By Greg Hoffman – PracticalEcommerce.com – Image Not Credited.
WP Engine’s program is exclusive to the ShareASale network. According to a ShareASale representative, the WP Engine program is in the top 1 percent on that network, with more than 21,000 approved publishers. The program gained popularity by offering minimum payouts to affiliates of at least $200 per sale or 100 percent of the first month’s payment, whichever is higher. The single highest commission to date is $11,000.
By Hannah Williams – TechWorld.com – Image Not Credited.
WP Engine was founded in March 2010 by Jason Cohen after his experience of working and founding startups for many years. The idea for the startup, which has been developed to boost the speed of WordPress to make it more scalable and secure, initially came to Cohen after noticing sites crashing due to high traffic.
This is how Cohen brought the idea to life, and as the years progressed and the company widened they began to do more to provide advanced digital experiences for WordPress users. “One of the things we do is contribute a lot to the WordPress community, so WordPress is open source that means a lot of people contributed to it and still do so it’s part of our ethos. We have five core values that drive the culture of the company and the last one is being committed to give back.
By Mark Randall, WP Engine (Computerworld) – TechWorld.com.au – Image Not Credited.
Open source software adoption is continuing its stratospheric rise. Two thirds of enterprises are now using OSS, according to the 2016 Future of Open Source Survey, and they’re increasingly using it as a mainstream, integral part of their business. Whereas in previous years the primary use of OSS was for web sites and applications, now open source has become the default approach 66 percent of organisations.
By Darcy Wheeler – WPEngine – Image WPEngine
When it comes to WordPress security, it’s important to have a solid foundation for looking at your site with a critical eye toward making it more secure.
Here at WP Engine, we recently hosted a webinar with two fellow security experts who provided a number of insights on this topic, including the most common types of attacks, why hackers attack, and tips to make your website more secure.
Read on to learn more about some of these security insights to help you get a better understanding of WordPress security and how to harden your site to keep the bad guys at bay.
The WordPress Threat Model
Getting hacked isn’t as easy as you might think — that’s as long as you don’t practice laxity in best security practices.