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WP Engine Named a WordPress Recommended Partner for Adobe Business Catalyst Customers

Thousands of Small Businesses and Agencies Transferring to Wordpress on WP Engine WP Engine, the WordPress digital experience platform, announced that it has been selected as a WordPress recommended partner for Adobe Business Catalyst customers transitioning to a new digital experience platform. If you're an Adobe Business Catalyst customer consider the benefits of WordPress with WP Engine. Adobe just named @wpengine a recommended partner to smooth your transition. Adobe Business Catalyst is an all-in-one hosted…

SeoSamba Announces Email Marketing Platform Built for Franchises Businesses and WordPress Websites Owners

SeoSamba, a Leading Marketing and Sales Automation Software Provider, Just Announced the Release of Its Email Marketing Software Services SeoSamba, a leading marketing and sales automation software provider, just announced the release of its email marketing software services. Subscriptions, which can be purchased stand-alone or as part of the marketing & sales automation software suite, are charged by how many emails organizations need to send each month, and not by the number of stored contacts. Besides free…

Musubu Releases WordPress Plugin to Automatically Block High Cyber Risk Visitors From Websites

Users of Musubu's Plugin Can Take Advantage of Proprietary Algorithms That Score Top Threats Around the Clock to Lower Their Risk Musubu, a leading provider of IP address and network data APIs and applications for cybersecurity professionals and businesses large and small, announced today the general availability of its IP Threat Blocker Plugin for WordPress. The plugin is designed to let website owners and web development firms automatically protect their sites and the sites of their clients from the ever-growing…

Donuts to Power Global Domain Searches on WordPress.Com

WordPress.Com Selects the Donuts Search Engine for Its Domain Search After a Stringent Evaluation Process Donuts is a leader in delivering high-quality internet domains. It is no surprise then that Content Management Systems' Giant, WordPress is selecting the company for its International language domain search. WordPress will be leveraging Donuts’ superior Relevant Name Search (RNS) engine for all its global searches. "Millions of websites run on WordPress.com, and offering our customers a compelling domain search…

WordPress.com Celebrates 14 Entrepreneurs, Writers, and Nonprofits for the 2019 ‘Anything Is Possible’ List

The Inaugural New Year's List Spotlights People and Organizations Who Are Using the Web to Make Their Communities, and the World, a Better Place A coffee co-op owned by its farmers, a sewing community empowering people of all body shapes and sizes, and a 12-year-old journalist are among those named in WordPress.com's first-ever "Anything Is Possible" list for 2019, celebrating 14 extraordinary people and organizations who are using the web to make the world a better place. This year's inaugural Anything Is Possible…

NexTech Launches Ecommerce AR Solution for Shopify, Magento & WordPress – CFN Media

CFN Media Group, the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry, announces publication of an article discussing ecommerce and how NexTech AR Solutions Inc. aims to be on the precipice of these trends as a leading provider of AR solutions to independent merchants. With the recent launch of three plugins, the company is rapidly transitioning from a beta stage to a commercial stage—an event that investors may want to watch, especially given CEO Evan Gappelberg’s recent purchase …

First Ever Global Survey of the WordPress Genesis Community

Builds On Mission To Be The Most Open And Transparent Community In WordPress A new international study conducted by WP Engine into the Genesis Framework , the world’s most popular theme framework for the millions of WordPress sites that comprise 32% of the Web, drew responses from 1,687 people around the world, including members from 66 countries ranging from Argentina to Vietnam. This initiative builds on one of the stated goals of the Genesis Community to be the most open community in WordPress. Genesis Community…

Data443 Secures Global Rights to Leading WordPress GDPR Solution

Data-Security & Privacy Leader Brings Award-Winning Data Classification, Governance, Discovery & GDPR Compliance Capabilities to Over 20,000,000 Websites Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc., a leading data security company, today announced it has secured the global technology, branding, and ongoing management rights to leading WordPress GDPR solution: The WordPress GDPR Framework. The WordPress GDPR Framework is an open-source plugin developed by Codelight, a leading EU-based WordPress developer, to address the EU’s…

Automattic, Parent Company of WordPress.com, Acquires Atavist Publishing Platform and Award-Winning Magazine

Atavist Will Integrate Its Storytelling-Focused Features into Wordpress and Transition Its Customer Base Automattic announced it has acquired Atavist, the groundbreaking publishing platform and magazine founded in 2011. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Atavist's team will join Automattic, including CEO Jefferson Rabb, The Atavist magazine editor in chief Seyward Darby, and head of product communications Kathleen Ross. Atavist will integrate its storytelling-focused features into…

Translate Your Web Content with the Enhanced Amazon Polly Plugin For WordPress

Real-Time Text-to-Speech Translation from English to Spanish, German, French or Portuguese WP Engine, the leading WordPress digital experience platform, announced its collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to bring machine learning-powered speech translations to WordPress, the dominant content management system (CMS) that powers nearly a third of the web. The integration of Amazon Translate into the Amazon Polly plugin for WordPress will allow brands and publishers to take web content in English and translate that…

WordPress Events Plugin Market Disrupted by New Innovative Event Registration Calendar Software

WordPress Has a New Event Registration Software That Changes Everything Event Registration Pro Calendar is the newly released event calendar and event registration plugin for WordPress developed by Integrated Technology and Design. A leader in the open source event registration market for the past 10 years as a Joomla CMS extension, Event Registration Pro Calendar is now released as a WordPress Plugin. For many years, WordPress event calendar plugins and WordPress event registration software have been lacking a common…

After 10 Years, WordPress Products Pioneer iThemes is Acquired by Liquid Web

iThemes Will Continue to Function as an Independent Unit Within Liquid Web iThemes, a leader in WordPress plugins announced that it has been acquired by Liquid Web, the market leader in managed hosting services to SMB's and the designers, developers and agencies who create for them. iThemes will continue to function as an independent unit within Liquid Web. All employees remain with iThemes and Cory Miller, founder, will remain as General Manager of iThemes while joining the Liquid Web leadership team. iThemes…

Bluehost’s New Technology Offers Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs a Quick and Easy WordPress Solution

New Bluehost Experience Enables Wordpress Users To Create A Scalable Website In One Simple Click. Leading Web hosting provider Bluehost, an Endurance International Group company and top-rated web host by WordPress.org, has introduced a new user experience that greatly simplifies the process of publishing a WordPress-powered website. Designed for novice WordPress users, with all the features an expert needs, the new Bluehost platform provides intuitive steps that help small businesses get online fast. "WordPress is…

CloudAccess, A Cloud Equity Group Portfolio Company, Completes Second Add-On Acquisition

CloudAccess acquires Michigan-based web development and search engine marketing firm to expand its professional service offerings CloudAccess, a leading WordPress and Joomla cloud hosting provider based out of Michigan, today announced that it has expanded its professional service offerings with the acquisition of Miller Media, a Michigan-based web development and search engine marketing firm. Miller Media is a Google Partner digital marketing agency focused on Internet marketing strategies, usability, conversion…

IntelligenceBank Launches NEW API Handshakes

IntelligenceBank, the leading marketing operations platform announced the launch of IntelligenceBank Handshakes. Based on IntelligenceBank's robust API, Handshakes are simple 'if this, then that' an integrated workflow that connects files and data from IntelligenceBank to other technology tools. Handshakes automate repetitive tasks, so IntelligenceBank clients can get work done faster and stay more compliant. It securely sends information from one application to another without any custom coding.  It's another way to make…

WP Engine Appoints Jason Teichman As COO

Teichman brings over two decades of experience scaling digital-first businesses, most recently as CEO of Pond5 WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), today announced it has appointed Jason Teichman as Chief Operating Officer. As COO of WP Engine, Jason will be responsible for overseeing the full customer journey of the business, driving strong operational excellence, global growth and amplifying the company’s customer-inspired culture. WP Engine today announced it has appointed Jason Teichman as…

Customers Are Changing, So Should Marketing

Right Balance Between Tech and Human Touch Can Enhance Omni-Channel Experiences Rapid changes in customers' attitudes and expectations are challenging marketers like never before. Finding the right balance between the efficiency of technology and personal connection through human interaction has become even more challenging for marketers. At the same time, it also presents major opportunities, concludes new research from The Conference Board. The report, Customers Are Changing, and So Should Marketing, is based on a…

WP Engine Makes Genesis Pro Available to New Customers via StudioPress

Genesis Pro helps you build better websites faster with the world’s leading design and build platform for WordPress WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), announced it is making its Genesis Pro offering, a site-building solution, available for purchase via a subscription on StudioPress which will include one year of free hosting on WP Engine’s platform (limited time only). The subscription also includes access to and support for Genesis and all the StudioPress-made themes, all for only $360 per year.…

Gatsby Raises $28 Million in Series B Funding to Become the Way the Web is Built

Eyeing Gatsby’s network effect growth that includes adding customers like Capital One, DraftKings and Impossible Foods—Index Ventures leads new investment round Gatsby, the modern way to build the web, is announcing a $28 million Series B round of funding led by Index Ventures with repeat investments from CRV and Trinity Ventures. Index Ventures Partner Shardul Shah, who has led investments in popular cloud infrastructure and enterprise startups like DataDog, Nginx (acquired by F5) and Duo Security (acquired by Cisco),…

TechBytes with Jeremy Van Ek, COO at American Marketing Association

Hi Jeremy, tell us about your role/team you handle at AMA. What inspired you to join the company? As Chief Operations Officer at the American Marketing Association, my primary responsibility is the execution, enablement, and development of all Finance, Operations, and Technology within the organization. I was inspired to join the AMA because of the mission of the organization to be a thought leader and coach to marketers. Prior to the AMA, I was the Chief Financial Officer at Trisect. I bring more than 15 years of…