Sean O'Brien

ip

This post is part of a series designed to help developers who are just starting out understand some basics and how they relate to WordPress. This tenth post in the series is about the IP address system, and in particular IPv4 and IPv6 and why knowing about them is important. We’ll walk you through the basics and provide insight into why we can’t just give out IPs like candy. First, let’s try to understand what IPv4 and IPv6 are. They are… Read It


optin forms

If you want to give your readers the opportunity to subscribe to your email newsletter, or increase the subscriber numbers of your existing mailing list, then adding attractive sign up or optin forms to your site is a great way to do so. In this post we will be taking a look at a free plugin that makes it incredibly easy to add sign up forms with a professional appearance to your website, in order to boost your subscriber numbers…. Read It



Joshua Strebel

Amazon Web Services has informed us on very short notice that underlying machines on 1/3 of our EC2 and RDS instances will be cycled/rebooted over the coming days. Dear Amazon EC2 Customer, One or more of your Amazon EC2 instances are scheduled to be rebooted for required host maintenance. The maintenance will occur sometime during the window provided for each instance. Each instance will experience a clean reboot and will be unavailable while the updates are applied to the underlying host. This generally takes… Read It



Sean O'Brien

WooCommerce Conference

Our CTO Joshua Eichorn will be speaking at the upcoming WooCommerce Conference during November 3-4 in San Francisco. The conference’s tagline is “Dedicated to store owners & WordPress developers wanting to learn the art of eCommerce using WooCommerce”. The conference this year will be at The Village at 969 Market, and you can find tickets here. This year’s speakers look great, and you can find the full agenda here. Learn more about the location, and stay in the loop with the… Read It


Udemy

Udemy offers on-demand online courses covering a wide range of topics from software development to speed reading. Once you ‘enroll’ and become a member you are then able to pick and choose from the published courses and start learning at your own convenience, with unrestricted repeat access to the content. There are even mobile apps for learning on the go, with offline viewing capabilities for your tablet or smartphone. How Does Udemy Work Anyone is free to create their own… Read It



Sean O'Brien

responsive theme

This post is part of a series designed to help developers who are just starting out understand some basics and how they relate to WordPress. This ninth post in the series is about responsive themes, including what they are and why you should consider them as a wise choice. We’ll walk you through the basics and provide a list of places that make good ones we approve of here at Pagely®. These links will not be affiliate links, they are… Read It


Treehouse

Treehouse is an online learning resource for aspiring and experienced web designers, developers, and mobile app programmers, who want to learn new skills and improve their existing skillsets. Treehouse offer over 100 courses, with the content delivered through hundreds of hours of video recordings. The course topics cover everything from using WordPress, learning development skills, and even starting a business. The materials are all available and accessed online through a browser, so whether you are at home on your computer,… Read It


screenshot1474

We had an idea. Five years ago, way back in the internet dark ages, hosting options for WordPress were pretty lousy. Hosting companies were selling “unlimited everything” plans for $4.95/mo (some still do). It looked good on the surface, but if you ever used those companies back then you remember the terrible performance, the unmitigated and relentless threat of malware/hacking, and the endless barrage of up-sells that you got whenever you sought out ‘support’ for help. Pagely launched with this simple idea that hosting could be better… Read It



Sean O'Brien

git

This post is part of a series designed to help developers who are just starting out understand some basics and how they relate to WordPress. This eight post in the series is about Git, which unlike previous posts, doesn’t stand for anything and is neither an acronym, initialism, or abbreviation. We’ll walk you through the basics and provide a video on how to get started hands-on. Okay, so what is Git and how does it relate to GitHub? First let’s… Read It


WebDesign.com

WebDesign.com is a project from the iThemes team that will teach you how to get the most out of WordPress, all through a series of online training sessions. Whether you are a WordPress beginner just starting out, or an advanced user confidently writing code for this platform, there are plenty of courses to help you improve your skills. The course content ranges from the foundation WordPress 101 series, through to advanced multi-day online training events to help you build your… Read It


rsync

This post is part of a series designed to help developers who are just starting out understand some basics and how they relate to WordPress. This seventh post is about Rsync, which stands for Remote Sync. We’ll walk you through the basics and provide a video on how to get started hands-on. Rsync is a file synchronization and file transfer program for Unix-like systems. It was developed by Andrew Tridgell and Paul Mackerras way back in 1996 and is still… Read It



Joe Fylan

pippins plugins

Pippin Williamson is a WordPress plugin developer who has founded and created some of the most well-known and useful WordPress plugins available today. These plugins span many different categories, including eCommerce, membership access, and affiliate management. One of the keys to his success has been providing top notch support for both his free and premium products.  Pippin attributes this as one of the key factors which has helped grow a long list of loyal followers, which saw him become one… Read It



Sean O'Brien

WP-CLI

This post is part of a series designed to help developers who are just starting out understand some basics and how they relate to WordPress. This sixth post is about WP-CLI, which stands for WordPress Command Line Interface. If you’ve ever worked with Drupal’s command line tool Drush then it should be easy to learn. If not, you have nothing to fear. We’ll walk you through the basics and provide a video on how to get started hands-on. WP-CLI is… Read It


Bill-Belew

Bill Belew is professional blogger, content marketer, experienced educator, and renowned speaker who has presented at PressNomics and has a WordCamp talk scheduled for October 2014, not to mention being a regular cruise ship speaker. His various online projects have received massive amounts of traffic due to his commitment to hitting the publish button again and again. If your business needs more leads, or you want to make your website or a blog a success, then diving into the years… Read It


SPDY

This post is part of a series designed to help developers who are just starting out understand some basics and how they relate to WordPress. This fifth post is about SPDY (pronounced speedy) which we offer on our Business, Professional, Ultimate, VPS, and Enterprise plans. What is SPDY? SPDY was developed primarily by Google for transporting web content, and is an open networking protocol. The protocol deals with HTTP traffic to speed up web page load times and to improve… Read It