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February 17, 2013
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Retroactively created slideshow about the pros and cons managed WordPress hosting from the February 2013 East Bay WordPress meetup. Thanks to WPEngine for the pizza and the informative discussion.

Transcript of Managed WordPress Hosting

  • February 17, 2013
  • EastBayWP.com
  • Our Meetup.com Pagehttp://www.meetup.com/Eastbay-WordPress-Meetup/
  • Ongoing Sponsor: Page.lyhttp://page.ly/
  • Todays Sponsor: WPEnginehttp://wpengine.com/
  • What Is Managed Hosting?https://page.ly/p/what-is-managed-wordpress-hosting/
  • Who Does Managed Hosting? Page.ly (http://page.ly) WPEngine (http://wpengine.com) ZippyKid (http://zippykid.com) Synthesis (http://websynthesis.com) Lightning Base (http://lightningbase.com/)
  • Strengths of Managed Hosting They know WordPress They make backups for you They do updates for you They help keep your site secure They improve your sites performance
  • Drawbacks of Managed Hosting Higher cost (so they can provide thatsupport) Restrictions on plugins (so they canmaintain that high performance) No email hosting (so they can concentrateon WordPress)
  • WHO GIVES YOU WHAT?
  • WPEngine SFTP access phpMyAdmin access Create your own restore points Development and production servers Deploy from Git
  • WP Engine User Portal
  • Page.ly SFTP access (paid add-on) No phpMyAdmin access Proactive security Tutorial videos
  • Page.ly Atomic Core
  • Help Videos at Page.ly
  • ZippyKid SFTP Access phpMyAdmin Access Site Activity Logs Offsite Backup Options Wider Latitude with Plugins
  • ZippyKid Site Management
  • SO WHAT DO YOU DO FOR MAIL?
  • Free Email from GoDaddy
  • Namecheap Email Hosting
  • Who Needs Managed Hosting? People who dont need to host 10+domains People who forget to update and back up People who want better performance People who dont need shell accessIn other words, probably a lot of yourclients!
  • Thanks to Our Sponsors