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Mar
2017

High Performance WordPress Hosting

In the previous installments, we discussed the two pillars of Enterprise Architecture, High availability and Security, and how these impact your business. In this article, we will talk about the third pillar which is performance  (always a favourite topic of everyone, alas the cause of many misunderstandings).  Enterprise Architectures offer unparalleled performance and speed,  however, […]

Mar
2017

Documenting WordPress plugins and themes

Documentation is something that is usually only appreciated when there is a problem and you need answers quickly. In this article, we will go through the reasons why writing documentation for your WordPress assets is important and how you can do so for themes and plugins. Why is documentation important? Keeping an updated set of […]

Mar
2017

Secure WordPress Hosting: Total Lockdown!

  Secure WordPress hosting is a term that is thrown around a lot these days. But what exactly does it mean? What does an enterprise hosting solution offer in terms of security, that regular hosting does not? We will delve into these questions and identify the design principles behind secure hosting environments. Armed with that […]

Mar
2017

Intermittent DNS Issues

RESOLVED 2017-MAR-14 23:40UTC (RESOLVED) All upstream DNS API calls are nominal and responsive. The issue has been marked as resolved 2017-MAR-14 17:44UTC (UPDATE) Throttling to DNS changes continues while our upstream provider works towards full recovery. Queries to existing DNS records remain unaffected. For more info, you can also check: https://status.aws.amazon.com/   2017-MAR-14 15:17UTC (UPDATE) Throttling […]

Mar
2017

Our Free WordPress Migration Service

If you have a website you can move it to your Pressidium account not only error-free but cost-free too. By using the free Migration Wizard tool, you can perform as many migrations as you want. Alternatively, if you find it difficult, you can issue a “Migration Request” to us. This service enables our customers to […]

Mar
2017

Demystifying High Availability Architecture

High availability is one of the four “pillars” of an Enterprise architecture. It is also one of the most misunderstood terms in the WordPress hosting world, and that usually leads to further ill communication between clients and businesses. But that shouldn’t be the case. As we will discover shortly, it is a very simple concept to […]

Mar
2017

Social Media Roll Out in February!

    With February already behind us, our journey to the world of Social Media is about to start again! The past month had many interesting changes to show for, from Mark Zuckerberg’s 6000-word manifesto to Twitter’s measures for more safety. So, here we go. Facebook The “Discover people”  feature is slowly rolling out on smartphones […]

Feb
2017

Deciphering Linux File System Permissions

Linux file permissions may seem like arcane number theory hieroglyphics to some and it’s understandable. Linux’s filesystem permission model stems from the legacy of UNIX. However, they are quite easy to grasp, once you understand the logic behind them. Permission groups and types All file and folder access control is defined in the filesystem using […]

Feb
2017

Why would you need a staging environment for WordPress?

The woes of developing, deploying and maintaining projects vital to your business are manifold. They are also the reason you need a staging environment for your WordPress site. In this article we are going to discuss: how these  problems are solved by having a staging environment. How you can use your Pressidium Staging to cut […]

Feb
2017

5 Pressidium Features To Get Your Work Done

Working on client projects as a freelancer or as part of a larger team has its own set of problems. Technical ones, process-related ones, bureaucracy, the works. We’ll see how Pressidium’s Pinnacle Platform resolves all of them, and enables you to start  faster, develop easier, and hand-off your client project in the most hassle-free way! […]

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