Give Your Global Site A Local Feel With GeoIP (Now In General Availability)

WP Engine GeoIP allows WordPress site owners to serve different web content to different users depending on their location. You can immediately redirect visitors to content in their language or currency, display geographically-specific content, or hide irrelevant content. GeoIP empowers you to create more relevant, targeted, personalized user experiences. WP Engine Labs late last year announced [Read More]

Addressing The GHOST Vulnerability

Here at WP Engine, our customers entrust us with the security of their WordPress sites, and with that trust comes great responsibility. It’s because of that responsibility that we are informing our customers today of actions we are taking to our platform. Qualys researchers this morning announced a glibc vulnerability, nicknamed GHOST, that involves a [Read More]

Announcing Password Protection for Sites in Development

If you’ve ever wanted to control who can preview your site before it goes live, today is your lucky day. We are pleased to announce password protection for sites in development. Now you can require a visitor to supply a username and password to access your site, ensuring that only approved users can view your [Read More]

WordPress 4.1 “Dinah” Has Shipped

The latest version of WordPress, 4.1, has been released! As a WP Engine customer, here’s what you need to know… For non-security related, major point releases, we usually do not upgrade customers immediately. Above all else our priority is the stability, security and functionality of your sites. To give our users time to test the [Read More]

Labs Sponsors BuddyPress and HHVM Compatability

With the announcement of our Mercury HHVM Enterprise WordPress project in November, we’ve been incredibly excited about the possibilities. Despite overwhelming potential, however, not all projects on HHVM run perfectly yet. So before the great @JJJ (John James Jacoby) kicks off the new year with a big project focused on the development and maintenance of BuddyPress, bbPRess, and GlotPress, we are [Read More]