Setup A Site.
Everything you need to get started with a new or migrated site running on WP Engine.
Go Live Checklist
The process of “going live” refers to the process of building out your website and making publicly accessible. You can easily track these steps with the “go live checklist”. Items in this checklist will display a green checkmark when completed, allowing you to track your progress and know which steps should be done next. Locate…
WP Engine’s Advanced Network
Learn about WP Engine’s new advanced network and how to convert to it in order to take advantage of Cloudflare performance features.
Genesis Blocks Pro is a collection of page-building blocks for the WordPress block editor and part of the Genesis Pro suite. Get started here.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
Add an SSL to secure your website using Let’s Encrypt, RapidSSL Wildcard or a 3rd party certificate. Learn how to force all or just specific pages to HTTPS.
Genesis Framework SEO Settings
Learn how to configure the Genesis Framework for optimial SEO theme settings to help your site rank on search engines better.
WooCommerce Best Practices
Learn the best practices for running an optimized WooCommerce website and tips for deploying and troubleshooting successfully.
ElasticSearch Powered by ElasticPress.io
Offloading your site’s search functionality can help improve performance. Learn how to connect ElasticPress with ElasticPress.io.
Capture Leads with HubSpot’s All-in-One Marketing
Learn how to capture leads on your site using HubSpot’s All-in-One Marketing plugin. This guide will explain how to connect your site to your HubSpot account, automatically set up HubSpot tools if your site is using Genesis, and style the tools.
Smart Plugin Manager (SPM)
Smart Plugin Manager keeps your site secure by keeping plugins up-to-date. Learn about Smart Plugin manager, how to enable it and how change the settings.
Disable Gutenberg Editor with Classic Editor Plugin
If you’re not ready to use the Gutenberg editor that was launched with WordPress 5.0, you will need to install and configure the Classic Editor plugin.
Get Started with Genesis Framework and StudioPress Themes
Learn steps to get started using the Genesis Framework and your Premium StudioPress theme on the WP Engine platform, as well as helpful resources.
Domain Connect and Automatic DNS Setup
Learn how to use WP Engine’s new Domain Connect tool in the User Portal to automatically authenticate and configure your DNS records for supported DNS providers in a few clicks.