1&1 Internet Launches WordPress Optimized Web Hosting, Adds Setup Plugin Exclusive to 1&1 Clients

1&1-internet1&1 Internet, Inc., one of the world’s largest web hosting providers, has announced enhancements to its Web hosting portfolio that offer an optimized workflow and improved experience for WordPress users. They can now leverage a WordPress Setup Plugin, available only to 1&1 clients, that allows WordPress setup in just a few clicks.

The newest addition to 1&1 Internet‘s Web hosting portfolio streamlines the process of initiating, setting up, and populating a WordPress project with unique content. The 1&1 Control Panel would guide users through completing the installation process in a quick and easy manner – an ideal feature for those new to the WordPress platform.

Customization in 3 steps

Once the initial WordPress installation is complete, users can leverage the new WordPress Setup Plugin to customize their WordPress projects. Developed in response to consumer demand by 1&1‘s team of experienced web hosting specialists, the setup plugin would enable a WordPress project to be configured in three easy steps:

  1. Select a website category – Creating a unique online presence, be it a website, blog, gallery, etc.
  2. Choose a theme – After indicating how the WordPress installation will be used, suggested themes are displayed to best showcase its purpose.
  3. Incorporate plugins – In the final step, recommended plugins can be selected to further improve the installation.

wordpress-web-hostingWhile minimal technical knowledge is required to use 1&1’s WordPress tool, the functionality of the installation is not limited. Users would benefit from choosing the level of administration that optimally fits their needs and schedule. Whether WordPress is installed with full administration rights or as a 1&1 managed solution, a 30-day evaluation period is also available to allow users to test multiple apps without commitment to find the best solution possible.

“Around one in four websites built using a content management system employ WordPress,” said Robert Hoffmann, CEO of 1&1 Internet. “Therefore, it is important to support this market with a targeted focus on usability and functionality within the platform. These new solutions, partnered with 1&1‘s reliable hosting environment and guaranteed performance, offer heightened opportunities for users to achieve rapid online success.”

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