Work For All Leadership Award Honoree

At a gala dinner in San Francisco last night, WP Engine CEO Heather Brunner was named as one of the 2019 Great Place to Work For All Leadership Award honorees. The award celebrates top innovators from companies on Fortune’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, 100 Best Workplaces for Women, 100… The post WP Engine CEO Heather Brunner Named as 2019 Great Place to Work For All Leadership Award Honoree appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine All Hands Spring 2019: US

Last week, WP Engine employees from all over the U.S. came together at our Austin headquarters for the first biannual All-Hands event of 2019. All Hands is a two-day event in which employees from other offices and teams around the country get the chance to collaborate and strategize with one another. This year’s theme was “Boldly Go”… The post WP Engine All Hands Spring 2019: US appeared first on WP Engine.

Getting More Out of Gutenberg with the Genesis Framework

With the release of WordPress 5.0, the default post editor received a major overhaul. Rather than offer a new iteration of the classic editor, which had been left mostly unchanged since WordPress launched in 2003, version 5.0 introduced Gutenberg, a new block-based editing experience, which has taken over as the default editor in all versions of WordPress… The post Getting More Out of Gutenberg with the Genesis Framework appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine Sales and Customer Service Teams Recognized at The Stevie Awards

The Stevie Awards are a set of hundreds of business awards given annually by the American Business Awards organization. They were created in 2002 to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of companies and business people worldwide. Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards are given to companies who exhibit excellence in the following areas: Business Development, Customer Service… The post WP Engine Sales and Customer Service Teams Recognized at The Stevie Awards appeared first on WP Engine.

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