Transitioning from Adobe Business Catalyst to WordPress

By now, it’s common knowledge that Adobe Business Catalyst has announced end of life for March 26th, 2021. Another solution is needed for you and your clients.

Hear from Adobe Business Catalyst Master Partner Chicago Digital and owners of the official Adobe Business Catalyst App Store and BC Academe as they discuss why they’re making the move to WordPress. We discuss some of those crucial features that the Business Catalyst community had come to love and how they can be re-imagined on WordPress. And with WP Engine’s Digital Experience Platform you’ll see the power, security, reliability, developer tools, and ease of use for your WordPress sites.

In addition, learn from Chicago Digital some basic best practices for building websites on WordPress by applying lessons we’ve learned building sites on Adobe Business Catalyst for the past 8 years. WP Engine experts will also walk you through a demo of the powerful WP Engine’s User Portal so you can make more educated decision about next steps that are right for your business.

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes (includes 30 minutes of informative Q&A)

What you’ll learn:

  • Why Chicago Digital is moving from Adobe Business Catalyst to WordPress
  • Debunking WordPress myths
  • Feature parity between Business Catalyst and WordPress
  • Why to build your WordPress sites on WP Engine
  • How to do WordPress right
  • Demo of WordPress and WP Engine user portal
  • Top suggested resources for getting started

Our Expert Speakers

  • Michael Sallander, SVP of Digital Strategy and Co-Founder, Chicago Digital, @mikesallander
  • Scott Shefler, SVP of Digital Experience and Co-Founder, Chicago Digital, @Shefler
  • Tony Gilharry, Partner Operations, WP Engine, @tonefox
  • Steven Word, Innovation Program Manager, WP Engine, @stevenkword


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