Sharpen Your WordPress Developer Skills at DE{CODE} 2021

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Building on the success and positive buzz generated by last year’s DE{CODE} event, we’re excited to announce that DE{CODE} 2021 is just around the corner!  The completely virtual, developer-focused conference will take place on March 4th with 15 expert-led sessions on how to leverage WordPress for easy setups, fast builds, smooth launches, and effortless maintenance.… The post Sharpen Your WordPress Developer Skills at DE{CODE} 2021 appeared first on WP Engine.

Master Your Migration From a Legacy CMS to WordPress

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Nearly 40% of all websites today are powered by WordPress, representing a massive share of the web that continues to grow as the need for flexible, scalable web solutions permeates businesses of all sizes.  In addition to new sites built and launched for the first time on WordPress, a huge portion of WordPress builds include… The post Master Your Migration From a Legacy CMS to WordPress appeared first on WP Engine.

WordPress 5.6 is Now the Default for New WP Engine Sites

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WordPress 5.6 “Simone,” which was released in December, was the third major WordPress release of 2020, and the features and changes that came with it will carry over well into 2021. 5.6 is also now the current default version of WordPress for all new sites built on WP Engine’s managed WordPress platform. If you’re a… The post WordPress 5.6 is Now the Default for New WP Engine Sites appeared first on WP Engine.

WP Engine: 2020 in Review

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This year, we’re extra thankful for all you’ve done to make us who we are! Throughout 2020, we’ve been inspired by your ability to adapt and your unswerving commitment to digital innovation, and we’ve been proud to serve as your digital engine as you’ve tapped into creative solutions that unlock the power and versatility of… The post WP Engine: 2020 in Review appeared first on WP Engine.

Keeping Plugins Updated Is Important, a Managed WordPress Host Can Help

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A recent zero-day vulnerability that affected hundreds of thousands of WordPress sites offers some insight into why a growing number of businesses are looking to managed WordPress hosting from companies like WP Engine for more than just fast-loading, highly-available websites.      What Went Wrong With File Manager Plugin 6.4? The critical vulnerability was introduced back in… The post Keeping Plugins Updated Is Important, a Managed WordPress Host Can Help appeared first on WP Engine.

Supporting WP-CLI, an Essential Developer Tool for WordPress

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For the third year in a row, WP Engine is a proud co-sponsor of the WP-CLI Project, an initiative led by a small team of developers who dutifully maintain the command-line interface that’s beloved by so many WordPress users around the globe.  Since its launch more than a decade ago, WP-CLI has become the go-to… The post Supporting WP-CLI, an Essential Developer Tool for WordPress appeared first on WP Engine.

WordPress 5.5 is Now the Default for New WP Engine Sites

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WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine” is the second major release for WordPress this year, and it’s jam-packed with exciting features and functionality—it’s also now the current default version of WordPress for all new sites built on WP Engine’s managed WordPress platform. If you’re a current WP Engine customer and you’re unsure which version of WordPress you’re running,… The post WordPress 5.5 is Now the Default for New WP Engine Sites appeared first on WP Engine.

Announcing Seamless Login and Single Sign-On for WP Engine Sites

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As we continue to support our customers’ digital vision with best-in-class performance and an enterprise-grade security environment for WordPress, we’re also making sure their user login experience is smoother and more streamlined than ever before.  One of the ways we’re achieving this is by offering two new, easy-to-use, and easy-to-enable identity features: Seamless Login and… The post Announcing Seamless Login and Single Sign-On for WP Engine Sites appeared first on WP Engine.

Understanding Top Website Migration Factors

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The following post was written by Kris Hadlock, President and CTO, at website migration specialist WordHerd. Migrating a website from one platform to another may seem like a straightforward process, but there are many factors to take into consideration. You may be thinking that it simply involves a copy and paste of content, downloading and… The post Understanding Top Website Migration Factors appeared first on WP Engine.