WP Engine and Facebook Combine to Enhance Speed, Stability and Performance for HHVM

There has been a new technological advancement for PHP developers and the developer community as a whole. For the very first time PHP and HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine), an open-source project created by Facebook, can now run side-by-side on the same server, vastly increasing speed, performance and stability for websites in production environments. By doing so, modern websites and applications with dynamic content built on HHVM can see an average response time increase of 560%.

WP Engine Launches Development Labs, Dedicated to Open Source and Product Suite Innovation

WP Engine, a leading SaaS content management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress, today announced the launch of the new WP Engine Labs and its first innovation, S3 Mirror. The new WP Engine Labs will contribute to the Open Source community and serve as the innovation wing of WP Engine‚Äôs product suite. Headed […]

WP Engine Study: Majority of Americans Want Original Content Directly from Brands

WP Engine, a leading SaaS content management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress, announced today the results of its WP Engine Content Creation Study.

WP Engine Raises $15M Round

WP Engine today announced a $15 million investment from North Bridge Growth Equity.

WP Engine Appoints Heather Brunner as CEO

WP Engine, the premium managed hosting platform for websites and applications built with WordPress, today announced the appointment of Heather Brunner as CEO.

Heather Brunner Joins WP Engine

There has been some incredible talent joining WP Engine lately. First it was Nick Daines, who headed up Rackspace’s famous customer support program. Now it’s Heather Brunner, former COO for Bazaarvoice.

The Middle: WP Engine

In the big world of Wordpress blogs there are those big ones on the high end (Techcrunch) where a paid staff can provide all the help you need. On the low end, hosted Wordpress is perfect for many. But what about the middle? In that big middle ground you want to customize Wordpress just enough that they can’t host it for you, but you’re not big enough to afford someone to main your blog and apply the latest updates and plug potential security holes.