WP Engine, a fast-growing global platform for managed WordPress hosting, has passed annual recurring revenue of $132 million. Founded 8 years ago, the company has now grown to serve more than 90,000 customers across 140 countries globally. Since January 2018, WP Engine’s Agency Partner Program would have enjoyed 84% growth while its global employee count is now up 37%. Launched in 2017, WP Engine’s Agency Partner Program would enable agencies of all sizes to use WordPress to…"WordPress Hosting Platform WP Engine Passes $132M in Annual Revenue | #WordPress #WPengine"
Newspack by WordPress.com Many smaller news startups would struggle with the complexities of technology selection, development, maintenance, hosting, and security, which in turn can be an obstacle to effective revenue generation. That’s why Automattic, the creator of WordPress.com, now teams with Google, Lenfest, Civil, and Knight to develop an open source publishing platform for digital news startups: Newspack by WordPress.com. There is currently no common, cost-effective solution that allows “best-in-class” tools to be easily shared…"WordPress.com Creators Launch Publishing & Revenue-Generating Platform for News Organizations"
PHOENIX, AZ – November 16th, 2018 – Leading online service provider, Rad Web Hosting, in conjunction with Evocative, opens for business in Arizona with state-of-the-art mega digital facility in a bid to improve services rendered to its clients across the United States. Rising to become one of the leading providers of online services ranging from web hosting to site development all the way to traffic generation, Rad Web Hosting has continued to steadily provide a high…"RAD WEB HOSTING LAUNCHES NEW STATE OF THE ART DATA CENTER IN PHOENIX"
Web security solutions provider Comodo CA, one of the world’s largest commercial Certificate Authorities with more than 100 million SSL certificates issued worldwide, has announced that its CodeGuard brand is now expanding to six AWS data center locations in EMEA and APAC in order to meet global demand for its website monitoring, backup and disaster recovery services. “The tremendous synergies between CodeGuard and Comodo CA are benefitting our resellers, SMB customers, and growing number of…"Comodo CA’s CodeGuard Brand Expands to Six Data Center Sites in EMEA and APAC"
Global web hosting and managed WordPress services provider, DreamHost, has added freedom-of-choice to thousands of sites built with the company’s proprietary website builder, DreamHost Remixer. Effective immediately, DreamHost Remixer users who are also DreamHost customers can now export their sites to WordPress, carrying across all styles, theming, and content created within Remixer into a freshly created WordPress website. Since its launch in 2017, DreamHost’s Remixer ‘click-to-edit’ website building tool has provided website builder capabilities to…"DreamHost Adds WordPress Data Export Tool to Its Proprietary Website Builder"
The architecture of the WordPress platform is quite user-friendly already, with an extensive number of themes – free to use, or paid for a more professional appearance – and all kinds of options to build your own website and manage content online by yourself. Creating a dream website does take time and a bit more technical knowledge however, even with a platform like WordPress. That’s where Gutenberg comes in. Gutenberg has been under development for…"Gutenberg Will Bring Us a ‘Drag-and-Drop’ #WordPress Editing Experience"
After nearly a decade of operating as an independent online marketing consulting for a broad set of clients in the online marketing space, Ty Lampella has joined the DreamHost team on a full-time basis. Within the Dreamhost executive team he will take on the role of vice president (VP) of Marketing. A graduate of Oregon’s Linfield College, Ty Lampella has spent the last decade honing his online marketing skill set and focusing on the varied…"Web Hosting Company DreamHost Hires Ty Lampella as VP of Marketing"
US based software development company Perfect Dashboard, specializing in WordPress innovation for the hosting industry, came to CloudFest last week to talk to CSPs, MSPs and agencies to promote their product called Auto Updater. In this video interview with websitehostingreview.org, Perfect Dashboard’s Vice President of Sales Robert Jacobi explains what the value is of their WordPress software solution delivered to hosting providers worldwide. websitehostingreview.org had a great time with the people from Perfect Dashboard (and…"Robert Jacobi: “Our WordPress Dashboard for the Hosting Industry is Pretty Perfect”"
CodeGuard CEO and co-founder David Moeller came to CloudFest 2018 last week with the message that CodeGuard is more than just a provider of website backups. Although he is proud of the fact that CodeGuard is delivering 500,000 backups a day for websites worldwide, new products in their portfolio include automatic updating for WordPress plugins and a product that removes malware on the fly. CodeGuard’s automated backup solution features differential backups and full website recovery.…"CodeGuard CEO: “CodeGuard Is More Than Just a Provider of Backups”"
Managed WordPress hosting provider WP Engine has acquired StudioPress, creators of the Genesis Framework – a popular theme framework for millions of WordPress sites worldwide. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Genesis, and its accompanying suite of WordPress website themes helps enterprises, startups, and agencies to accelerate the building of website experiences. Previously owned by Rainmaker Digital LLC, the acquisition of the StudioPress product line would help strengthen WP Engine’s WordPress Digital Experience…"WP Engine Acquires Creators of Genesis Framework for WordPress Websites"