ManageWP: Manage Multiple WordPress Sites

Off the top of my head, I'm not quite sure how many client installations of WordPress I manage right now, but trust me when I say that it's a pretty big number. With that being said, when WordPress releases a Core Upgrade w/ Security or Bug-fixes, there is a sense of urgency to upgrade all of these installations to the latest, most stable release. I'm sure you can imagine, the task of updating all … [Read more...]

Possible Solution / Fix for WordPress Plugin / Theme Auto Update

Have you ever wondered why plugins/themes fail to update OR you receive a yellow FTP warning on some installations and not on others? I've asked several developers from within the wordpress community this question before and no one really has an answer for me. Typically the sites that I have that won't auto-update are housed on servers outside of our network at Pleth so it's not something I can … [Read more...]

Premium WordPress Hosting

I have been thinking a lot lately about our hosting business at Pleth.  We never have really fit into our industry very well because our philosophy is completely different than 90% of the hosting companies in business today.  Most web hosting companies offer low-cost hosting plans with very few bells and whistles so they can keep their costs down and undercut their competitors … [Read more...]

Your Thoughts on WordPress?

I pretty much develop all of my clients websites these days using wordpress as the backend content management system unless there are some really far out project requirements that I don’t see wordpress as a good fit for. Honestly I don’t hear many project requirements these days that won’t work inside of wordpress, especially given the number of plugins that are available. In fact, did you know … [Read more...]

Wordcamp Fayetteville #WCFay

I don’t know how this one slipped by me but there is a Wordcamp coming to Fayetteville at the Fayetteville Town Center on May 29th and 30th.  I was talking to Brent Passmore tonight on Twitter and he filled me in and I immediately registered online.  If you are a wordpress guru in the Central Arkansas area you should definitely think about heading up for the conference. I think … [Read more...]

Church Websites: WordPress.org & .com

My partners and I are planning on adding Church Website Development and hosting to our list of services in the next year or so so I have been doing a lot of research on the topic.  Our solution is going to be built on the wordpress framework so when I found this post on Church Blogger about the differences between the two wordpress services and the advantages I figured I should post it here … [Read more...]