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.

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.