Video Recap: Steffinie Blankenship On Finely Tuned Consultant

This time on “Finely Tuned Consultant,” we spoke with Webtegrity’s Steffinie Blankenship in advance of her upcoming WordCamp Boston presentation, “Conquering WordPress Without Knowing Any Code.” Blankenship shared her philosophy about not letting the more technical aspects of WordPress stand in the way of simply getting started. For more on Steffinie Blankenship, visit or [Read More]

Helping Veterans Build Meaningful Careers In WordPress

At WP Engine® we have always been proud supporters of our military veterans. Some ways we support our veterans is by holding unique happy hours, partnering with organizations that provide career training, and providing them jobs. With that support of veterans in mind, we are super excited to sponsor free attendance for the first 30 [Read More]

Sally’s Baking Addiction Finds Sweet Scalability With WP Engine® [Case Study]

Sally McKenney’s baking blog, Sally’s Baking Addiction, quickly grew from a hobby site where McKenney would share recipes with friends to a booming business where the world seeks recipes for mouth-watering confections. Today, boasts a sweet 7 million visitors per month and is McKenney’s full-time job (along with writing cookbooks and, of course, baking). When [Read More]

Where Do WordPress Freelancers Make The Most Money?

When it comes to WordPress freelancers, Delaware is the leading state, by a wide margin, with the most WordPress freelancers per 100,000 residents, according to our new special report, “Working With WordPress: An Inside Look at the WordPress Economy Across the U.S.” Colorado, Utah, Oregon, and Washington round out the top five. Meanwhile, California, Nevada, [Read More]

With Free Site Migrations And 20% Off For All…

EDITOR’S NOTE 07/28/15: We have extended this offer through Monday, August 31, 2015. The coupon codes to receive a free site migration plus a 20 percent discount on annual plans and monthly plans will remain the same. Earlier this week, we lit the fuse on WP Engine® Automated Migration, a solution that eliminates the complexity and time [Read More]

An Inside Look At Recent SEO Updates [Video]

A trio of recent SEO updates may change your search rankings. But don’t fret. Last week, we hosted a webinar looking at three potentially site-slaughtering SEO updates and how to keep them from shellacking your site. You can watch the full webinar here: In this webinar, WP Engine® Vice President of Web Strategy David Vogelpohl [Read More]

Keeping Your WordPress Install Secure

If you’re a WordPress user who is even remotely concerned about security — and, honestly, as a citizen of the internet, security should always be on your mind — the past few months have likely been a little crazy for you. Over the course of 16 days, the WordPress core team put out both a major [Read More]

WordPress Developer vs. WordPress Designer: Which Job Pays More?

WordPress can be the foundation for a fulfilling and well-paying career. In our new special report, “Working With WordPress: An Inside Look at the WordPress Economy Across the U.S.,” we examine where you can find the best-paying WordPress jobs in the country. We found that nationwide the average salary for a WordPress-related career exceeds $50,000. [Read More]

Video Recap: Scott Wyden Kivowitz On Finely Tuned Consultant

This week on “Finely Tuned Consultant,” we spoke with Scott Wyden Kivowitz about how photographers can get the most out of WordPress. Kivowitz shared his insights on the best plugins and strategies photographers should employ on their sites. He also spent time discussing his recent WordCamp Philly presentation, “Start Selling Images With WordPress in Under 10 [Read More]