Saturday, December 3, 2022

Managed WordPress Hosting

The WordPress Content Magement System (CMS) is an open-source solution based on mySQL and PHP. WordPress was designed as a blogging system. However, due to the large supporting community WordPress can be used for many purposes, including booking and reservation systems, online directories and online stores. It’s estimated that WordPress is now used as the backend for approx. 30% of all websites on the public internet. In a Managed WordPress Hosting environment the service provider is responsible for WordPress and manages all technical aspects of running a WordPress environment for a client organisation like WordPress updates and backups. In this category you find our news articles about WordPress and Managed WordPress Hosting.

WordPress 5.8 Released: Nearly 300 New Features and Updates

WordPress version 5.8 has been released. The latest version is rolling out right now and is available to all publishers. The new release is titled ‘Tatum’, after Art Tatum - a pioneering jazz pianist. It’s a suitable name for this latest WordPress version because it’s jam-packed with brand-new features.

Startup 10Web Raises $2M to Automate WordPress Website Building and Hosting

Sierra Ventures and AI Fund have invested $2 million in 10Web’s Automated WordPress Platform, which automates website hosting and creation with artificial intelligence (AI). 10Web is based in the U.S., in Newark, Delaware.

WP Engine Now Offers Its ‘Local Pro’ WordPress Tools and Features for Free

Managed WordPress hosting company, WP Engine, is making all its Local Pro’ tools and capabilities for WordPress development available for free to everyone. It includes those services previously available only to Local Pro members.

WP Engine Unveils Enterprise WordPress Platform, WP Engine Premier

Global managed WordPress hosting provider WP Engine has launched its latest solution, Premier. It’s an enterprise WordPress platform that would provide the highest levels of security, speed, and scalability for the world’s most popular and frequented sites.

Liquid Web Acquires WordPress Ecommerce Plugin Provider IconicWP

Global web hosting provider Liquid Web is expanding its managed Wordpress hosting portfolio by acquiring IconicWP. Financial terms of this acquisition were not disclosed.

WP Engine Announces Its Digital WordPress Event, Summit/2021

Registration is now open for WP Engine’s signature event, Summit/2021. Now in its sixth year, this premiere global conference for developers and marketers will be a digital event on 2021, June 24th. The event is offered by managed WordPress hosting company WP Engine.

WordPress VIP Receives FedRAMP Approval

Provider of enterprise WordPress, WordPress VIP (WPVIP), part of Automattic’s suite of brands, has received a FedRAMP ‘Authority to Operate’ (ATO) approval. With WordPress VIP’s FedRAMP approval, government agencies in the U.S. are ensured they get government-grade security and compliance when deploying and hosting WordPress websites.

Cloudways Hires WordPress Evangelist Robert Jacobi as Director of WordPress

Managed cloud hosting provider Cloudways has hired industry veteran Robert Jacobi as Director of WordPress. Mr. Jacobi has decades of developer-focused management experience with Fortune 500 companies.

LoginID Releases WordPress Plugin for Passwordless Authentication

LoginID, creators of the FIDO-powered passwordless authentication solution LoginID, has released its free to install WordPress plugin. The plugin would enable websites powered by WordPress to install strong passwordless authentication in five clicks.

Liquid Web Buys GiveWP to Expand Managed WordPress Offerings

Global managed hosting provider, Liquid Web, has acquired and its flagship product, GiveWP – a platform delivering WordPress plugins for nonprofits. GiveWP joins the Liquid Web Family of Brands along with WP Business Reviews, both of which belong to the brand family.

HostPapa Invests $1.1M in Managed WordPress Hosting Platform,, a Managed WordPress Hosting Platform, has accepted an invitation to be part of HostPapa’s exclusive accelerator program. As part of the program, has also secured $1.1 million in financing from the Canada-based cloud services provider.