Verify Account Ownership With Your New Support PIN

At WP Engine we want your support experience to be fast, painless, and secure. With that in mind, we are introducing a new simple way to verify account ownership when you interact with our Support team: a Support PIN. When our Support team needs to verify your identity and account access, they will request your [Read More]

WordCamp London: That’s A Wrap!

WP Engine’s EMEA team spent the last couple of days at WordCamp London, listening to various tracks, and speaking with the WordPress community. It’s great to be around so many people who are as passionate about WordPress as we are; wanting to learn, understand, get best practice advice, access talent, and receive quality content (and [Read More]

SXSW Interactive: What Choice Did You Have?

What choice did you have? That was the question posed to a hodge podge of creative and innovative folks during the 15th iteration of a presentation series called “20×2” at SXSW Interactive earlier this week. Creator and host Kevin Newsum launched the first iteration of 20×2 at SXSWi in 2001 along with Jeff Rider and [Read More]

Test Your Site Now For WordPress 4.2 Taxonomy Changes

As some of you may know, today WordPress released the second beta of WordPress 4.2. And while the final release isn’t expected until mid-April, we’d like to encourage you to start testing your code against the beta releases now. The biggest reason we’re asking you to do this is because 4.2 introduces a significant change to [Read More]

SXSW Interactive: WordPress Founder Matt Mullenweg And Rapper Ryan Leslie Want To Change The Music Industry With Open Source

Grammy-nominated rapper and producer Ryan Leslie was in the middle of introducing himself during WordPress founder and Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg’s SXSW Interactive panel when he did something a little peculiar. He gave the entire audience his phone number and asked them to take out their phones and text him. Leslie, without lifting a finger, [Read More]

SXSW Interactive: Capturing Your Second, Third, Fourth Unicorn

“Being an entrepreneur is irrational,” Jason Cohen, WP Engine CTO and founder, said Friday evening while kicking off a SXSW Interactive panel examining what prompts serial entrepreneurs to continue launching startups after finding success with one. Launching a startup is risky. It’s time-consuming. The chances for success are slim. And the levels of stress are [Read More]

ATX Startup Crawl Ushers In SXSW Interactive

For the last four years, the ATX Startup Crawl has acted as the unofficial prelude to SXSW Interactive, the technology portion of the SXSW festival that will take Austin by storm this week. And the 2015 Pre-SXSW Startup Crawl (5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, March 12) will be the largest yet. Heralded as the [Read More]