Why Managed Hosting is the Best Option for Most WordPress Users

Why Managed Hosting is the Best Option for Most WordPress Users

A core principle of the WordPress project stipulates that WordPress should be easy to use for non-technical users. Over the last 14 years, a lot of developer time has been devoted to making sure WordPress is accessible to anyone who...
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What Should Site Owners Expect From WordPress Hosting?

What Should Site Owners Expect From WordPress Hosting?

Basic WordPress hosting is not difficult. You need a server with a compatible version of PHP, a MySQL database, and a web server (often Apache) — a combination that’s typically referred to as a LAMP stack (the L is for...
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WHIR Networking Event Comes Home to Toronto

WHIR Networking Event Comes Home to Toronto

For those of you who keep up with the WHIR Networking Events schedule, you know that we are in cities around the U.S. throughout the year. But I have to admit, it is so nice when we host an event...
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Migrating Your Site is Easier Than You Think

Migrating Your Site is Easier Than You Think

As your WordPress site grows from a few visits a day to thousands of visits a month and more, the shared hosting account that provides its bandwidth, storage, and processing may be unable to keep up with the increased traffic....
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Save Net Neutrality. Save the Internet We Love.

Save Net Neutrality. Save the Internet We Love.

By Brett Dunst, VP of Corporate Communications, DreamHost Hey reader of this online article, you ever use the internet? It’s good, right? It’s got Netflix, Instagram, a bunch of WordPress sites – the whole thing’s a lot of fun. You...
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WHIR Networking Hits Washington, D.C. During Microsoft Inspire 2017

WHIR Networking Hits Washington, D.C. During Microsoft Inspire 2017

The WHIR returned to the nation’s capital this week for a WHIR Networking Event during the Microsoft Inspire conference, which drew 15,000 attendees from around the world. It was great to see many of our international readers and supporters from...
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Top 10 Considerations for Choosing a Hosting Billing System

Top 10 Considerations for Choosing a Hosting Billing System

Bringing you original insights from experts and marketers. The WHIR’s Industry Perspectives content allows marketers and experts to connect with an audience of hosting and cloud industry professionals through original content that is informative and useful. ...
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What Do We Lose When We Give Up The Open Internet?

What Do We Lose When We Give Up The Open Internet?

Those of us who have been using the web since the early days remember a different experience to those who grew up in the age of Facebook, Tumblr, Medium, and other publishing platforms that aim to “eat the web”. Back...
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WHIR Chicago Networking Event Recap

WHIR Chicago Networking Event Recap

by Nicole Henderson  on Thursday, June 29 2017 The WHIR was in Chicago last week for our networking event at the Rockit Bar & Grill, a very cool and spacious venue, providing the perfect atmosphere for all of our guests that made...
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DuPont Fabros: A Look at the Head-Spinning Valuation

DuPont Fabros: A Look at the Head-Spinning Valuation

So what do you get for $4,600 per rentable data center square foot? You purchase DuPont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE: DFT). Behemoth is the best word I can use when describing REIT Digital Realty Trust Inc., (NYSE: DLR). After all...
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