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Joshua Strebel

building-page.ly

I wrote a 5 part “Founder’s Story” on how we built page.ly. We touched on some of the technical aspects such as server configuration and system design choices as well as some business aspects. Give them a read if you will. Part 1 : Identifying the opportunity Part 2 : Managed WordPress Hosting Part 3 : Early Scaling and Security Part 4 : Scalable and Fast Managed WordPress Hosting Part 5 : Growing forward Cheers.      


building-page.ly

This is the fifth and final installment of a mulitpart part series where we aim to share with you some of the technical aspects of what powers the Managed WordPress Hosting system we developed here at page.ly, how we started, the recent server improvements and a bit on the things to come. [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4] Out with the old So we have deployed a new server stack and continue to tune it for optimal performance and scalability. What’s left… Read It


building-page.ly

This is the fourth installment of a mulitpart part series where we aim to share with you some of the technical aspects of what powers the Managed WordPress Hosting system we developed here at page.ly, how we started, the recent server improvements and a bit on the things to come. [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] Time to go big. When we started this journey many years ago, we made system choices fitting at the time. We grew, and grew some more, and… Read It


building-page.ly

This is the third installment of a mulitpart part series where we aim to share with you some of the technical aspects of what powers the Managed WordPress Hosting system we developed here at page.ly, how we started, the recent server improvements and a bit on the things to come. [Part 1] [Part 2] Page.ly finds a new home and begins to scale. Mid 2010 and Page.ly was really starting to take off. It was time to think about scaling and we also… Read It


building-page.ly

This is the second of a mulitpart part series where we aim to share with you some of the technical aspects of what powers the Managed WordPress Hosting system we developed here at page.ly, how we started, the recent server improvements and a bit on the things to come. [Part 1] Building a better mousetrap. Page.ly was launched in 2009 after a complete rewrite of the WordPress hosting system prototype we talked about in Part1 of this series. That idea worked, but I… Read It


building-page.ly

This is the first of a mulitpart part series where we aim to share with you some of the technical aspects of what powers the Managed WordPress Hosting system we developed here at page.ly, how we started, the recent server improvements and a bit on the things to come. Backstory Way back in the internet dark ages; like pre-twitter Sally and I owned and operated a web consultancy shop in Phoenix Arizona. We served all manner of clients with your typical fare… Read It