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.

Delivering Enterprise-Grade Security for All

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Cybersecurity continues to pose a challenge for businesses (and websites) of all sizes, and today, organizations face an evolving list of security threats and concerns. Businesses that fail to secure their digital experiences are increasingly vulnerable to attack from a growing number of bad actors, and the fallout from a security breach can expand well… The post Delivering Enterprise-Grade Security for All appeared first on WP Engine.

Faster, Stronger Security Encryption: TLS 1.3 is Now Available at WP Engine

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At WP Engine, we know our customers come to us for a fully managed, high performing WordPress digital experience platform. To meet customer needs, we’re constantly looking for ways to tweak our platform and make sure our customers are running the fastest and most secure WordPress sites in the world.  With that in mind, we’re… The post Faster, Stronger Security Encryption: TLS 1.3 is Now Available at WP Engine appeared first on WP Engine.

2019 Fall Hackathon: Propelling WP Engine Forward, Faster

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WP Engine, like any engine, needs fuel to press ahead. Innovation is the spark that ignites and propels us forward faster, and to keep that ingenious spark lit, we actively foster a creative and collaborative environment at WP Engine where cutting-edge ideas can take root and flourish. Our bi-annual Hackathons play an integral role in… The post 2019 Fall Hackathon: Propelling WP Engine Forward, Faster appeared first on WP Engine.

New Updates to HubSpot’s All-In-One Marketing Plugin for WordPress

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Integrating your WordPress sites with HubSpot’s best-in-class marketing tools just got even better, as HubSpot recently made a number of updates to its popular plugin for WordPress. The plugin, which integrates HubSpot’s top-rated CRM, Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service platform with WordPress, was already a great way for users to grow their email lists, generate… The post New Updates to HubSpot’s All-In-One Marketing Plugin for WordPress appeared first on WP Engine.

Delivering WordPress Security for a Growing Brand

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Envoy Mortgage, an independently-owned national mortgage lender serving retail originators, has been providing customers with a streamlined mortgage process since 1997. While their business has grown over the past two decades, so has their web presence, and along with it, all of the cybersecurity issues that today’s businesses face. With the proliferation of DDoS attacks… The post Delivering WordPress Security for a Growing Brand appeared first on WP Engine.

GDPR: Lessons Learned

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It’s been more than a year since the  General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)went into effect in the EU. While this series of data privacy and protection laws apply to citizens of the EU, any global organization that holds or processes EU resident data is subject to GDPR regulation.  It’s clear that GDPR has and will… The post GDPR: Lessons Learned appeared first on WP Engine.

WordFence Now Works on WP Engine

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At WP Engine, we maintain a list of plugins that are disallowed on our platform for various reasons. We do this to ensure the security and performance of our WordPress Digital Experience Platform and to prevent redundancies between certain plugins and our platform.  WordFence, which is a highly popular security plugin used by more than… The post WordFence Now Works on WP Engine appeared first on WP Engine.

How to Stop a DDoS Attack

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With distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks becoming more advanced, more forceful, and more prevalent in today’s digital world, DDoS mitigation has become an integral part of your technology stack. But stopping DDoS attacks is far from a simple process, and finding the right way to mitigate this type of malicious activity is different for every organization.… The post How to Stop a DDoS Attack appeared first on WP Engine.