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


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


Has this ever happened to you? Your hosting company tells you the server you were on is dead, and they are trying to get it back online or will be moving you to a new server. Hours go by, your site is offline, and you are becoming increasingly frustrated. Perhaps after an hour, or 3, or 8, your site is back online and you go on about your way upset at the lost opportunity and revenue caused from the failure. Hardware… Read It

Kristoper Lagraff


We’ll be updating all client sites to WordPress 3.9.2 throughout the day. This release is a minor security update that addresses the following issues Fixes a possible denial of service issue in PHP’s XML processing. Fixes a possible but unlikely code execution when processing widgets (WordPress is not affected by default). Prevents information disclosure via XML entity attacks in the external GetID3 library. Adds protections against brute attacks against CSRF tokens. Contains some additional security hardening, like preventing cross-site scripting… Read It

Sean O'Brien

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Here at Pagely® we’ve recently upgraded our control panel (Atomic™) to allow full control over 301 redirects with respect to domain aliases. This means you no longer have to do it manually via an .htaccess file. What is a domain alias? A domain alias is a domain name that can be used as an alternate name for another domain. So think of domain aliases as other domain names that serve as front doors to your website. An example of a domain… Read It


Here at Pagely® we’ve been working hard on getting our VPS & Enterprise setups dialed in. Please consider running HHVM with us in beta and here is all the information you need to know. What is HHVM? HHVM stands for Hip-Hop Virtual Machine and is an open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in Hack and PHP. You likely know what PHP is, but what is Hack? It’s a programming language for HHVM that interoperates seamlessly with PHP, while… Read It


Here at Pagely® we’ve had customers requesting a staging location for some time, and finally we have an answer. Our VPS plans and above (Enterprise) now feature staging which is great news. The current staging we have in place syncs files and databases between sites with the ability to ignore tables and/or files. There is also a capability for basic site renaming, but without database rewriting of URLs since there are cases where that can cause issues. Our normal recommendation… Read It

Joshua Strebel


We have just updated the Pagely Reseller plugin that allows reseller partners to offer their custom hosting package via their own WordPress site. We made some changes to the app flow, and the form layout. At a bare min you will likely need to update your custom CSS.  We have some updates pending for the api docs site that will detail the change in the client intake process. The new intake flow is : Create Account, Redirect to hosted (PCI)… Read It

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Sean O'Brien


Here at Pagely® we’ve just pushed out a refresh of our control panel we call Atomic in addition to new hosting plans. Key updates include the use of responsive design so you can easily access it on all device types/screen sizes, more detailed statistics, and the ability to print/download invoices. Here’s a look in all its glory… Dashboard   Manage Application   Launch a New Application   Awesome Stats   Responsive Design = Mobile Awesomeness  


Joshua Strebel

We have recently updated our billing system and hosting plans. We are excited about the changes as we have packed more value for your hosting dollar into each plan. Here is some important information for all customers. All customers are required to supply a new and valid billing method. The change over to our new system requires you to re-enter your payment.  For your security we have NEVER stored your payment data. This is a required action. You will continue… Read It


Sean O'Brien


The first name in Managed WordPress Hosting just raised the bar on performance. Pagely® is proud to announce new WordPress hosting plans that expand the line considerably and help it cater to a much wider audience, as well as enhancements to existing plans. Most plans now allow multiple WordPress installs, a Pagely® first for non-enterprise accounts, as previously all standard plans were capped at one. In addition, all plans now include an allotment of PressCDN™, a global CDN for WordPress,… Read It

Sean O'Brien


On Friday we used Hangouts On Air to live stream a talk between two titans of tech, BuddyPress lead developer Boone Gorges and our own CTO Josh Eichorn. Our co-founder and CEO Joshua Strebel moderated, and we ended up with a nice technical discussion of about 50 minutes in length. Topics included recent optimizations/improvements made for version 2.0 as well as the implications for hosting, both at low levels of traffic and at scale. To view the recorded session, simply… Read It


This Friday May 2nd at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT our CTO Josh Eichorn will be doing a live Hangout with BuddyPress lead developer Boone Gorges. We’ll be discussing the differences between v1.9 and v2.0 as well as some performance benchmarks running on our hardware here. Our co-founder and CEO Joshua Strebel will moderate. We also plan on recording it and featuring the results on our blog the following week. Additional findings and topics may be discussed. If you’re running… Read It

Kristoper Lagraff


WordPress 3.9 is now available!  The team is currently testing it and preparing to push it out system wide within the next week. You can expect to see an update message from us in the upcoming week.  As usual no action will need to be taken from your side, we’ll be managing the update, so if we spot any problems, the team will be on deck ready to address them.  3.9 Highlights Improved visual editing Audio and video playlists Gallery… Read It