WordPress hosting site Pagely expands product lines

Pagely, a product focused exclusively on managing WordPress hosting, has been busy coding for months to support its new WordPress hosting plans and features supported by Amazon that expand the product line and cater to a wider audience. Most plans now allow multiple WordPress installs, a Pagely first for non-enterprise accounts, as previously all standard … Read more

Arizona makes workhorses—not unicorns—and that’s a good thing

Guest Blog by Hamid Shojaee, founder Axosoft, Pure Chat & AZTB The Bay Area is overrun with horses—unicorns to be exact. And while I wish I was referring to the horned, majestic creatures of lore, I’m actually talking about privately-held startups that have $1 billion or higher valuations. Venture investor Aileen Lee coined the term … Read more

Third annual PressNomics conference brings together WordPress Community

The third installment of the annual PressNomics conference kicked off today with hundreds of guests and more than 15 speakers at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center. The event brings together companies from the WordPress community to engage in conversation centered around the success and failures of running a business. The conference is … Read more

Page.ly appoints new CTO Joshua Eichorn from StumbleUpon

Page.ly, a managed WordPress hosting site, announced the appointment of Joshua Eichorn to Chief Technology Officer. For the past five years Eichorn was the Director of Engineering at StumbleUpon in San Francisco. Previous to that he was a consultant for the Cisco Learning Institute, VP at open-source project PEAR and built the original Page.ly prototype … Read more

Page.ly Acquires Competitor BlogDroid

Page.ly, a managed WordPress hosting company, announced the acquisition of competing service BlogDroid in an all cash deal* with the goal to diversify their customer profile. During the transition, Page.ly will manage the BlogDroid domain name and move customers from the existing BlogDroid infrastructure to their hosting platform. BlogDroid customers will immediately benefit from Page.ly’s … Read more

Local Startup Page.ly is the WordPress Host with the Most

With over 60 million users, WordPress has become an incredibly popular platform for website and blog creation. The open source software offers thousands of plugins and themes, allowing sites to be fully customizable, but also creating a learning curve that can stifle less technically proficient users in terms of setup, security and maintenance. Fortunately, the … Read more