When ManageWP allowed users to perform security scans of websites through the Orion interface in December of 2015, a feature commonly requested by customers was the ability to automate the scans. Nine months after implementing security checks for customers, ManageWP has added automated security scans to its assortment of features. The automated security (more…)
In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Jeff King, General Manager of hosting at GoDaddy, and Vladimir Prelovac, founder of ManageWP. We discuss a number of topics related to GoDaddy’s recent acquisition of ManageWP including: Why Vladimir chose GoDaddy. Vladimir’s thoughts on the negative (more…)
ManageWP, a WordPress site management service founded in 2010 and officially released in 2012 by Vladimir Prelovac, has been acquired by GoDaddy for an undisclosed amount. ManageWP is based in Serbia and has a team of more than 25 people. The service enables users to manage backups, updates, security, and monitor performance (more…)
If you use ManageWP, you may have noticed a new dashboard design. That’s because the company released Orion, a completely redesigned dashboard for managing sites. To give users a chance to alter workflows and explore the Orion dashboard, ManageWP linked the original dashboard to Orion. Actions performed in one dashboard (more…)
There are a variety of WordPress events that take place around the world where users learn WordPress in person. Some are WordCamps, meetups, and others are WordPress specific but don’t use the WordCamp branding. Until now, there has not been an easy way to see all WordPress events on one (more…)
In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss a number of topics. We give you a heads up on the latest round of attacks taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the Revolution Slider plugin. We congratulate John James Jacoby on successfully reaching his crowdfunding goal. We talk about (more…)
The WordPress plugin directory has nearly 35k plugins and discovering new ones that have been tested and downloaded a few thousand times is difficult. Users can browse the directory for newest, recently updated, most popular, and highest rated plugins. With the exception of the recently updated category, there’s no way (more…)
In recent days, a security vulnerability in Bash known as “ShellShock” has put millions of servers at risk. Without going into too much detail, the vulnerability allows an attacker to execute any code on a vulnerable server. The amount of servers at risk is far greater than the Heartbleed bug (more…)
No, Post Formats haven’t gone anywhere but theme support and their use appear to be waning. Joyce Grace over at ManageWP.com has published a great article that explores some possibilities as to why the feature is not being used, why we might see the feature make a comeback, and the (more…)
ManageWP announced today that it has made its way into cPanel on sites hosted with SiteGround via their new hosting partnership program. SiteGround customers will now find a ManageWP button within cPanel, which includes one click ManageWP account activation and also allows users to automatically add existing websites to the (more…)
Love them or hate them, it appears that GoDaddy.com is about to throw down and enter the managed WordPress hosting arena. What is your reaction to the news?
Cory Miller and the team at iThemes announced today that they are launching a new WordPress service into the market. iThemes Sync made its debut today, offering customers a way to manage WordPress core, theme and plugin updates from one centralized dashboard.